Paid Time Off (PTO)
Togo has 14 public holidays, and you should give employees those days off.
According to the country's Labor Code, all workers should receive 30 days of paid leave at the end of a year of work.
Paid public holidays in Togo are as follows:
- New Year’s Day
- Easter Monday
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Eid al-Fitr
- Ascension Day
- Whit Monday
- Martyr’s Day
- Eid al-Adha
- Feast of Assumption
- All Saint’s Day
- Christmas Day
All employees in Togo are entitled to a paid day off on the public holidays observed in Togo.
Employees receive six months of sick leave. Individual employment contracts and collective agreements may provide for more favorable sick leave benefits.
Pregnant employee should receive 14 weeks of maternity leave and another six weeks of post-natal leave. If there’s a complication or illness from the pregnancy or childbirth, or multiple pregnancies, your employee should get another three weeks of paid leave.
The Labor Code doesn’t require any paternity leave, but the Interprofessional Collective Agreement gives employees two days of paternity leave.