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  1. United Kingdom - Employment security, termination of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Crew Agreements, Lists of Crew and Discharge of Seamen) (Fishing Vessels) Regulations 1972 (S.I. No. 919 of 1972)

    Adoption: 1972-06-20 | GBR-1972-R-16840

  2. United Kingdom - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Redundancy Rebates Act 1969

    Adoption: 1969-03-06 | GBR-1969-L-17944

    Reduces the rebates payable under section 30 of the Redundancy Payments Act 1965 (Chapter 8).

  3. United Kingdom - Employment security, termination of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Redundant Mineworkers (Payments Scheme) Order 1968 (S.I. No. 987 of 1968)

    Adoption: 1968-06-24 | Date of entry into force: 1968-07-04 | GBR-1968-R-37309

    Establishes under the Coal Industry Act 1967 a scheme for the payment of weekly benefits in certain cases to supplement the income of mineworkers made redundant after attaining the age of 55 and before the age of 65 in the case of men or 60 in the case of women.

  4. United Kingdom - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Coal Industry Act 1967 (Chapter 91)

    Adoption: 1967-12-20 | GBR-1967-L-37233

    Makes provisions in respect to borrowing by and grants to the National Coal Board; provides for supplementary payments to redundant workers in the coal industry, for the reimbursement to the Board of contributions to retirement benefits to or in respect of such workers and of losses incurred by the Board in deferring the closure of coal mines.

  5. United Republic of Tanzania - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 1988. No. 2.

    Adoption: 1988-03-31 | TZA-1988-L-7041

    The amendments include the addition, to the Severance Allowance Act 1962 (Cap. 487), of new subparagraph (e) in s. 3, to read as follows: "or, where an employee leaves the employment under circumstances which would otherwise qualify him for payment of terminal benefits under any other law or regulation irrespective of his salary had he been governed by such law or regulation".

  6. United States of America - Employment security, termination of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Procedures for the handling of discrimination complaints under federal employee protection statutes, final rule (29 CFR Part 24).

    Adoption: 1998-03-11 | USA-1998-R-49398

    Final text of revised regulations governing the employee protection ("whistleblower") provisions of Section 211 of the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, to implement the changes enacted by the Energy Policy Act of 1992.

  7. United States of America - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Economic Dislocation and Worker Adjustment Assistance Act of 1988 (as amended through November 15, 1990)

    Adoption: 1990-11-15 | USA-1990-L-31164

    Makes provisions in respect of employment and training assistance for dislocated workers. (Abridged version. Not all provisions are included.)

  8. United States of America - Employment security, termination of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Termination of Temporary Resident Status Granted to an Alien as a Special Agricultural Worker Rule (8 CFR Part 210)

    Adoption: 1990-03-16 | Date of entry into force: 1990-04-05 | USA-1990-R-20688

    Ensures that affected aliens are notified of the grounds of termination of status and are given an opportunity to appeal any adverse decision.

  9. United States of America - Employment security, termination of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Pay Administration (General) Severance Pay Rule (5 CFR Part 550)

    Adoption: 1990-02-23 | Date of entry into force: 1990-03-28 | USA-1990-R-20532

    Amends the conditions under which Federal employees are entitled to severance pay when they are involuntarily separated from Federal service.

  10. United States of America - Employment security, termination of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merit Systems Protection Board (5 CFR §§1201-1206)

    Adoption: 1989-06-29 | Date of entry into force: 1989-07-09 | USA-1989-R-8170

    Revisions intended to clarify the practices and procedures of the Merit Systems Protection Board, in order to facilitate their being made comprehensible to persons who are not practitioners in public administration or law, and to implement the Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 (Public Law 101-12).
    Sec. 1201. Appointment of members of the Merit Systems Protection Board.
    Sec. 1202. Term of office; filling vacancies; removal.
    Sec. 1203. Chairman; Vice Chairman.
    Sec. 1204. Powers and functions of the Merit Systems Protection Board.
    Sec. 1205. Transmittal of information to Congress.
    Sec. 1206. Annual report.

