Paid Time Off (PTO)
Employees under the age of 18 receive 24 days of paid annual leave. Employees are entitled to 18 days of paid annual leave after a year of service.
Additionally, paid leave allotments increase for adult employees with the length of service.
There are 14 public holidays.
Sick leave entitlement is up to six months (subject to evidence). The first three months are paid and the last three months are unpaid.
Long-term sickness is determined by a committee of three recognized medical practitioners and is granted for no more than three months with pay and three months without pay.
Female employees are entitled to 12 weeks of paid maternity leave. This leave may be taken up to two weeks before the due date.
Certificate of delivery needs to be furnished before starting the maternity leave.
Male employees are entitled to four days of paternity leave.