Paid Time Off (PTO)
PTO is calculated by the:
- Employees are entitled to 24 calendar days of paid leave.
There are 12 public holidays.
The duration of sick leave entitlement provided to workers is dependent on how long they have been employed by their employer:
- Sick leave entitlement is 3 days (up to 6 days for severe illness).
Mothers are entitled to 126 days of maternity leave, divided into 70 days before the expected due date and 56 after the birth of a child.
In the event of a difficult birth, leave after the birth can be extended by 14 days.
If a mother resides in an area where nuclear tests are performed, maternity leave is 160 days and is divided by 90 days before the expected due date and 70 after the birth.
Maternity leave is paid by the employer.
There are no provisions in the law regarding paternity leave.