Employment Contract Details
Employment contracts must be in writing.
The maximum probation period is 4 months.
Minimum Wage Requirements
The Minimum Wage is EUR 548 per month.
Maximum working hours and overtime
Normal working hours over a seven-day period must not exceed 48 hours.
Bonus and expense payments
It is common practice to award bonuses to employees in certain industries. Terms and conditions are determined by the parties
Parental leave is pad by the government and is granted until the child turns 3 years old. Both maternity and parental leave are paid for a period of 575 days.
- Maternity Leave: employees are entitled to 140 days of maternity leave, which can begin at least 70 days before childbirth.
- Paternity Leave: employees are entitled to 30 days. This may be splitted between childbirth and until the child turns 3 years old.
Employees are entitled to 182 days' paid sick leave (with a maximum of 250 days per year). The gross wage reaches 70% of their last years' average wage. The employer pays the wage from the 4th to 8th day of sickness and the government pays the wage starting the 9th day.