Paid Time Off (PTO)
PTO is calculated by the:
- 20 days minimum, and can be used by employees after 8 months of service at their company.
There are 16 public holidays.
The duration of sick leave entitlement provided to workers is dependent on how long they have been employed by their employer:
- The employer pays 70% of the basic income for the first three days of sickness.
- Social Security provides 80% of the basic income from the fourth day of sickness until full recovery.
410 days, paid at 90% of basic income (average gross wage in the 24 months prior). Maternity leave can begin 45 days before the birth of the child. The first 135 days are mandatory.
New fathers are entitled to 15 days leave paid at 90% basic income rate.