Sickness, maternity - 5.08%
Family benefits - 2.21%
Accidents at work / Occupational diseases - between 0.4 and 4%
Social security for workers - Special State Fund - 1.52%
Supplementary pension - 6%
Sickness, maternity - 3.17%
Family benefits - 0.89%
Social security for workers - Special State Fund - 0.38%
Supplementary pension - 3%
Industrial and agricultural workers – 403 dinars per month
Non agriculture sectors - 378.56 dinars per month
Paid Time Off
Employees receive one vacation day per month. After one year of work they will accumulate 12 vacation days.
For an employee to receive sickness benefit, they must have at least 50 days of covered employment in the last two quarters or 80 days in the last fourth quarters before sickness began. The insured employee receives 66.7% of their daily average earnings for 180 days after a five-day waiting period. For up to 180 days a year for each next year they receive 50%.
Female employees receive 3 months of leave. In order to receive their 66.7% of their daily earnings, the employee must have contributed to social insurance for at least 80 days in the four quarters leading up to the birth.
Fathers receive one day of paid leave within the first seven days following the birth of the child.
Work related injury leave: There is no qualifying period, but the accident must be reported to the employer within 48 hours and to be assessed. The injured employer will receive 66.7% of their average daily earnings for the highest paid period before disability began. Payments will be given after a three-day waiting period and last until the employee has recovered.
A work week is 5 days and should not exceed 48 hours.
A workday should not exceed 10 hours per day or 60 hours per week.
Employer contribution: 7.76%
- Supplementary pension – 6%
Employee contribution: 4.74%
- Supplementary pension – 3%
The National Social Security Fund (CNSS) is in charge of old-age, invalidity, survivors, supplementary retirement, death, unemployment insurance and provides family benefits. All employers are required to join the scheme and declare their employees within a month of their start date.
Employer contribution – 16.97% to 20.57%
Employee contribution – 9.18%
Healthcare is managed by the National Health Insurance Fund which covers health, maternity, occupation accident and disease.
Employer: 5.48% and 9.08%
There is no unemployment insurance scheme.
Employees are paid either weekly or monthly no later than the end of the month.
For an employer to terminate an employer, they must present a significant and just cause. Before the dismissal, the employee has the right to appeal their case before a discipline council.
One month’s notice period should be given in writing.
Employees are entitled to severance pay unless they have been terminated for misconduct. Payment is calculated as one day’s pay for each month of employment. The maximum amount of severance is three months pay.