The standard work week is 44 hours, divided into six days of eight hours each. Managerial and supervisory employees, on the other hand, may work up to 12 hours per day.
Nighttime hours are limited to between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m. and are limited to 36 hours per week, six hours per day. Shifts combining day and night work are limited to 42 hours per week, or seven hours per day. 14 to 16-year-olds may work up to four hours per day, while 16 to 18-year-olds may work up to six hours per day. Their workweek is limited to 36 hours, and those under the age of 16 are not permitted to work overtime.
Female employees and employees between the ages of 14 and 18 are entitled to a two-hour rest period during the workday. Sundays are designated as a rest day for employees. Those who work on Sunday are compensated with an additional rest day. Employers compensate employees for public holidays that fall on Sundays with standard pay plus the overtime rate.
A typical workday, including overtime, is limited to 12 hours, and employees are permitted to work overtime only four times per week. Overtime pay is calculated at 137.5 percent of the regular rate of pay. The pay rate for work on a rest day is 200 percent of the regular rate. The pay rate for night work is 125 percent of the regular rate.