  11. United States of America - Employment security, termination of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Practices and Procedures for Appeals of Personnel Actions Allegedly Based on Whistleblowing and Requests for Stays of Personnel Actions in Such Cases Rule (5 CFR Part 1209)

    Adoption: 1989-06-29 | Date of entry into force: 1989-07-09 | USA-1989-R-8171

    These amendments of the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board add a new Part to implement the Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989.

  12. United States of America - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989. Public Law 101-12 (S.20).

    Adoption: 1989-04-10 | USA-1989-L-7593

    Amends title 5, United States Code, to strengthen the protections available to federal employees against prohibited personnel practices, including dismissal, when they have made disclosures which would assist the public to eliminate of fraud, waste, abuse and unneccessary government expenditures. The Act allows such employees, termed "whistleblowers," to appeal their own cases to the Merit Systems Protection Board if Special Counsel refuses to do so.

  13. United States of America - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act. Public Law 100-418 (H.R. 3).

    Adoption: 1988-08-23 | USA-1988-L-7253

    Amends the legislation on trade and related matters by, inter alia, requiring the United States Trade Representative to retaliate against certain trade practices by raising tariffs on the offending country's goods. The definition of unreasonable practices subject to retaliation has been expanded to include a persistent pattern of violating internationally accepted workers' rights. A new procedure (described as a "super 301 procedure") has been established for examining allegations of such practices (Title I, Subtitle C, Part 1). Title III, Subtitle B enacts the International Debt Management Act of 1988. In addition, the principal Act extends the eligility of workers displaced from their jobs on account of imports to receive retraining assistance under the Trade Adjustment Act of 1974 (Title I, Subtitle D, Part 3). This training has been transformed into an entitlement programme no longer necessitating annual funding. The new legislation also sets up a trial project to pay a supplemental allowance to workers who take new jobs that pay less than their previous posts. Finally, in Title VI, Subtitle D of this Act, it contains the Economic Dislocation and Worker Adjustment Assistance Act, which amends Title III of the Job Training Partnership Act (LS 1982-USA 1). The present Act also includes a number of measures to promote education, including literacy and vocational training.

  14. United States of America - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Economic Dislocation and Worker Adjustment Assistance Act. Public Law 100-418 (H.R. 3).

    Adoption: 1988-08-23 | USA-1988-L-7254

    Amends Title III of the Job Training Partnership Act (LS 1982-USA 1) by replacing the definition of "dislocated workers" and providing new financing arrangements in conjunction with the statesection Calls for maintaining data on failed farms and ranchesection Requires, in section 6306, the Secretary of Labor to conduct a biennial study on the extent to which countries recognise and enforce, and producers fail to comply with, internationally recognised worker rights (as further defined therein).

  15. United States of America - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act of 1988 (WARN), Public Law 100-379 [S. 2527] (29 U.S.C., Chapter 23). (29 U.S. Code, secs. 2102-2109) - United States Code Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1988-08-04 | Date of entry into force: 1989-02-04 | USA-1988-L-6641

    Requires employers with 100 or more workers, excluding part-time employees, to give 60 days' advance notice of shutdowns of operations which affect at least 50 workers (sections 2 and 3). It also requires employers to give the same amount of notice of layoffs that would last more than six months and affect at least one-third of the workers at the employment site (ibid.). The notice period may be reduced under certain circumstances. Various exemptions are available, in particular if the closing resulted from a strike or lockout, of if the employer has sold its the business to a successor who agrees to continue employing the workers involved. Remedies in case of violation include an employee's back pay and benefits which may be awarded by a federal court, as well as a fine which may be imposed for failure to give advance notice to local governmental authorities. The remedies provided are to be exclusive for any violation of this Act (section 5(b)). Certain aspects of the notice provisions under this Act as they relate to provisions of the National Labor Relations Act and the Railway Labor Act are addressed in sections 4 and 9.

