Paid Time Off (PTO)
Employees receive two additional days after 15 years of service, four additional days after 20 years of service and six additional days after 25 years of service.
Leave of less than 15 days should be taken continuously. If an employee has more than 15 days of annual leave, one leave period must be 15 days and the remaining can be taken as agreed upon by the employer and employee.
Female employees are entitled to one additional day of leave for each child they have under the age of 15 years.
There are 12 public holidays.
Employees are entitled to sick leave provided they have a medical certificate.
Female employees in Mali with at least nine months’ service is entitled to up to 14 weeks of unpaid maternity leave.
This is limited to a maximum of six weeks before birth and eight weeks after birth.
If the delivery takes place before the expected due date, the rest period after the birth is extended so that the full 14 weeks is taken.
This period can be extended by three weeks if there are medical complications. To be eligible, employees must reside in Mali and have at least nine consecutive months of covered employment.
Male employees in Mali are entitled to paternity leave up to 15 days of the child’s birth.