Capital Guatemala City
Currency Quetzal (GTQ)
Date Format dmy
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1.00% - Professional Training Institute (INTECAP)
10.76% - Social Security
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7.00% on excess of 300,000 - Over 300,000
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Termination Process Employers are expected to provide notice in accordence with the employees length of employment: * 0-6 months: 1 week notice * 6 months - 1 year: 10 days notice * 1-5 years: 2 weeks notice * Over 5 years: one months notice
Advance Notice Employees are not required to provide advance notice.
Severance Pay Employees terminated with cause do not receive severance payments. Termination without cause receives one month salary for every year employed.
Pension Fund Employers are required to contribute 3.67% of employees wages. Employees are required to contribute 1.83% of their wages.
Social Security Employers contribute 12.67% of employees wages. Employees contribute 4.83% of their wages.
Additional Pay "Incentive Bonus: Annual bonus (bono 14) equal to one months salary, paid in July. Christmas Bonus: Additional one months salary paid in December. "
General The daily minimum wage is GTQ 90.16 ($12.18).
Paid Time Off
Vacation days Employees are entitled to 15 vacation days annually.
Sick days Sick leave entitlement is in accordance with length of employment: * 2-6 months: 1 months salary paid at 50% * 6-9 months: 2 months salary paid at 50% * Over 9 months: 3 months salary paid at 50%
Maternity Leave Maternity leave is 12 weeks, 30 days before, 54 days after birth (84 days total).
Paternity Leave No statutory regulation
Parental Leave No statutory regulation
General Fulltime employment is considered 44 hours weekly, and 8 hours daily. For work during the night, 36 hours weekly and 6 hours daily.
Overtime Overtime, also called "extraordinary hours" are paid at 150%.
General 12% standard rate.
General 1 Salaries are paid semi-monthly.