The employer must first conduct a hearing when termination is being considered for misconduct, performance, or physical incapacity to perform duties. The employee is entitled to have a union representative or another employee present in the hearing.
A termination letter with just cause must be provided.
When the employer initiates the termination of an employment agreement, final wages must be paid out on the termination date.
If the employee has been employed for more than 4 weeks, the employer is obligated to provide a certificate of employment after the employment agreement has ended.
The notice period in Kenya is:
When the employee receives wages on a daily basis, no notice is required.
When the employee is paid on a monthly basis, a 28-day written notice must be given by either the employee or employer. It is also possible to give payment in lieu of notice.