Employees may be terminated for reasons of physical or mental incapacity or continued ill-health as certified by a medical practitioner.
Employees can be terminated for misconduct without notice or severance pay, or alternatively, demoted, blocked from a promotion for a year, fined or warned.
If the employee has served at least one year, s/he is entitled to 30 days of wages for each year of service.
Employees with at least one year of service are generally entitled to one month’s notice or pay in lieu of notice, and 30 days of pay for every year served.
Employees who have been convicted of a criminal offense or found guilty of misconduct are not owed notice or severance.
Termination of employment in Bangladesh for other reasons generally requires the employer to provide written notice of 120 days for monthly rated workers or 60 days for other workers, or equivalent pay in lieu.