9.3 Notice period
An employer and employee can give each other written notice of termination of a contract of service according to the following time scales (Employment Act, s10).
|Up to 26 weeks||1 day|
|26 weeks to 2 years||1 week|
|2–5 years||2 weeks|
|5 years +||4 weeks|
If notice is not given by the employer then the employer can make payment in lieu of notice calculated on the basis of the gross rate of pay per day for each day in lieu.
If notice is not given by the employee then a deduction from final salary
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