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Comoros - Working time - 2011


LAST UPDATE

04 November 2011.

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Duration

General

Unless there are more favorable provisions in collective agreements, the worker acquires the right to leave, paid by the employer, at the rate of at least 2 and half days per month of work.
In order to determine the duration of the leave, it shall be considered as a month of work, the period equivalent to 4 weeks or 24 days of work.
For the calculation of the annual leave acquired, it shall be considered as effective service, the frequent absences because of accident at work or occupational illness, periods of rest of women who just gave birth, or in grief, according to art. 121, and, to the limit of six months, the absences for illness duly attested by a doctor.
Labour Code §126

Exceptions

The annual leave’s duration can be increased taking into account the worker’s seniority in the company.

Once the worker has been recruited from abroad or in a place other than that where the business takes place, the duration of the leave shall be increased in order to compensate the travel time.
Unless agreed otherwhise, the travel time cannot be superior to the time necessary for the worker to go to his habitual residence and go back to work if necessary.
Labour Code §127(2), 131(3)(4)


Payment

Amount

The employer shall pay the worker, at the moment when s/he goes on leave, a salary equal to 1/12 of the total amount of salaries and indemnities the worker received in the 12 preceeding months.
Bonuses and indemnities constituting reimboursement of professional fees are not necessarily included in the leave’s salary.
Labour Code §131(1)(2)

Date of payment

The employer shall pay the worker, at the moment when s/he goes on leave, a salary equal to 1/12 of the total amount of salaries and indemnities the worker received in the 12 preceeding months.
Labour Code §131(1)


Congo - Working time - 2011


LAST UPDATE

27 May 2011

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Duration

General

Unles there are more favourable clauses in the employment contract or in the collective agreement, the worker is entitled, after one year of service, to 26 working days of annual leave paid by the employer.
Labour Code §119(1)
Historical data (year indicates year of data collection)
  • 2009: 26 weekdays minimum
  • 2007: 26 weekdays minimum
  • 1995: 26 working days.

Exceptions

The duration is increased with regard to seniority of a worker in the enterprise, as provided by regulations or collective agreements in force.
Labour Code §119


Payment

Amount

At least the remuneration which the employee received in average during the 12 months preceding the annual leave.
Labour Code §122

Date of payment

The total amount has to be paid on the day on which the worker is going on leave.
Labour Code §122


Congo, Democratic Republic of the - Working time - 2011


LAST UPDATE

01 June 2011.

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Duration

General

The duration of annual leave has to be of at least one day for every month of effective service, for worker over the age of 18. It shall be of at least one and a half day for workers under the age of 18. It shall be increased of one day per month every 5 years of seniority in the same employer or replaced employer.
Labour Code §141(1)
Historical data (year indicates year of data collection)
  • 2009: 12 days (one day per month worked)
  • 2007: 12 days (one day per month worked)

Exceptions

With seniority, one extra day per month worked.
Labour Code §141


Payment

Amount

During the annual leave, the worker is entitled to cash benefits equal to that he/she was receiving before taking the leave. The in kind payments the worker was receiving, according to the employment contract, shall be paid, whenever the work requires it, in cash, with the exception of accomodation.
Labour Code §142(1)

Date of payment

The payment of the annual leave benefits shall be made on the day of the beggining of the leave, or at the latest, on the last working day before the beggining of the leave.
Labour Code §145(1)


Number and dates

Twelve days:

1 January, 4 January, 1 May, 20 May, 24 June, 30 June, 1 August, 14 October, 27 October, 17 November, 24 November, 25 December.
Ordinance No. 79/154 to fix public holidays §4


Côte d'Ivoire - Working time - 2011


LAST UPDATE

25 October 2011


Duration

General

Unless there are more favorable provisions in collective agreements or individual employment contracts, the worker is entitled to annual leave, paid by the employer, at the rate of 2 working days per month of effective service. Young workers under the age of 18 are entitled to two and 2/10 working days per month of effective service.
Labour Code §25.1
Historical data (year indicates year of data collection)
  • 2009: Two weekdays per month.
  • 2007: Two weekdays monthly
  • 1995: 24 working days.

Exceptions

The annual leave established in the preceeding paragraph shall be increased at the rate of 2 days after 15 years of seniority in the same company; 4 days after 20 years of seniority in the same company; 6 days after 25 years of seniority in the same company; and 8 days after 30 years of seniority in the same company.
Labour Code §25.2


Payment

Amount

The employer shall pay the worker, for the annual leave, an indemnity equal to the salary and any other remuneration, according to art. 31.7. This indemnity shall be paid the moment the worker goes on leave.

Workers paid hourly or daily for a temporary work shall receive a compensation that has to be paid at the same time as the salary due, at the latest at the end of the last day of work.
This compensation shall be equal to 1/12 of the remuneration acquired during the period of work.
Labour Code §25.8, 25.10
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Date of payment

The employer shall pay the worker, for the annual leave, an indemnity equal to the salary and any other remuneration, according to art. 31.7. This indemnity shall be paid the moment the worker goes on leave.

