Georgia

Employment

The employment contract can be written or agreed verbally for definite or indefinite period of time. All the benefits and responsibilities must be agreed on prior to the start of the employment.

Payroll

The salaries are paid on monthly basis. Paydays are usually at the end of the month, unless agreed otherwise with the employer.

HR & Labor

Working Hours: Full time employment is considered 41 hours per week. Night hours are considered from 22:00 – 6:00.
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Overtime payments should at least exceed the regular wages, it is set up internally between the employees and employers. Minimum Age: Employees under the age of 16 have special employment restrictions applied to their employment.

Immigration

For employees to legally work in Georgia, they must obtain long term visa upon entering Georgia. This visa serves as a work permit as well.

Minimum wage

913 GEL / month

Severance payments

Employee is entitled to one month’s of regular wages as severance payment.

Termination procedure

Employer must pay the employee all the wages due upon termination in no more than 7 days.

Sick Days

Employee is entitled to 60 sick days per 6 months or 40 days in a row.

Paid off holidays

The number of holidays changes depending on the year, there are between 12 – 14 public holidays.

Vacation days

Employee is entitled to 24 paid vacation days and 15 more unpaid vacation days.

VAT

18% standard rate.