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Original name: Νόμος 1387/1983 "Έλεγχος Ομαδικών απολύσεων και άλλες διατάξεις"
Name: Law (N.) 1387/1983 Control of Group Dismissals and Other Provisions (FEK A' 110/18-19.8.1983).
Country: Greece
Subject(s): Employment security, termination of employment
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1983-08
Entry into force:
ISN: GRC-1983-L-87911
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=87911&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Law on-line in Greek Law on-line in Greek General Secretariat for Investments and Development, Ministry of Economy and Finance, Greece Text in Greek as amended to 2001 Text in Greek as amended to 2001 (consulted on 2011-09-27)
Abstract/Citation: The present law regulates matters concerning collective redundancies he issue of group dismissals. Collective redundancy shall mean any dismissal effected by undertakings or establishments employing more than twenty (20) employees for reasons not relating to the employee him/herself and exceeding a specific number every calendar month (article 1).

Prior to engaging in collective redundancies, the employer shall consult with the representatives of the employees, in order to explore the possibility of avoiding or reducing these dismissals and their adverse effects (article 3).

For the purposes of these consultations, as representatives of the employees shall be considered the legal representatives of the association of the employees of the undertaking or establishment, which has as members at least seventy per cent (70%) of the latter┐s employees, as well as the majority of those dismissed (article 4). The time limit within which the consultations between the employer and the employees shall take place is twenty (20) days and commences pursuant to a relevant invitation of the employer to the representatives of the employees. The outcome of the consultation procedure shall be noted in a minute, which will be signed by the parties and submitted by the employer to the Prefect or the Minister of Employment (article 5).

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