Workers paid hourly or daily for a temporary work shall receive a compensation that has to be paid at the same time as the salary due, at the latest at the end of the last day of work.
This compensation shall be equal to 1/12 of the remuneration acquired during the period of work.
Labour Code §25.8, 25.10


Number and dates

According to art. 24.2 of the Labour Code, the National Holiday and the 1st of May (Worker’s Day) are holidays.

Unless there are more favorable provisions in collective agreements, the following days are holidays:
1st January
Easter Monday
Ascension
Monday of Pentecoste
Aid-el-Fitr
Aid-el-Kebir
Assomption
All Saints, 1st November
Monday after Labour Day or the National Holiday if that day fall on a Sunday
National Peace Day: 15 November
25 December, Christmas Day
Laila-tou-Kadr
Anniversary of the birth of the prophet Mohamed
7 December, Anniversary of the death of President Felix Houphouet- Boigny
Decree to Determine the List and the Regime of Public Holidays §1, 2


Payment

The payment of holidays:
- Holidays cannot be a reason to reduce monthly or weekly salaries of workers;
- Workers paid hourly, daily or by performance are entitled to a compensation equal to the salary that they lost by the fact they have not worked.
- In the establishments or services in which, because of their nature, the work cannot be suspended, employees who work during the non-working holidays are entitled to a compensation, beyond the salary corresponding to the work performed that day, equal to due salary.

The holidays regime dealt with in arts. 2 and 3 of the present decree requires the observation of the following rules with respect to the remuneration of workers:
If the holiday is effectively non-working:
- Workers paid hourly or daily are not entitled to any salary;
- Workers paid monthly are entitled to their regular salary which cannot be subject to any reduction because of the non-working holiday.
If the holiday was not idle:
- Workers paid hourly or daily are entitled to the salary corresponding to the hours of work and weekly division of work practiced by the establishment or company;
- Workers paid monthly are entitled to their regular salary which cannot be subject to any increase because of the work performed during the holiday.
Decree to Determine the List and the Regime of Public Holidays §3(2), 4


Djibouti - Working time - 2011


LAST UPDATE

12 September 2011.


Duration

General

Unless there are more favourable provisions in collective agreements or individual employment contracts, workers are entitled to two and half working days of paid leave per month, paid by the employer.
Labour Code §99
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Historical data (year indicates year of data collection)
  • 2007: 2.5 days per month worked.


Payment

Amount

The employer must, at the time of the beginning of leave, at least equal to 1/12 of the salaries and benefits the worker received during the last 12 months preceeding the beginning of the leave.

Whenever the leave is divided, the payment shall be proportional to the duration of each period of leave.
Labour Code §107

Date of payment

The employer must, at the time of the beginning of leave, at least equal to 1/12 of the salaries and benefits the worker received during the last 12 months preceeding the beginning of the leave.
Labour Code §107


Payment

Public holidays are free of work and paid.
Order to Regulate Public Holidays With Pay in the Republic of Djibouti § 1


Egypt - Working time - 2011


LAST UPDATE

31 March 2011


Duration

The annual leave entitlement is 21 days per annum, with additional entitlements for long service or arduous or remote work.
Labour Law 2003 §47

General

The general entitlement to annual leave is 21 days for each completed year of service.
Labour Law 2003 §47
Historical data (year indicates year of data collection)
  • 2009: 21 days.
  • 1995: 21 days.

Exceptions

Workers who have completed 10 years of service with one or more employers, and workers over the age of 50 years, shall be entitled to 30 days’ annual leave per year.

Workers engaged in hard, dangerous and unwholesome works, or who work in remote areas determined by virtue of a decree, are entitled to an additional 7 days’ annual leave.
Labour Law 2003 §47


Payment

Annual leave is to be paid, unless the worker performs work for another employer during the period.

Amount

Annual leave is to be on full pay. However, the right to full pay while on annual leave is contingent on the worker not performing work with another employer during the leave.
Labour Law 2003 §§47, 51

Date of payment

Date of payment is not prescribed by the Labour Law 2003.
Labour Law 2003


Number and dates

The public holidays are as follows:
(1) the first day of the month of Moharam (the Hejira New Year);
(2) the twelfth day of Rabi’e I (the Prophet’s Birthday);
(3)-(4) the first and second days of the month of Shawal (Lesser Bairam);
(5)-(7) the ninth, tenth and eleventh days of the month of Zul Hejah (Pre-Greater Bairam Day "Arafat Day," and the first and second days of the Bairam);
(8) the seventh day of the month of January (Christmas Holiday);
(9) Sham El Nessim Day;
(10) the twenty-fifth day of the month of April (Sinai Liberation Day);
(11) the first day of the month of May (Labour Day);
(12) the twenty-third day of the month of July (Revolution Day);
(13) the sixth day of the month of October (Armed Forces Day).
Labour Law 2003 §52
Decree 112 of 2003 to determine the holidays considered a leave with full pay for workers §1


Payment

The worker shall have the right to leave with full pay on the holidays determined by decree.
Labour Law 2003 §52


Equatorial Guinea - Working time - 2011


LAST UPDATE

08 August 2011.


Duration

General

The worker is entitled to one month of paid annual leave, for each year of continuous work. After 10 years of service, annual leave shall be increased one day per year worked.
Labour Code, 12/11/2002. §54(1)

Exceptions

After 10 years of service, annual leave shall be increased in the reason of one day per year worked.
Labour Code, 12/11/2002. §54(1)


Payment

Amount

The amount paid to the worker for the annual leave shall correspond to the same amount S/He enjoys when taking the leave, including the equivalent amount in kind. Such remuneration shall be paid before the beggining of the leave.

