Guide to employment, payroll and benefits in

Martinique

Rivermate offers complete payroll, benefits and compliance services for

Martinique

01. Overview

Last updated: 

August 19, 2021

Currency
Euro
Capital
Fort-de-france
Ease of doing business
Language
French
Population
375265
GDP growth

02. Grow your team in

Martinique

with Rivermate

Payroll, benefits, taxes, and compliance can be difficult to manage in

Martinique

, particularly if you don't have established local relationships. You can hire employees in

Martinique

effectively, conveniently, and in full compliance with all relevant labor laws using Rivermate's global employment solution. We handle the responsibilities and legal risks associated with foreign employment so you can concentrate on growing your company.

03. Summary

Martinique is an island in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies in the eastern Caribbean Sea, with a land area of 1,128 square kilometers and a population of 376,480 people as of January 2016. It is also a French Overseas department/region and single territorial collectivity, and therefore an integral part of the French Republic. It is located directly north of Saint Lucia, northwest of Barbados, and south of Dominica, and is part of the Windward Islands. Martinique is both an Outermost Region and a Special Territory of the European Union, with the euro as its official currency. Both French and Martinican Creole are spoken by almost all.

04. Public holidays

05. Types of leave

Paid time off

Public holidays

Sick days

Maternity leave

Paternity leave

Parental leave

Other leave

06. Employment termination

Termination process

Notice period

Severance pay

Probation period

07. Working hours

General

Overtime

08. Minimum wage

General

The minimum monthly salary in Martinique is set at 760 EUR a month.

09. Employee benefits

General

Mandatory benefits postulated by law include a probationary period, pay on annual leaves, public holidays, sick leaves, maternity leave, paternity leave, and overtime pay. Statutory benefits also include social security benefits.

10. Why Rivermate as your Employer of Record / PEO?

Establishing an entity in

Martinique

to hire a team takes time, money, and effort. The labor law in

Martinique

has strong worker employment protection, requiring great attention to details and a thorough awareness of local best practices. Rivermate makes expanding into

Martinique

simple and effortless. We can assist you with hiring your preferred talent, managing HR and payroll, and ensuring compliance with local legislation without the hassle of establishing a foreign branch office or subsidiary. Our PEO and Global Employer of Record solutions in

Martinique

give you peace of mind so you can focus on running your business.

Please contact us if you'd like to learn more about how Rivermate can help you hire employees in

Martinique

via our Employer of Record / PEO solution.

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