Employees are entitled:
- To receive annual paid leave from the beginning of their employment in a liable undertaking, in proportion (percentage) to the period of time they have been employed in that undertaking.
- To request the period of time within which they wish to take their leave, with the employer being obliged to grant the leave within two (2) months from the date on which the request was made and in any case within the first quarter of the following calendar year.
- To receive as leave wages the ‘normal wages’, that is to say, the wages they would have received if they had worked in the undertaking at the relevant time.
- To receive a leave allowance equal to the total of the leave pay with the limitation of half the salary, for those who are paid a salary, and thirteen (13) days’ wages for those who are paid a daily wage.
- To be paid their wages and leave allowance, before the start of the annual normal leave.
- To be paid their leave wages in case the leave is not granted until the first quarter of the following calendar year, in the form of a single payment where there is no fault on the part of the employer, and in the form of a double payment, i.e. with a 100 % increase, where there is fault on the part of the employer.
- To be paid their wages and leave allowance in the event of termination of the employment relationship in any way (dismissal, resignation, etc.) before they receive the normal leave due to them.