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The standard workweek in Mauritania is 40 hours, at eight hours a day.
Female employees are entitled to 14 weeks of fully paid maternity leave.
Employees receive one and a half days of leave per month of employment. This increases with years of service.
Sick leave is determined by individual or collective agreement.
Bonuses are not required but some employers provide bonuses.
The notice period generally is dictated by the individual or collective bargaining agreement.
Both employers and employees contribute to the public healthcare system in Mauritania.
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