The maximum probation period is 3 months for operational roles and 6 months for management roles.
Minimum Wage Requirements
The Minimum Wage is EUR 580 per month.
Maximum working hours and overtime
Normal working hours over a five-day period must not exceed 40 hours, 8 hours per day.
Parental leave can taken by either parent until the child turns 3 years old. The allowance is paid by the Central Office of Labour Social Affairs and family.
- Maternity Leave: employees are entitled to a minimum of 34 weeks of maternity leave, and can reach 43 weeks, according to the health of the child and if the employee is a single parent.
- Paternity Leave: employees are entitled to a minimum of 28 weeks of paternity leave, and can reach 31 weeks if the employee is a single parent. The leave can start as soon as 6 weeks prior to childbirth in case the partner is not being granted any benefit.
During the first 10 days sick leave is paid by the employer at a rate of 25% for days 1 - 3 and 55% from days 4 - 10 based on the daily salary.