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The standard work period is 48 hours per week and eight hours a day.
Female employees receive four months of paid maternity leave.
Employees receive two weeks of annual leave for every 50 weeks worked.
Employees receive up to 52 weeks of sick leave.
Employees receive a 13th bonus equal to one month of salary.
Employees are entitled to between seven and 30 days of notice. Severance is up to eight months.
Costa Rica provides universal healthcare to citizens and employers offer private healthcare insurance.
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