  16. United States of America - Employment security, termination of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Reduction in Force Rule (5 CFR Part 351)

    Adoption: 1987-12-03 | USA-1987-R-4621

    Provides that an employee of the federal government who has been furloughed for more than 30 days, separated or demoted by a reduction in force may appeal to the Merit Systems Protection Board.

  17. United States of America - Employment security, termination of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Unfair Immigration-Related Employment Practices Rule (28 CFR Part 44)

    Adoption: 1987-09-30 | Date of entry into force: 1987-11-05 | USA-1987-R-4618

    Establishes standards and procedures for the enforcement of section 102 of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (LS 1986 - USA 1 (extracts)). That section makes it an unfair immigration-related employment practice to discriminate against an individual in hiring, discharging or recruiting or referring for a fee because of an individual's national origin or, in specified cases, his or her citizenship status. These regulations contain definitions of prohibited practices and set forth the procedures applicable to charges of discrimination.

  18. Uruguay - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Ley núm. 16678 por la cual se dictan normas en casos de extinción del contrato de trabajo de los viajantes y vendedores de plaza en el rubro comisiones.

    Adoption: 1994-12-14 | URY-1994-L-40126

  19. Uruguay - Employment security, termination of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decreto núm. 475/992, por el que se dispone que los trabajadores de diarios de Montevideo deberán deducir derechos ante la Secretaría de la Comisión Administradora del Fondo complementario de la industria periodística

    Adoption: 1992-10-06 | URY-1992-R-32474

  20. Uruguay - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Ley núm. 10913, sobre estabilidad de los representantes de los trabajadores

    Adoption: 1947-06-25 | URY-1947-L-32458

    Para ser delegado del personal es indispensable tener por lo menos tres años de antigüedad en la empresa. Los miembros del Consejo, mientras duren en sus funciones, no podrán ser despedidos si no media un motivo grave y fundado.

  21. Uruguay - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Ley núm. 10489, por la que se establece la indemnización por despido

    Adoption: 1944-06-06 | URY-1944-L-32457

  22. Vanuatu - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Employment (Amendment) Act No. 8 of 1995. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1995-08-11 | Date of entry into force: 1995-08-28 | VUT-1995-L-42143

    Amends section 54(1) of Employment Act [Cap. 160] providing severance pay for employees who have worked at an establishment for more than 12 months. Also amends section 20 by substituting "1 year" with "3 years".

  23. Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) - Employment security, termination of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decreto núm. 4167, de 23 de marzo de 2020, que ratifica la inamovilidad laboral de las trabajadoras y trabajadores de los sectores públicos y privados regidos por el Decreto con Rango, Valor y Fuerza de Ley Orgánica del Trabajo, los Trabajadores y las Trabajadoras, hasta el 31 de diciembre de 2020 - Pandectas Digital

    Adoption: 2020-03-23 | Date of entry into force: 2020-03-23 | VEN-2020-R-110235

    El decreto en cuestión ratifica la inamovilidad laboral de las trabajadoras y trabajadores de los sectores públicos y privados regidos por el Decreto con Rango, Valor y Fuerza de Ley Orgánica del Trabajo, los Trabajadores y las Trabajadoras, hasta el 31 de diciembre de 2020. Establece que las trabajadoras y trabajadores amparados por este Decreto no puedan ser despedidos, desmejorados o trasladados sin justa causa calificada previamente por el Inspector o Inspectora del Trabajo de la jurisdicción. Exceptúa de sus disposiciones a las trabajadoras y trabajadores que ejerzan cargos de dirección y las trabajadoras y trabajadores de temporada u ocasionales.

