Employees are entitled to 26 days of paid vacation, which increases to 31 days after five years of employment.
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Employers are not expected to give paid maternity leave to their workers. Some employers, though, want to do so as part of a bonus plan. A labor arrangement can regulate additional sick leave and payment when on sick leave.
Female employers are entitled to 15 weeks of paid maternity leave, with the remaining nine weeks to be used after the infant is born. In the event of birth complications, the leave will be extended for three weeks. The employer and social security cover the cost of the leave. The employee would have worked for six months in a row to be considered.
There is no statutory paternity leave in the Republic of the Congo.
Other than the already mentioned terms regarding maternity leave, there are no other provisions in the Republic of the Congo law regarding parental leave.