New Year’s Day — New Year Holiday — Chinese New Year — Abolition of Slavery — Thaipoosam Cavadee — Maha Shivaratree — National Day — Ugadi — Labour Day — Eid al-Fitr — Assumption Day — Ganesh Chaturthi — Arrival of Indentured Labourers — Divali — Christmas Day
The standard work period is 45 hours per week.
Female employees are entitled to 14 weeks of paid maternity leave. Male employees are entitled to 5 days of unpaid paternity leave.
Employees receive entitled to 20 working days of annual leave.
Employees receives 15 days of sick leave.
Employers pay a 13th month bonus.
Notice generally is 30 days. Severance starts at three months’ remuneration for every period of 12 months of continuous employment.
The healthcare system in Mauritius is a mix of public and private healthcare. Private health insurance is common.
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