  24. Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) - Employment security, termination of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decreto núm. 9322 que establece la inamovilidad laboral a favor de los trabajadores y trabajadoras del sector privado y del sector público regidos por la Ley Orgánica del Trabajo, las Trabajadoras y los Trabajadores. - Tribunal Supremo de Justicia

    Adoption: 2012-12-27 | Date of entry into force: 2013-01-01 | VEN-2012-R-92305

    Tiene por objeto establecer la inamovilidad laboral de los citados trabajadores entre el 1 de enero y el 31 de diciembre de 2013 a fin de proteger el derecho al trabajo como proceso fundamental que permite la promoción de la prosperidad, el bienestar del pueblo y la construcción de una sociedad justa y amante de la paz.

  25. Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) - Employment security, termination of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decreto núm. 1882, mediante el cual se integrará como claúsula irrenunciable en los contratos de trabajo vigentes y en los que se celebren durante la validez temporal del presente decreto, la que en él se señala.

    Adoption: 1997-06-11 | Date of entry into force: 1997-06-17 | Date of end of application: 1997-06-30 | VEN-1997-R-47066

    Se trata de la claúsula siguiente: "Hasta el día treinta de junio del año en curso, inclusive, el trabajador no podrá ser despedido sin justa causa calificada previamente por el Inspector del Trabajo de la juridsdicción, de conformidad con los procedimientos prevestos en la sección sexta (Del Fuero Sindical) del Título VII de la Ley Orgánica del Trabajo". Se exceptúa del ámbito personal de validez a los trabajadores que no gozan de estabilidad según el art. 112 de la Ley Orgánica del Trabajo. El patrono y la organización sindical que represente a la mayoría absoluta de los trabajadores o en su ausencia la coalición o grupo que ostente esta representación podrán acordar la reducción del personal durante la vigencia de este decreto.

  26. Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) - Employment security, termination of employment - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Resolución del Ministro del Trabajo núm. 4388 por la que se crea una Oficina en las Federaciones de Trabajadores de mayor representatividad regional, en cada uno de los Estados de la República de Venezuela, donde los Procuradores Especiales del Trabajo despacharán y oirán consultas sobre el objeto de esta resolución.

    Adoption: 1993-08-23 | VEN-1993-M-35413

    El tercer considerando declara que el Convenio núm. 158 -ratificado por Venezuela en 1985- "establece la obligación del Estado de velar por la Estabilidad Laboral". El quinto considerando declara que "es obligación de carácter imperativo del Ministerio de Trabjao velar por la protección de los derechos laborales fundamentales de los trabajadores, apoyar el desarrollo de la negociación colectiva y estimular el crecimiento de las organizaciones sindicales como principio rector para el fortalecimiento de la Democracia. Asimismo, ser garante del sistema integral de seguridad social del país, conforme con la Constitución Nacional". Se decide la creación de oficinas de procuradores especiales del trabajo en las federaciones de trabajadores. Tales procuradores deberán "despachar y oir consultas según las facultades otorgadas en la legislación". Además, ejercerán funciones polivalentes, participando en los procedimientos conciliatorios y de arbitraje, dentro del marco de la concertación social.

  27. Viet Nam - Employment security, termination of employment - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Circular No. 39/2009/TT-BLDTBXH guiding the implementation of Article 12 of the Government's Decree No. 39/2003/ND-CP of April 18, 2003, detailing and guiding a number of articles of the Labour Code regarding employment.

    Adoption: 2009-11-18 | Date of entry into force: 2010-01-02 | VNM-2009-M-84196

    Provides for the job loss allowance level prescribed in Article 12 of Decree No. 39/2003/ND-CP as follows:
    1. formula for calculation of job loss allowances is:
    Job loss allowance = No. of years counted for enjoyment of job loss allowance x salary used for calculating job loss allowance x 1.
    Provides further details of this calculation.

  28. Viet Nam - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Decision No. 30/2009/QD-TTg on supports for labourers who are laid off by enterprises facing difficulties due to the economic decline. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-02-23 | VNM-2009-L-82229

    Provides economic incentives for enterprises in difficulty as well as providing financial support for labourers whose companies abscond.

