Paid Time Off (PTO)
Every employee needs to receive guaranteed benefits as part of a Republic of the Congo benefits management plan.
Workers must receive, at minimum, 26 days of paid leave per year of service.
The first 10 days will be at full basic salary, reducing in ten-day increments thereafter.
Employee employee that is unable to resume work after 30 continuous working days, the contract will be suspended for temporary leave of absence.
There are 9 public holidays.
Democratic Republic of the Congo includes sick leave for employees after 3 months of continuous service, paid at 100% of their salary.
Pregnant employees receive 14 weeks’ leave (a maximum of 8 weeks to be taken after birth), provided they have been employed for 6 months. Otherwise they will be entitled to leave without pay.
Paternity leave includes 2 days of mandatory paid leave.