Minimum notice periods regarding operational changes, including whether
these are specified in collective agreements
At least one month and at the latest within 3 months.
Management Announcements are issued for any changes involving groups of individuals.
Other forms of communication: personal letters, memos, notification of decisions made by the Service Council.
Any change in the terms of an individual employment contract is notified to the parties concerned in accordance with the provisions of Presidential Decree 156/94 within one month of the upcoming change.
The local law applies, where appropriate, to employment contracts in Bulgaria, and North Macedonia where the minimum period is 30 days, in Montenegro where it is 15-90 days depending on the type of change (30 days according to collective agreements), in Serbia it is 7 days, while in Cyprus, sufficient time and support are provided to facilitate change (as per relevant legislation).