Should the temporary incapacity period be included in the termination time?

2023 03 07

Zane Bormane, WALLESS Associate Partner, Attorney at Law, answers a question from

“An employee was given a notice of termination. After that, the employee took sick leave, does not answer phone calls, and does not contact the employer.

Is there a legal basis in Latvia to dismiss the employee on the third day after the notice or employer should wait until the employee returns to work and the notice expires? It should be noted that the employee has not submitted a written request to exclude the period of temporary incapacity from the time period of the notice of termination.

How to terminate the employment relationship?”

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