  29. Zambia - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Public Interest Disclosure (Protection of Whistleblowers), 2010 [No. 4 of 2010]. - Acts of Parliament on-line

    Adoption: 2010-04-16 | ZMB-2010-L-86261

    An Act to provide for the disclosure of conduct adverse to the public interest in the public and private sectors; provide for a framework within which public interest disclosures shall be independently and rigorously dealt with; provide for procedures in terms of which employees in both the private and the public sectors may disclose information regarding unlawful or irregular conduct by their employers or other employees in the employ of their employers; safeguard the rights, including employment rights, of persons who make public interest disclosures; provide a framework within which persons who make a public interest disclosure shall be protected; and for matters connected with, or incidental to, the foregoing.

  30. Zambia - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Preferential Claims in Bankruptcy Act, 1995 (No. 9 of 1995) (Cap. 83). - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1995-04-28 | ZMB-1995-L-64018

    Provides for preferential payments in banksruptcy. Gives effect to ILO convention No. 173 on Protection of Workers' Claims in the event of Insolvency of the Employer. Priority debts are listed in section 2. Repeals Preferential Claims in Bankruptcy Act.

  31. Zimbabwe - Employment security, termination of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour (National Employment Code of Conduct) Regulations, 2006 (S.I. No. 15 of 2006). - Regulations on-line

    Adoption: 2006-01-27 | ZWE-2006-R-73402

    Provides a code of conduct for the termination of a contract of employment for disciplinary reasons. It defines the meaning of misconduct, sets out the steps to take for termination of the contract and provides measures for disciplinary procedures. It also includes regulations for penalties and appeals. The Labour Relations (General Conditions of Employment) (Termination of Employment) Regulations, 2003 (S.I. No. 130 of 2003) are repealed.

  32. Zimbabwe - Employment security, termination of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour Relations (Retrenchment) Regulations, 2003 (S.I. 186 of 2003).

    Adoption: 2003-09-12 | ZWE-2003-R-73404

    Regulates the retrenchment of less than 5 employees in any six month period including the giving of notice, the establishemnt of a Retrenchment Board and approval of retrenchment. These Regulations repeal the Labour Relations (Retrenchment) Regulations, 2003 (S.I. 132 of 2003). Retrenchments of 5 employees and over are dealt with under sections 12C and D of the Labour Act.

  33. Zimbabwe - Employment security, termination of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour Relations (Terminal Benefits and Entitlements of Agricultural Employees Affected by Compulsory Acquisition) Regulations, 2002 (S.I. No. 6 of 2002).

    Adoption: 2002-01-11 | ZWE-2002-R-62119

    Determines amount to be paid by employer to employee in the event that it became necessary for the employer to terminate the employment of employee because farm or part of farm belonging to the employer has been compulsorily acquired for resettlement or other purposes in terms of the Land Acquisition Act. Also determines when employment is deemed to have been terminated because of compulsory acquisition. Establishes Agricultural Employees' Compensation Committee. Determines when terminal benefits and entitlements due may be deducted from compensation payable to employer.

  34. Zimbabwe - Employment security, termination of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour Relations (Dairy Trade Industry) (Employment) (Amendment) Regulations, 1993 (No. 2) (S.I. No. 275 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-09-17 | ZWE-1993-R-37008

    Provides than an employer may not summarily or otherwise terminate a contract of employment with an employee unless he has obtained prior written approval of the Minister to do so. Also provisions in respect to minimum wages, transfer allowances and benefits after death of employee.

  35. Zimbabwe - Employment security, termination of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour Relations (General Conditions of Employment)(Termination of Employment) Regulations 1985 (S.I. 371 of 1985)

    Adoption: 1985 | ZWE-1985-R-29270

    These Regulations under section 17 of the Labour Relations Act 1985 describes the conditions under which an employer may terminate the employment contract of an employee.

  36. Zimbabwe - Employment security, termination of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour Relations (General Conditions of Employment) (Termination of Employment) Regulations 1985. S.I. 371.

    Adoption: 1985 | ZWE-1985-R-2268

    See summary under S.I. 372 of 1985.

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