Rights in the event of termination

Notice of termination by the employer:

  • Remuneration until the expiration of the notice period
  • Aliquot special payments
  • Settlement of the outstanding, aliquot leave entitlement by way of compensation; the remaining leave from previous years must be fully compensated
  • Entitlement to a redundancy payment
  • Entitlement to  continued payment of remuneration in the event of a notice of termination during sick leave
  • Entitlement to employment papers
  • Entitlement to a leave of absence during the notice period (job search period)
  • Notice of termination by the employee:
    • Remuneration until the expiration of the notice period
    • Aliquot special payments
    • Settlement of the outstanding, aliquot leave entitlement by way of compensation; the remaining leave from previous years must be fully compensated
    • Entitlement to employment papers

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Translated by the European Commission
Last update: 30 November 2020

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