The base salary should be at least equal to the minimum wage (136 Mt). Base salary is generally monthly, but can also be reported to an hourly wage using 174 hours for a full-time job. A part-time salary will be calculated by reference to the resulting hourly wage. The base salary does not include bonuses provided by law, for Sundays, holidays, or working at night for example. The salary may be fixed for a period worked, but may also include a share paid to the task.
Premiums are calculated by reference to the basic salary of the employee, by reference to an hourly basis using 174 hours for a full-time monthly (Mt 139). Collective agreements may change the rate of such premiums, up or down, but employment contracts may not derogate in a direction more favorable to the employee. For employees whose regular schedule includes Sunday, the premium for Sunday work is 50% of the basic wage (Mt 140). The premium for a day of the weekend (Saturday or Sunday) or public…
Basic annual leave, 20 days per year, is increased depending on the age of the employee (and not on the seniority in the company) up to 30 days per year. The annual leave entitlement is also increased for children. Annual leave must be taken within the calendar year.