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Honduras - Working time - 2011


LAST UPDATE

23 August 2011


Duration

General

The period of time of annual leave differs in relation to the time of work performed with the same employer:
- 10 consecutive working days after one year of service.
- 12 consecutive working days after two year’s consecutive service;
- 15 consecutive working days after three year’s consecutive service;
- 20 consecutive working days after four or more year’s consecutive service.
Labour Code Art.346
Historical data (year indicates year of data collection)
  • 2009: - 10 consecutive working days. - 12 consecutive working days after two year's consecutive service; - 15 consecutive working days after three year's consecutive service; - 20 consecutive working days after four or more year's consecutive service;
  • 2007: Ten consecutive working
  • 1995: 10 working days.

Exceptions

Workers shall enjoy without interruption their holidays, but at the request of the employer, and when the urgent measure so requires, he can be request the worker to return to work without prejudice to return on vacation afterwards. In that case, the costs are assumed by the employer.
Labour Code Art.351


Payment

Amount

Annual leave is paid. However, no references to the exact amount to be perceived during the leave.
Labour Code Art.348

Date of payment

The worker is entitled to receive the payment 3 days before the date in which the leave commence.
Labour Code Art.348


Number and dates

All workers are entitled to 11 days of public holidays: 1 January, 14 April, 1 May, 15 September, 3, 12 and 21 October and 25 December, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Saturday.
Labour Code Art.339


Payment

Every employer shall be obliged to pay his workers for the public national holidays, even when they fall on a Sunday.
Labour Code Art.339


Jamaica - Working time - 2011


LAST UPDATE

13 April 2011


Duration

General

The duration of the annual leave shall be determined in accordance to the Schedule depending on the number of days worked in each qualifying year.

Workers who have worked up to 220 days enjoy 10 days maximum (if minimum worked 110 days) calculated as follows; 1/22 of the number of days of work. Any fraction of a day of holiday shall be reckoned as 1 day.

For workers who have worked more than 220 days: 2 working weeks.

For workers with 10 years of service or more and who have worked more than 220 days in each qualifying year: 3 working weeks.
Holidays with Pay Act 1973 Schedule
Historical data (year indicates year of data collection)
  • 2009: For workers who have worked between 110 and 220 days: 1/22 of the number of days of work, however, any fraction of a day of holiday shall be reckoned as 1 day. For workers who have worked more than 220 days: 2 working weeks. For workers with 10 years of service or more and who have worked more than 220 days in each qualifying year: 3 working weeks.
  • 2007: 2 working weeks 3 working weeks after 10 years of service
  • 1995: 2 working weeks.


Payment

Amount

The minimum holiday remuneration payable to a worker shall be the normal wages earned by him in respect of the last normal working week.
Holidays with Pay Act 1973 §5(1)

Date of payment

Any worker to whom a holiday with pay is granted shall be paid by his employer before the commencement of such holiday.
Holidays with Pay Act 1973 §5(3)


Number and dates

10 days.New Year’s Day, or in case New Year’s Day falls on Sunday, then the day after New Year’s Day, Ash Wednesday, Easter Monday, The 23rd day of May (or in case the 23rd day of May falls on Saturday or Sunday, then the following Monday) which shall be known as National Labour Day, the 1st day of August (or in case the 1st day of August falls on a Sunday, then the following Monday) which shall be known as "Emancipation Day", the 6th day of August (or in case the 6th day of August falls on a Sunday, then the following Monday) which shall be known as "Independence Day", the third Monday in the month of October, which shall be known as "National Heroes’ Day", the day after Christmas Day, or when Christmas Day falls on Sunday, then the 26th and 27th of December, a day appointed by the Minister for national observance.
Holidays (Public General) Act 1895 §2; Schedule


Mexico - Working time - 2011


LAST UPDATE

22 June 2011

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Duration

General

The duration of the annual leave is set in 6 working days minimum, after one year of service with the same employer. This duration shall be increased by two working days (up to a maximum of 12) for each subsequent year of service. After the fourth year, the vacation period shall be increased by two days for every five years of service.

Workers who perform discontinuous and seasonal work are entitled to an annual holiday period in proportion to the number of the working days performed in the year.
Federal Labour Act Art.76,77
Historical data (year indicates year of data collection)
  • 2009: 6 working days minimum, after one year at th service of the same employer. The minimum amount of six days shall be increased by two working days (up to a maximum of 12) for each subsequent year of service. After the fourth year, the vacation period shall be increased by two days for every five years of service. Workers who perform discontinuous and seasonal work are entitled to an annual holiday period in proportion to the number of the working days performed in the year.
  • 2007: 6 working days minimum
  • 1995: 6 working days.

