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Gambia - Working time - 2011


LAST UPDATE

21 November 2011.


Duration

General

An employee is entitled to accumulate days of annual leave provided for by Jount Industrial Council agreement, collective agreement, or otherwise by his or her contract of employment.
Wherever a period of annual leave entitlement is specified by reference to a period of more than one month, appropriate proportion of the entitlement is deemed to accrue for each month of employment.
Labour Act 73(1)(2)


Payment

Amount

An amount of annual leave entitlement accumulated but not used at the time an employment is terminated shall be paid to the employee, calculated according to subsection (6).
An employee is entitled to his or her regular remuneration for each day of public holiday, and his or her period of annual leave shall be extended by one working day with full pay for each day of public holiday that falls within the period of leave and would have been an ordinary working day for the employee.
Payment for each day of annual leave and for each day of public holiday is due to an employee at a rate not less than that which the employee would normally be entitled to receive under his or her contract of employment for his or her usual work on that day, excluding bonus but including overtime payment.
Labour Act 73(4)(5)(6)


Payment

Payment for each day of annual leave and for each day of public holiday is due to an employee at a rate not less than that which the employee would normally be entitled to receive under his or her contract of employment for his or her usual work on that day, excluding bonus but including overtime payment.
Labour Act 73(6)


Ghana - Working time - 2011


LAST UPDATE

07 October 2011.


Duration

In any undertaking every worker is entitled to not less than 15 working days leave with full pay in any calendar year of continuous service.
Labour Act 20(1)


Payment

In any undertaking every worker is entitled to not less than 15 working days leave with full pay in any calendar year of continuous service.
The expression "full pay" means the worker’s normal remuneration, without overtime payment, including the cash equivalent of any remuneration in kind.
Labour Act 20

Amount

The expression "full pay" means the workers normal remuneration, without overtime payment, including the cash equivalent of any remuneration in kind.
Labour Act 20(2)


Number and dates

The days specified in the Schedule to this Law shall be observed as public holidays every year throughout Ghana.

Schedule:
New Year’s Day (1st January)
Independence Day (6th March)
Good Friday
Easter Monday
1st May
4th June
Republic Day (1st July)
Christmas Day (25th December)
Boxing Day (26th December)
31st December
Public Holidays Law, 1989 1(1), Schedule


Guinea - Working time - 2011


LAST UPDATE

01 December 2011.


Duration

General

Unless there are more favourable provisions agreed, the worker is entitled to leave, paid by the employer, at a rate of 2 and half days per month of effective service.

It shall be considered as effective work, for the consideration of the paid annual leave duration, absences for work accidents or professional illness and maternity leave.

The absences due to non-professional diseases or accidents not linked to work shall be assimilated as effective work in the conditions determined by the collective agreement.
Labour Code 160


Payment

Amount

The employer shall pay, during the total duration of the annual leave, the salaries and benefits due to the worker s/he would have received if s/he would have continued to work, with the exception of the expatriation allowance.
Labour Code 164


Number and dates

According to art. 156 of the Labour Code, the following days shall be paid holidays in the territory of the Republic of Guinea:
2 October (Independence Day), 3 April (National Holiday of the Second Republic), 1 January (New Year), 1 May (International Labour day), 25 May (Day of the Liberation of the African Continent), Ramadam, Tabaski (Abraham’s sacrifice), Maouloud (Mahomed’s birth holiday), Eastern Monday, 15 August (Assumption), 25 December (Christmas).

11 days.
Order on holidays 1


Guinea-Bissau - Working time - 2011


LAST UPDATE

20 April 2011.

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Duration

General

The annual leave shall be of 30 consecutive days, not counting weekly rest periods nor initial or final holidays.
Labour Act 74
Historical data (year indicates year of data collection)
  • 2009: 30 days.
  • 2007: At least 30 consecutive days.
  • 1995: 30 consecutive days.

