Termination

Terminating employment, notice periods, termination payments and rights to references.

Kenya :: Unfair dismissal

Employers are not permitted to terminate the employment of an employee unfairly …

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Kenya :: Termination of contracts of apprenticeship or indentured learnership

A contract of apprenticeship or learnership may be terminated in the following ways: By mutual agreement;By the Director General of the National Industrial Training Authority via a request from one of the parties; orBy the Director General of the National Industrial Training Authority via a request from the National Industrial Training Board …

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Kenya :: Termination by the employer (general)

An employer may terminate a contract of employment with notice based on the following reasons:The employee’s misconduct;The employee’s poor performance;The employee’s physical incapacity; orRedundancy …

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Kenya :: Summary dismissal

An employer may summarily dismiss an employee without providing notice or by giving less notice than the employee is entitled to (either through statute or through their employment contract) when the employee has fundamentally breached their obligations under their contract of service …

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Kenya :: Redundancy

Employers are permitted to terminate an employee’s employment contract on the basis of redundancy …

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Kenya :: Notice periods

The length of notice that must be given of termination of employment will depend on the frequency an employee is paid their wages …

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Kenya :: Dismissal for misconduct, poor performance or physical incapacity

Before an employer can terminate a contract of employment on the basis of employee’s misconduct, poor performance or physical incapacity, the employer must explain to the employee the reason why they are considering termination …

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Kenya :: Certificate of service

When an employment relationship is terminated, the employer must grant the employee a certificate of service, unless the employee has worked for the employer for less than four consecutive weeks …

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