Duration of the annual leave
Employees are entitled to an annual leave of:
- 2 days per month, if they have completed six months of service, but not one year
- 30 days, if they have completed one year of service.
The calculation of the duration of annual leave will include official holidays specified by law or by agreement and any other leaves caused by sickness if they fall within the annual leave.
How is annual leave salary calculated
For the annual leave, the worker must receive his basic salary in addition to a housing allowance if such an allowance is stipulated in the contract.
If the worker is requested to work during his total annual leave or a part of it and the leave is not carried forward to the next year, the employer must pay him his regular salary, in addition to a leave allowance, which is equal to his basic wage only.
In all cases, annual leaves may not be forwarded for more than once within two consecutive years.
The employer may determine the date of the commencement of the annual leave and may divide it into two or more periods. The division does not apply on leaves pertaining to working youth.
The employer must pay the worker’s salary for annual leave before it is taken.
If the worker is dismissed or he resigns, he is entitled to his salary for any annual leave he did not use.
Read more about employees' leave in the Federal Law No. 8 of 1980, known as the Labour Law, as amended.