Exceptions

Workers hired to work for a period inferior to one year are entitled to two and a half day of leave for each month of work.
Labour Act 75


Payment

The annual leave shall be paid as if the employee was performing effective work.

The payment shall be made before the beginning of the leave, unless other date was agreed between the employer and the employee. However the payment has to be at lastest until the end of the first half of the leave.
Labour Act 76(1)(2)

Amount

The annual leave shall be paid as if the employee was performing effective work.
Labour Act 76(1)

Date of payment

The payment shall be made before the beginning of the leave, unless other date was agreed between the employer and the employee. However the payment has to be at lastest until the end of the first half of the leave.
Labour Act 76(2)


Number and dates

National holidays shall be those so considered by the law.
Labour Act 69


Payment

The worker is entitled to payment for national holidays, without having to perform overtime work in order to compensate it.
Labour Act 71


Kenya - Working time - 2011


LAST UPDATE

8 April 2011


Duration

Not less than 21 working days.
Employment Act 2007 28(1)(a)

General

An employee shall be entitled to not less than 21 working days after every 12 consecutive months of service with his employer. Where employment is terminated after then completion of two or more consecutive months of service during any 12 months’ leave-earning period, to not less than 1.75 days of leave for each completed month of service.

The annual leave entitlement is additional to all public holidays, weekly rest days and sick leave, whether fixed by law or agreement.
Employment Act 2007 28(1)(a) and (b)
Regulation of Wages (General) Order 1982 9
Historical data (year indicates year of data collection)
  • 2009: 21 days
  • 2007: 21 days
  • 1995: 21 working days.


Payment

The entitlement is to leave with full pay.
Employment Act 2007 28

Amount

The employee is to receive his full pay for the period of annual leave. Full pay includes wages and salary at the basic minimum rate excluding any deductions from wages made by virtue of the Employment Act.
Employment Act 2007 28(1)(b)
Regulation of Wages (General) Order 1982 9


Number and dates

There are 10 days declared to be holidays with full pay. These are:
1. New Year’s Day
2. Good Friday
3. Easter Monday
4. Labour Day
5. Madaraka Day
6. Idd-ul-Fitr Day
7. Kenyatta Day
8. Independence Day
9. Christmas Day
10. Boxing Day
Regulation of Wages (General) Order 1982 8 and Schedule 4


Payment

Full pay
Regulation of Wages (General) Order 1982 8


Lesotho - Working time - 2011


LAST UPDATE

2 December 2011


Duration

General

An employee shall be entitled to one working day’s holiday in respect of each month of continuous employment with the same employer, i.e. a minimum of 12 working days’ holiday in each year.
Labour Code 1992 120(1)

Exceptions

When an employee wishes to receive a cash payment in lieu to taking no more than six days of statutory annual leave, the employee and employer may so agree.

In the absence of an agreement with the employee, it shall be an offence for the employer not to allow the employee to enjoy the number of days of holiday with pay in a particular year to which the employee is entitled in excess of the statutory minimum number of days’ including any additional days of holiday entitlement carried over from the previous year.
Labour Code 1992 120(6)


Payment

Amount

Annual leave shall be on full pay, meaning the normal remuneration paid to an employee, including any cost-of-living allowance and the cash equivalent of any benefits in kind for which the employee may be eligible under the contract of employment, but does not include any bonus payments which he or she may from time to time have received.
Labour Code 1992 120(1), (7)(ii)

Date of payment

No relevant provisions identified.