In case of variable salary, the remuneration due for the annual leave shall be that of the average of the last three months salary before the date of the leave.
Labour Code, 12/11/2002. §59(1)(2)

Date of payment

The remuneration due for the annual leave shall be paid before the beggining of the leave.
Labour Code, 12/11/2002. §59(1)


Payment

Workers shall be paid for holidays and weekly rest days whenever they have worked during the week. Every absence from work will give place to a deduction to the proportional part of the salary immediately subsequent.

Whenever the salary is variable, the remuneration mentioned in paragraph 1 shall be the average, for holidays, of the preceding 5 business days, and for the weekly rest day, the days of the respective week.
Labour Code, 12/11/2002. §58(1)(2)


Eritrea - Working time - 2011


LAST UPDATE

5 April 2011


Duration

An employee shall be entitled to annual leave with pay amounting to:
(a) fourteen working days for the first year of service; and
(b) fourteen working days plus one working each additional year of
service.

Annual leave may not exceed 35 working days.
Labour Proclamation 2001 §56(2), (3)


Payment

An employee shall, at the time he takes leave, be paid wages due to him for the period of leave.
Labour Proclamation 2001 §56(1)

Amount

The employee shall be entitled to the wages due to him for the period of leave.
Labour Proclamation 2001 §56(1)
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Date of payment

At the time he takes leave.
Labour Proclamation 2001 §56(1)


Payment

All public holidays recognised by law shall be paid public holidays. Where more than one public holiday falls on the same day, payment shall be made for only one holiday.
Labour Proclamation 2001 §55(1)


Ethiopia - Working time - 2011


LAST UPDATE

25 February 2011


Duration

Employees covered by the Labour Proclamation are entitled to no less than 14 working days’ annual leave for the first one year of service, and 14 working days plus one working day for every additional year of service.
Labour Proclamation 2003 §77

General

The annual entitlement is for at least 14 days in the first year, plus an additional day for each subsequent year of service.
Labour Proclamation 2003 §77

Exceptions

Additional annual leave with pay may be fixed in a collective agreement for workers engaged in a work which is particularly arduous or performed in unhealthy conditions.
Labour Proclamation 2003 §77(2)


Payment

The wage a worker receives during his annual leave shall be equal to what he would have received if he had continued to work.
Labour Proclamation 2003 §77(3)


Number and dates

There are 13 declared public holidays:
(a) New Year’s Day and the Eritrean Reunion with Ethiopia Day - September 11;
(b) Popular Revolution Commemoration Day - September 12;
(c) Maskal (the Finding of the True Cross Day) - September 27;
(d) Id Adeha (Arefa) - the first day;
(e) Christmas Day - January 7 (subject to variation in calendar);
(f) Epiphany - January 19;
(g) Mawlid (Birth Day of Mohammed the Prophet);
(h) Victory of Adwa Commemoration Day - March 1;
(i) Victory Day - May 5;
(j) Good Friday;
(k) Easter;
(l) International Workingmen’s Day - May 1;
(m) Id Alfetir.
Public Holidays and Rest Day Proclamation 1975 §3
Public Holidays and Rest Day (Amendment) Proclamation 1996 §2


Payment

A worker who is paid on a monthly basis shall incure no reduction in his wages on account of having not worked on the public holiday. The payment of wages to other workers is to be determined by the worker’s contract or collective agreement.
Labour Proclamation 2003 §74


Gabon - Working time - 2011


LAST UPDATE

22 September 2011.


Duration

General

Unless there are more favourable contractual clauses, the worker is entitled to leave, to be paid by the employer, of 2 working days per month of effective service. The workers under the age of 18 are entitled to 2 and a half working days.
Labour Code §185
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Historical data (year indicates year of data collection)
  • 2009: 24 days (two days per month worked).
  • 2007: 24 days (two days per month worked).
  • 1995: 8 working days.


Number and dates

14 days (12 religious and 2 national holidays)

The official holidays in the Republic of Gabon are:
New Year
Easter and Easter Monday
Day of Work
Pentecoste and Monday of Pentecoste
Assomption
National Holiday, 16 and 17 August
Toussaint
Christmas
Al fytiri or End of Ramadan
Aid El Kebir
Decree on Public Holidays §2

Results generated on: 14th July 2020 at 19:04:53.
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