Small businesses to have a lower threshold for terminations as of July 2019
The Employment Contracts Act will be amended from the beginning of July 2019 with the intention of encouraging small businesses to provide employment – this time by lowering their threshold to terminate employments on grounds relating to the employee’s person. The amendment is part of the government's employment law reforms aimed at increasing SMEs’ willingness to provide further employment. Earlier reforms include extending probation period, shortening re-employment period, and allowing a fixed-term contract to be concluded with a long-term unemployed without a need for a justified reason.
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