EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Latvia: Obligation to consider alternatives to collective dismissals

Latvia
Phase: Management
Type:
Obligation to consider alternatives to collective dismissals
Last modified: 14 June, 2019
Native name:

Darba likums

English name:

Labour law

Article

106

Description

During consultations regarding collective redundancies (within 30 days, dismissals of at least five employees in companies with 21-49 employees, at least 10 employees in companies with 50-99 employees, at least 10% in companies with 100-299 employees or at least 30 employees in larger firms) the employer and the employee representatives shall examine all the possibilities of avoiding the collective redundancy or of reducing the number of employees to be made redundant and how to alleviate the effects of such redundancy by taking social measures that create the possibility to further employ or retrain the employees made redundant.

Comments

No information available.

Cost covered by
Not applicable
Involved actors other than national government
  • Trade union
  • Works council
Thresholds
21
5
Sources
Useful? Interesting? Tell us what you think. Hide comments

Eurofound welcomes feedback and updates on this regulation

Add new comment