Paid Time Off
If the employee has been in the company for less than a year, they receive one day of paid vacation for every month of consecutive employment with the company. More than one year of employment but less than five years, two weeks of paid vacation. Five years or more, three weeks of paid vacation. Vacation pay is 4% of gross wages, if have been in the company for less than five years and 6% of the gross wages if they have been in the company for five year or more.
Up to 26 weeks for every 12 months of consecutive work.
As of 2020 It is mandatory for businesses to cover themselves against injuries, disabilities or death arising from work related accidents.
Once a year there will be an employer contribution of 0.67% of the employees’ annual salaries.
Under the Health and Safety Act (2007) WIBA insurance covers the following:
• employees’ work related injuries and occupational diseases.
• employees’ death. The death benefits are payable to beneficiaries of the insured.
• funeral expenses benefits.
• medical expenses benefits.
• total or partial disablement benefits to the insured.
If the employee has been in the company for 3 months and less than a year, the notice period is 1 week. If from one year to 5 years, the notice period is 2 weeks. If from 5 years to less than 10 years, it is 4 weeks. From 10 years and over, its 8 weeks. Employees are entitled to a vacation pay for the days they haven’t taken during the termination. Its 4% or 6% depending on the length of the employment in the company.