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The standard work period is 48 hours per week and 8 hours a day.
Female employees are entitled to 18 weeks of maternity leave. Male employees are entitled to two weeks of paternity leave.
Employees receive between 12 and 30 days of paid annual leave.
Employees receive 26 weeks of sick leave, which can be extended.
Employees receive a 13th bonus each year equal to one month’s salary.
The notice period is between 30 and 90 days. Severance is 15 days of wages for each year of service.
The Ministry of Public Health and Social Welfare network covers primary health care but employees still can opt for private insurance.
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