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The standard workweek is 40 hours with eight hours in a day.
Female employees receive 14 weeks of maternity leave. Parental leave also is available.
Employees generally receive between 20 and 30 days of annual leave.
Employees receive six weeks of sick leave at full pay, paid by the employer, and up to 78 weeks from social security.
Bonuses are common.
The notice period is between two weeks and seven months. Severance pay is only required in a few situations.
Germany has universal healthcare.
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