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Latvia: Time off for job search

Phase: Management
Time off for job search
Last modified: 07 June, 2019
Native name:

Darba likums

English name:

Labour law


101, 111


If an employee is made redundant (both in individual and collective dismissal) due to restructuring of the company, the employer at the written request of the employee has to grant sufficient time to the employee for seeking other work. The collective agreement or the employment contract shall specify the length of such time and the earnings to be maintained for the employee during this time period.


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Cost covered by
  • Employee
  • Employer
Involved actors other than national government
  • Trade union
  • Works council
No, applicable in all circumstances
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