The standard work week is 45 hours long, with eight hours per day from Monday to Friday.
Male employees between the ages of 14 and 18 are generally prohibited from working at night, defined as between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. Male employees between the ages of 16 and 18 are, however, permitted to work between the hours of 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. if employed in a hotel, restaurant, or place of entertainment.
Female employees, with a few exceptions, are also prohibited from working at night. Female employees who are at least 18 years old may work overnight in a residential hotel, between the hours of 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. if employed in a hotel or restaurant, or between the hours of 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. if employed in an office.
Overtime is limited to 12 hours per week and is compensated at 150% of the basic rate.