Exceptions



Payment

Amount

Workers are entitled to an extra bonus of not less than 25% of the wages perceived in respect of the leave period.
Federal Labour Act Art.80


Number and dates

The following days shall be compulsory rest days: 1 January, 5 February, 21 March, 1 May, 16 September, 20 November, 25 December. The first day of December is a public holiday every six years, when the new Federal Executive takes office. In addition, election days are compulsory rest days when established as such under federal or local regulations.
Federal Labour Act Art.73,74 (I,II,III,IV,V,VI,VII,VIII,IX)


Payment

Public holidays are paid.
Federal Labour Act Art.75


Nicaragua - Working time - 2011


LAST UPDATE

7 December 2011


Duration

General

Every worker is entitled to enjoy 15 days of continuous and remunerated annual leave after 6 months of uninterrupted work with the same employer.
Labour Code Art.76
Historical data (year indicates year of data collection)
  • 2009: 15 days
  • 2007: 15 days
  • 1995: 15 days (after 6 months of continuous work)


Payment

Amount

Annual leave is paid with full pay corresponding to the last ordinary wage. In cases of variable earnings, the amount due to for annual leave shall correspond to the average earnings of the last 6 months.
Labour Code Art.78


Number and dates

The following nine days are public holidays where the workers are entitled to a paid rest day: 1 January, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday, 1 May, 19 July, 14 and 15 September, 8 and 25 December.

The Government may declare other days as public holidays to be enjoyed from this year onwards or only for the current year, like the "Domestic Worker Day" fixed on the December 10th each year, in which day, this category of workers shall enjoy the rest day with full pay, or the 8th of December 2011 to be enjoyed as national public holiday for all the workers in the private and public sector.
Labour Code Art.66, 67
Law No. 159 Art.1
Notice of the Ministry of Labour


Payment

Public holidays are paid.
Labour Code Art.66


Panama - Working time - 2011


LAST UPDATE

15 December 2011


Duration

General

Workers shall be entitled to enjoy 30 days of annual leave.
Labour Code Art.54(1)
Historical data (year indicates year of data collection)
  • 2009: The worker is entitled to 30 days of annual leave for 11 months worked.
  • 2007: 30 days of annual leave for 11 months worked
  • 1995: 30 days (for every period of 11 continuous months of work)


Payment

Amount

The amount due to for annual leave shall be of one month of salary when the worker is employed in monthly basis and the amount corresponmding to 4 weeks and one third, when the worker is employed on weekly basis.
When the wage of the worker is calculated as a result of variable incomes, the amount shall be calculated according to the average of the ordinary and extraordinary incomes over the last 11 months or the amount corresponding to the wage of the last month if more favourable.
Labour Code Art.54.2

Date of payment

The date of payment of the amount due to the annual leave period shall be paid with 3 days in advance of the date in which the leave commences.
Labour Code Art.54.5


Number and dates

10 days.

1 and 9 January, Fat Tuesday, Holy Friday, 1 May, 3, 10 and 28 November, 8 December, Christmas Day, plus the day that the President of the Republic takes possession;
Labour Code Art.46(1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8)


Payment

Public holidays shall be remunerated with the ordinary rate of payment.
Labour Code Art.45


Paraguay - Working time - 2011


LAST UPDATE

28 October 2011


Duration

General

Every worker shall be entitled to a paid annual leave after a year of work within same employer that shall be at least: a) 12 consecutive working days for workers with less than 5 years of continuous service; b) 18 consecutive working days after 5 years and less than 10 years of continuous service; c) 30 consecutive days after 10 years of continuous service.
Labour Code Art.218
Historical data (year indicates year of data collection)
  • 2009: Every worker shall be entitled to a paid annual leave after a year of work within same employer that shall be at least: a) 12 consecutive days for workers with less than 5 years of continuous service; b) 18 consecutive days after 5 years and less than 10 years of continuous service; c) 30 days after 10 years of continuous service.
  • 1995: 12 consecutive days.