Number and dates

The following 10 days are declared public holidays in Lesotho:
1. New Year’s Day (1st day of January)
2. Moshoeshoe’s Day (11th day of March)
3. Heroes Day (4th day of April)
4. Good Friday
5. Easter Monday
6. Ascension Day
7. Workers’ Day (1st day of May)
8. King’s Birthday (2nd of May)
9. National Independence Day (4th day of October)
10. Christmas Day (25th day of December)
Public Holidays Act 1995 2, Schedule


Payment

Every employee shall be entitled to a day off with pay on every public holiday declared in accordance with the provisions of the Public Holidays Act 1967.
Labour Code 1992 121


Libyan Arab Jamahirya - Working time - 2011


LAST UPDATE

1 December 2011


Duration

General

Every worker is entitled annually to 30 days leave.
Labour Relations Act 2010 30

Exceptions

Workers who have reached the age of 50 or have completed 20 years of service are entitled 45 days.
Labour Relations Act 2010 30


Payment

Amount

No provisions regulating payment for leave taken identified. However, sections 35 and 36 (providing for unpaid leave in prescribed circumstances and deductions from pay for unauthorised leave) imply that annual leave is to be paid.

Further, where a worker or employee has not taken annual leave for work reasons, he shall be entitled at the termination of his service, to receive a monetary compensation calculated on the basis of his wages.
Labour Relations Act 2010 32, 35, 36
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Number and dates

No relevant provisions identified.


Madagascar - Working time - 2011


LAST UPDATE

06 May 2011.

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Duration

General

Unless there are more favourable conditions established in a collective agreement or individual labour contract, the worker is entitled to leave paid by the employer, at 2,5 days per month.
Labour Code 86(1)
Historical data (year indicates year of data collection)
  • 2007: 30 days (two and a half days per month)

Exceptions

Collective or individual agreements may grant more favourable annual leave conditions than provided for by law.
Labour Code 86


Payment

Amount

Allowances at least equal to one 1/12th of the salary and different elements of remuneration which the worker earned over the last 12 months preceding the leave period.
Labour Code 89

Date of payment

Before leave departure unless otherwise provided for by written agreement between the employer and the worker.
Labour Code 89


Number and dates

13 days.
1 January New Year’s Day.
8 March International Womens`Day.
Easter Sunday and Easter Monday.
29 March Commemoration of the 1947 Rebellion.
1 May Labour Day.
Ascension Day.
Pentecoste and Monday of Pentecoste
26 June Independence Day.
Assumption Day.
1 November All Saints’ Day.
25 December Christmas Day.
Decree Regarding Public Holidays 3


Malawi - Working time - 2011


Duration

General

Every employee, except where otherwise provided for in this Act, shall be entitled to a period of annual leave with pay of not less than
(a) eighteen working days if he/she works six days a week; and
(b) fifteen working days if he/she works five days a week.
Employment Act 44(1)


Payment

Amount

The amount to be paid to an employee under this section shall be calculated at the rate of at least the wage, which the employee was receiving immediately prior to the date upon his leave commenced or his employment terminated, as the case may be.
Employment Act 45(3)


Mali - Working time - 2011


LAST UPDATE

24 October 2011


Duration

General

The duration of the annual leave is determined at the rate of two and a half days per month of accomplished work during the course of the reference period, that is 30 days per year, including non-working days.
Labour Code L.151
Historical data (year indicates year of data collection)
  • 2009: Two and a half days per month, or 30 days yearly, including non weekdays.
  • 2007: Two and a half days per month, or 30 days yearly, including non weekdays.
  • 1995: 2,5 days per month of work. 30 days per year.

Exceptions

Seniority entitles to more leave days:
2 additional working days after 15 years of service - continuous or not - in the enterprise, 4 additional working days after 20 years, and 6 additional working days after 25 years.
Labour Code L.154


Payment

Amount

The amount of the remuneration to be paid during the annual leave:
Equals 1/12th of total remuneration received over the 12 month period.
In occupations or as provided for under the labour contract, where the remuneration is based on clients or services - whether in total or in part -, the remuneration taken into account is the one as evaluated on a forfeiture basis by a collective agreement, or in the absence thereof, by Decree by the Labour Minister.
Labour Code L.157(3), L.158

Date of payment

The payment for the annual leave shall be done, at the latest, on the last day preceding the date of departure on leave.
Labour Code L.161

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