Paid Time Off (PTO)
PTO is calculated by the:
- Employees are entitled to at least 24 paid vacation days.
There are 9 non-working public holidays.
The duration of sick leave entitlement provided to workers is dependent on how long they have been employed by their employer:
- Employees receive 80% of their average daily earnings for the first 12 days of incapacity.
Current maternity leave in Belarus is:
126 days’ paid maternity leave (140 days if there are medical complications or if two and more kids are born),
3 years’ unpaid maternity leave during which time the job position must be kept open (the mother can resume work earlier if she wants to),
If another child is born during these 3 years, the maternity leave entitlement starts again.
Fathers can receive up to 14 days of unpaid leave in the first six months after the birth of a child.