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Niger - Severance pay and redundancy payment


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Severance pay:
Remarks:
  • No provision in the LC. However, severance pay is governed by art. 34 of the Inter-occupational Collective Agreement:
    A worker is entitled to severance pay provided he has been employed continuously for a period of at least one year and he has not committed any serious misconduct. Severance pay corresponds to a percentage of the monthly overall wages per year of service and is set according to the length of service as follows:
    *20% per year during the first 5 years
    *30% per year from the 6th to the 10th year
    *35% per year after the tenth year.
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 0.2 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 0.4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 0.8 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 2.5 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 6 month(s)
Redundancy payment:
Remarks:
  • Severance pay + specific additional payment of 1 month's gross wages for individual and collective dismissals on economic grounds (art. 86 new LC).
    [Note: the article number has changed in the new LC but its content has remained unchanged.]
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 1.2 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 1.4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 1.8 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 2 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 3.5 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 7 month(s)
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Severance pay:
Remarks:
  • No provision in the LC. However, severance pay is governed by art. 34 of the Inter-occupational Collective Agreement:
    A worker is entitled to severance pay provided he has been employed continuously for a period of at least one year and he has not committed any serious misconduct. Severance pay corresponds to a percentage of the monthly overall wages per year of service and is set according to the length of service as follows:
    *20% per year during the first 5 years
    *30% per year from the 6th to the 10th year
    *35% per year after the tenth year.
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 0.2 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 0.4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 0.8 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 2.5 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 6 month(s)
Redundancy payment:
Remarks:
  • Severance pay + specific additional payment of 1 month's gross wages for individual and collective dismissals on economic grounds (art. 86 new LC).
    [Note: the article number has changed in the new LC but its content has remained unchanged.]
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 1.2 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 1.4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 1.8 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 2 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 3.5 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 7 month(s)
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Severance pay:
Remarks:
  • No provision in the LC. However, severance pay is governed by art. 34 of the Inter-occupational Collective Agreement:
    A worker is entitled to severance pay provided he has been employed continuously for a period of at least one year and he has not committed any serious misconduct. Severance pay corresponds to a percentage of the monthly overall wages per year of service and is set according to the length of service as follows:
    *20% per year during the first 5 years
    *30% per year from the 6th to the 10th year
    *35% per year after the tenth year.
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 0.2 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 0.4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 0.8 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 2.5 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 6 month(s)
Redundancy payment:
Remarks:
  • Severance pay + specific additional payment of 1 month's gross wages for individual and collective dismissals on economic grounds (art. 79 LC).
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 1.2 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 1.4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 1.8 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 2 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 3.5 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 7 month(s)
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Severance pay:
Remarks:
  • No provision in the LC. However, severance pay is governed by art. 34 of the Inter-occupational Collective Agreement:
    A worker is entitled to severance pay provided he has been employed continuously for a period of at least one year and he has not committed any serious misconduct. Severance pay corresponds to a percentage of the monthly overall wages per year of service and is set according to the length of service as follows:
    *20% per year during the first 5 years
    *30% per year from the 6th to the 10th year
    *35% per year after the tenth year.
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 0.2 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 0.4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 0.8 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 2.5 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 6 month(s)
Redundancy payment:
Remarks:
  • Severance pay + specific additional payment of 1 month's gross wages for individual and collective dismissals on economic grounds (art. 79 LC).
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 1.2 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 1.4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 1.8 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 2 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 3.5 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 7 month(s)
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Severance pay:
Remarks:
  • No provision in the LC. However, severance pay is governed by art. 34 of the Inter-occupational Collective Agreement:
    A worker is entitled to severance pay provided he has been employed continuously for a period of at least one year and he has not committed any serious misconduct. Severance pay corresponds to a percentage of the monthly overall wages per year of service and is set according to the length of service as follows:
    *20% per year during the first 5 years
    *30% per year from the 6th to the 10th year
    *35% per year after the tenth year.
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 0 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 0.2 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 0.4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 0.8 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 2.5 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 6 month(s)
Redundancy payment:
Remarks:
  • Severance pay + specific additional payment of 1 month's gross wages for individual and collective dismissals on economic grounds (art. 79 LC).
  • tenure ≥ 6 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 9 months: 1 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 1 year: 1.2 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 2 years: 1.4 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 4 years: 1.8 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 5 years: 2 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 10 years: 3.5 month(s)
  • tenure ≥ 20 years: 7 month(s)