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The standard work week is 44 hours and is capped at eight hours a day.
Female employees in Cape Verde are entitled to 60 days of paid maternity leave. Limited paternity leave is available.
Employees receive 22 daysof paid annual leave.
Employees receive up to 1,095 days of paid sick leave.
Bonuses are not required but are a common.
Notice is generally between 15 days and two months. Employees dismissed for cause or redundancy are entitled to severance pay in the amount of 20 days per year of service.
Healthcare in Cape Verde is funded through the social security program.
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