The standard workweek is 40 hours, divided into eight eight-hour days. Between working days, a minimum of 12 hours must be allowed for rest.
Employees between the ages of 16 and 18 can work up to 36 hours per week, while those between the ages of 14 and 16 can work up to 26 hours per week. Nursing mothers will receive an additional hour break to care for their child.
Overtime compensation is paid to employees who work more than 40 hours per week (48 hours in some sectors), and work should not exceed four hours per week and two hours per day. Salary should be 125 percent of the normal hourly rate, but the parties may agree on additional rest.