New Year’s Day–Epiphany–Ash Monday (Kathara Deftera)–Greek Independence Day–Greek Cypriot Day (EOKA Day)–Orthodox Good Friday–Orthodox Easter Monday–LaborDay–Orthodox Whit Monday (Katalysmos)–Assumption Day–Cyprus Independence Day–Ochi Day (Greek national day)–Roman Catholic Christmas–Boxing Day
The standard work week is 40 hours over 5 days.
Female employees receive 18 weeks of maternity leave. Male employees receive two weeks of paternity leave.
Employees receive between 20 and 24 days of paid annual leave.
Employees receive up to 156 days of sick leave.
Many employers pay a 13th month of salary as a bonus, usually in December. Employers are also required to give employees holiday pay.
The notice period is between one and eight weeks. Severance is two weeks pay for four years of service and increasing after that.
Cyprus has universal health care, and people who are not covered by the government system may use the public medical facilities and pay out of their own funds.
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