Currency Euro (€) (EUR)
Date Format dd/mm/yyyy (ce)
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Employee //= json_encode($tax_row) ?> //= $tax_row['total'] ?> //= json_encode($tax_row) ?> 19.00% - 0-12,450
24.00% - 12,451-20,200
30.00% - 20,201-35,200
37.00% - 35,201-60,000
45.00% - 60,000 and above
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Termination Process Employees dismissed on disciplinary grounds are not required to receive notice of dismissal. In cases of redundancy, dismissal can be on grounds of economic, organizational, technical or productive reasons. Termination notice must be provided in writing, and the notice period is agreed upon in employment contract.
Advance Notice Employers should provide 15 days of notice, and if notice isn’t given, payment in lieu shall be given.
Severance Pay Employers should pay 20 days of salary pay per year of service up to 12 months. If the dismissal is declared unfair (a dismissal without cause) by a judge, the employer may reinstate the employee or pay a statutory severance payment. Employees affected by a redundancy will be entitled to receive a legal severance payment and an advance notice in writing of the termination of the contract. A worker who is dismissed for disciplinary reasons is not entitled to severance pay.
Pension Fund Employers contribute 23.6% of workers wages, employees contribute 4.7%.
Social Security Employers contribute 29.9% and employees contribute 6.35%.
General Minimum monthly wage is 900€
Paid Time Off
Vacation days 30 vacation days are granted.
Sick days Employees are entitled to a maximum of 18 months’ sick leave in cases of illness or injury. Once the 18-month period has expired, employees can be designated as permanently ill and claim a social security pension. Employees receive social security payments during the sick leave period.The amount of social security payment paid by the employer during sick leave caries depending on the employees' salary and position.
Maternity Leave Maternity leave can be taken at a maximum of 16 weeks immediately after birth. Employees on Maternity leave receive social security payments during the leave period equal to 100% of the mothers average monthly salary.
Paternity Leave The general rule is that the father of a newly born child can take up to two working days paid absence immediately after birth. Fathers are also entitled to 13 additional days of paternity leave paid by social security.
Parental Leave Employees have the right of leave up to three years to attend to the care of each child, whether natural, adopted or being fostered permanently or as pre-adoptive measures. Females workers have the right to one hour of absence from work each day to breastfeed an infant of less than nine months. This can be divided into two half-hour periods.
General Fulltime employment is considered 40 hours weekly, and 9 daily hours (maximum unless agreed otherwise). *Workers are entitled to a weekly rest period of 1.5 consecutive days.
Overtime Overtime may not exceed 80 hours annually.
General 21% standard rate.
Payroll Frequency Pay Frequency usually on a monthly basis, for work between the first and last day of the month.