The standard workweek is 40 hours and the day is eight hours. Employees may work up to an additional 12 hours per week if both parties agree. Certain industries may be permitted to work more than 12 hours of overtime with the Minister of Employment and Labor's approval.
Employees who work on holidays, overtime, or at night are entitled to a wage increase above the standard rate. Work hours at night are between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
Employees are entitled to a 30-minute unpaid break after every four hours worked and one hour of unpaid leave after every eight-hour shift.
Overtime is defined as work exceeding 40 hours per week, 8 hours per day, and is compensated at 150 percent of a regular salary. After 10 p.m., work is paid at a rate of 200 percent. Daily overtime is unlimited for employees, but weekly overtime cannot exceed 12 hours.