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The standard work period is eight hours a day and 40 hours per week.
Female employees with at least one year of service are entitled to 12 weeks of paid maternity leave once every three years.
Employees receive between one and three weeks of annual leave depending on years of service.
Employees with at least six months of service receive one week of paid sick leave each year.
Bonuses are common after a year of employment and employers often pay a Christmas Bonus.
The notice period is between one week and one month.
The Bahamas provides national public health insurance to residents, but private insurance is also available.
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