ACSA

Termination

Notice of termination of contract – Section 10

  1. Either party may at any time give notice by writing to end contract
  2. The notice period shall be thesame for both parties as determined by the notice period made in the terms of the contract of service
  3. Notice period is as stated in contract normally 24 hours while on probation (normally 3 months) and 1 month notice (after confirmation) – binding on both parties
  4. In the absence of such notice period by default, it increases with length of service:
    – one day’s notice if employed for less than 26 weeks;
    – one week’s notice if employed for 26 weeks or more but less than 2 years;
    – 2 week’s notice if employed for 2 years or more but less than 5 years; and
    – 4 weeks’ notice if employed for 5 years or more.

 Termination of contract without notice – Section 11

  1. Either party may terminate the contract of service without notice or without waiting for the expiry of notice, by paying to the other party the gross rate of pay for the remaining period of the notice
  2. Either party may terminate the contract of service without notice in the event of any willful breach by the other party of a condition of the contract of service
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