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What is an ordinary termination? What is an extraordinary termination?

There are two different types of termination. The ordinary/timely termination and the extraordinary termination/termination without notice: An ordinary termination is also called timely termination, because certain time limits apply.

These are specified in the employment contract or collective agreement. During the probationary period, the time limit is usually only two weeks. After the probationary period, the time limit is at least four weeks. There can always be exceptions.

The extraordinary termination is also called termination without notice. There is no set time limit here. However, extraordinary termination requires an important reason. Examples of important reasons include workplace violence and theft. The employment contract is then terminated from one day to the next, i.e. immediately.