|Tuesday||Jan-01||New Year's Day|
|Friday||Apr-19||Good Friday||Friday before Easter Sunday|
|Monday||Apr-22||Easter Monday||Monday after Easter Sunday|
|Thursday||Aug-01||Emancipation Day||Slavery in the British Empire ended on 1 August 1834|
|Tuesday||Aug-06||Independence Day||Independence from the UK in 1962|
|Monday||Oct-21||National Heroes' Day||Third Monday in October|
With the exception of Labour Day any holiday that falls on a Saturday will be observed on that day.
All public holidays are governed by the provisions of the Holidays (Public General) Act of 1895.
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Minimum wage is J$7,000 per week (From 1 August 2019).
Full time employment is considered 40 hours weekly. Hours may be spread over 7 days if worker chooses.
All hours over 40 per week are considered overtime, and must be previously agreed upon.
The employer contributes 5% of employees wages. Employees are not obligated to contribute, but commonly contribute 5% of their wages.
Both employers and employees are required to contribute 2.5% of employers wages (salary ceiling either J$19,230 weekly, or J$1,000,000 a annually).
Employers are required to provide notice determined by the length of employment.
* Up to 5 years of employment entitles workers to two weeks notice.
* 5-10 years entitles workers to four weeks notice.
* 10-15 years entitles workers to 6 weeks notice.
* 15-20 years entitles workers to 8 weeks notice.
* 20 + years entitles workers to 12 weeks notice
Employees must provide two weeks notice.
Employees of up to 10 years receive two weeks pay for ever year employed, for each additional year beyond 10, three weeks of pay are provided.
Employees of up to 10 years receive 10 vacation days annually. Those employed for more than 10 years receive 15 days annually.
After 110 days, 1 day sick leave is allowed for every 22 days worked. From the first year, two weeks sick leave is available annually.
New mothers are entitled to 8 weeks paid maternity leave, and an additional 4 unpaid.
No Statutory Requirements
No Statutory Requirements
Salaries are paid on either a monthly or semi-monthly basis.
16.5% standard rate.
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