The typical workweek is 48 hours and eight hours every day. Employees may work nine hours a day if their employer provides them with an additional half-day of rest per week. Work hour restrictions do not apply to people in positions of leadership, management, trust, or supervision.
Additionally, the employee is entitled to a rest period of at least 30 minutes but no more than two hours per day. When working a single continuous shift, a minimum of half an hour is required and is counted as actual working time. Additionally, employees have one day off every week, usually on Sunday, for at least twenty-four straight hours.
If work is conducted on a rest day or a public holiday, the employee is entitled to three consecutive days of relaxation. The employee is entitled to a half-day of rest if the labor does not exceed five consecutive or intermittent hours.
Employees who work nights must be rewarded at a rate equal to 125 percent of their regular daytime wage. Except for shift employment, night work occurs between 8:00 p.m. and the start of regular working hours the following day.
Employees are permitted to work overtime up to eight hours per day, 96 hours per quarter, or 200 hours per year. Overtime is paid at a rate of 150 percent during the day and 200 percent at night.