Payment

Amount

The amount due to for annual leave shall be equivalent to the salary of the worker and in no case lower than the minimum wage rate.
Labour Code Art.220

Date of payment

The payment of annual leave shall be done before starting the leave.
Labour Code Art.220


Peru - Working time - 2011


LAST UPDATE

28 February 2011


Duration

General

30 calendar days
Legislative Decree n° 713 on paid breaks for workers in the private sector Art.10
Historical data (year indicates year of data collection)
  • 2009: 30 calendar days
  • 2007: 30 days
  • 1995: 30 calendar days.


Payment

Amount

During the annual leave the worker is entitled to be remunerated to the same extent as he if he would be working.

The payment shall be made before the leave starts.
Legislative Decree n° 713 on paid breaks for workers in the private sector Art. 15, art.17


Number and dates

The following days are considered public holidays, and the workers shall be entitled to the payment of ordinary wages for these days of compulsory rest: 1 January (NewYear), Maundy Thursday and Good Friday, 1 May (Worker’s Day), 29 June (Saint Pedro and Saint Pablo’s Day) 28 and 29 July (Fiestas Patrias), 30 August (Santa Rosa de Lima), 8 October (Angamos Fight), 1 November (All Saints Day), 8 December (Imaculada Concepción) and 25 December (Christmas Day).

DOMESTIC WORKERS

Domestic workers are entitled to the same public holidays as other private sector workers.
Legislative Decree n° 713 on paid breaks for workers in the private sector Art.6
Art.11


Payment

Public Holidays are paid
Legislative Decree n° 713 on paid breaks for workers in the private sector Art.5


Saint Kitts and Nevis - Working time - 2011


LAST UPDATE

17 July 2012


Duration

General

Every worker shall be entitled to a paid annual leave of not less than 14 days, after one year of employment.

Sundays and public holidays shall not be included in the annual leave period and so this period shall be increased by one day for each Sunday or public holiday occurring therein.
The Holidays with pay Act Art.3(1)(10)


Payment

Amount

Every worker is entitled to enjoy the annual leave period with pay, calculated by multiplying his average earnings in respect of the period of employment to which such holiday relates by the number of days holiday to which the worker is entitled.
The Holidays with pay Act Art.4(1)

Date of payment

Every worker shall be entitled to get paid the amount corresponding to his annual leave not later than the day immediately preceding the commencement of such leave.
The Holidays with pay Act Art.4(2)


Trinidad and Tobago - Working time - 2011


LAST UPDATE

8 April 2011


Duration

General

All workers in general are entitled to 14 consecutive days holiday with pay at the expiration of each complete year.
The Wages Regulation(Agricultural Undertakings) Order §7(1)
The Minimum Wages Household Assistants Order §7(1)
The Minimum Wages Shop Assistants Order, 1991 §6(1)
The Minimum Wages Catering Industry Order, 1991 §6(1)


Payment

Annual leave is paid.
The Wages Regulation(Agricultural Undertakings) Order §7(1)
The Minimum Wages Household Assistants Order §7(1)
The Minimum Wages Catering Industry Order, 1991 §6(1)
The Minimum Wages Shop Assistants Order, 1991 §6(1)


Number and dates

New Years Day (the First day of January in each year), Emancipation Day (the First day of August in each year), Independence Day (the 31st of August in each year), Labour Day (The 19th of June), Boxing Day (The26th day of December), Christmas Day (25th December in each year), Easter Monday, Good Friday, Spiritual Baptist Liberation Shouter Day (30th of March), Indian Arrival Day (30th of May in each year), Corpus Christi (First Thursday after Trinity Sunday), Republic Day (24th of September), plus Eid-ul-Fitr and Divaly Days (October), and all Sundays which are observed as Common Law Holidays.
Public Holidays and Festivals Act Schedule


Payment

It is unclear if public holidays are paid since there are no provisions in the legislation. However some sources determines that leave entitlements in the private sector are agreed between employers and unions, which became part of a registered collective agreement. In absence of such collective agreements paid public holidays are at the discretion of the employer.
DIALOGUE National Labour Law Profile: Trinidad and Tobago


United States - Working time - 2012


LAST UPDATE

July 2012


Duration

General

No federal statutory provisions establishing an entitlement to annual leave identified.
Historical data (year indicates year of data collection)
  • 2011: (No general statutory provisions on annual leave.)
  • 2009: (No general statutory provisions on annual leave.)
  • 1995: No generally applciable provisions on federal or state level.


Number and dates

No federal statutory provisions establishing an entitlement to public holidays identified.

Results generated on: 18th January 2020 at 06:54:58.
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