Notice and Severance

Notice Requirement

Labour law requires termination notice before terminating services of an employee. A permanent employee may be terminated after serving one month's notice or paying in lieu of notice. (S.O. 12 of Standing Orders Ordinance, 1968)

Severance Pay

There is a provision in the law regarding severance/redundancy pay however it is not provided when a worker is terminated on the ground of misconduct. A worker is entitled to severance payment amounting to 30 days' wages for each completed year of service.(S.O. 12 of Standing Orders Ordinance, 1968)

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