Employer of Record in Guam

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Rivermate's Employer of Record (EOR) solution helps companies hire remote employees in Guam . We take care of global payroll, taxes, benefits, compliance and HR activities. So you can focus on growing your business. Our Employer of Record (EOR) solution is beneficial to companies that want to hire remote employees in a breeze. On this page you will find employment information for Guam.

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1. Grow your team in Guam with Rivermate as your Employer of Record (EOR) / PEO

Payroll, benefits, taxes, and compliance can be difficult to manage in Guam , particularly if you don't have established local relationships. You can hire employees in Guam effectively, conveniently, and in full compliance with all relevant labor laws using Rivermate's global Employer of Record (EOR) solution. We handle the responsibilities and legal risks associated with foreign employment so you can concentrate on growing your company.

2. Summary

Guam is a territory of the United States that is organized but not formally incorporated. It is located in the Micronesia subregion in the western Pacific Ocean. It is the biggest and southernmost of the Mariana Islands and the largest island in Micronesia. It is also the most westernmost point and territory of the United States as measured from the geographic center of the country. Dededo is the most populated hamlet in Guam, although Hagatna serves as the island's capital.

People who were born on Guam are American citizens; nevertheless, they are not eligible to vote in presidential elections held in the United States while they are still living on Guam, and delegates from Guam to the United States House of Representatives do not have a vote on the floor of that chamber. The Chamoru, also known historically as the Chamorro, are the indigenous people of Guam. They are linked to the Austronesian peoples of Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Taiwan, Micronesia, and Polynesia. Guam has a population of 168,801 people as of the year 2021. The Chamorros make up the biggest ethnic group on the island, yet they are still considered a minority. The population density in the territory is 775 people per square mile (299 people per square kilometer), and it has a total area of 210 square miles (540 km2; 130,000 acres).

Around 3,500 years ago, individuals who spoke Chamoru were the first to settle on the island. On March 6, 1521, the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan arrived on the island as the first European to do so. Magellan was serving Spain at the time of his arrival. In 1668, Spain began the process of colonizing Guam. Guam served as a significant port of call for the Spanish Manila Galleons sailing the Pacific during the 16th and 18th centuries. Guam was taken by the United States on June 21, 1898, when they were fighting against Spain in the Spanish‚ÄďAmerican War. Guam was handed over to the United States of America on April 11, 1899, as a result of the Treaty of Paris, which was signed on December 10, 1898.

Guam was one of the five American jurisdictions in the Pacific Ocean prior to the start of World War II. The other four were Wake Island in Micronesia, American Samoa, and Hawaii in Polynesia and the Philippines. Guam was taken over by the Japanese on December 8, 1941, only a few hours after they had attacked Pearl Harbor. They remained in control of the island for the next two and a half years. Guamanians were subjected to forced labor, detention, torture, and death when their country was under occupation. The day when American troops successfully retook control of the island, July 21, 1944, is now celebrated as Liberation Day. Since the 1960s, tourism and the United States military, for whom Guam is a vital strategic asset, have been the primary contributors to Guam's economy. Guam is a U.S. territory.

The phrase "Where America's Day Begins," which is not an official slogan for the territory but is used rather often, relates to the location of the island in relation to the International Date Line. Guam was admitted to the Pacific Community in 1983 and is now included as one of the United Nations' 17 territories that do not have full control over their own governments.

Hiring talented employees in a short span is not an easy task. Partnering with an Employer of Record (EOR) like Rivermate in Guam is your best option, giving your organization enough time to focus on other aspects of international expansions like project management and inventory management. The EOR takes care of all the compliance and legal issues while helping you speed up hiring using their knowledge of domestic employment practices and virtual onboarding tools. Top EORs also have provisions for the e-signing of documents to enable faster onboarding.

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4. Types of leave

There is no information about the types of leave for this country.

Paid time off

Public holidays

Sick days

Maternity leave

Paternity leave

Parental leave

Other leave

5. Employment termination

There is no information about employment information for this country.

Termination process

Notice period

Probation period

Severance pay

6. Working hours

There is no information about the working hours for this country.

General working schedule

Guam generally has a 40-hour workweek.


Employees who work overtime are eligible to receive 1.5 times the regular wage.

7. Minimum wage

There is no information about the minimum wage for this country.

Since March 20, 2021, Guam's minimum wage has been set at $9.25 per hour.

8. Employee benefits

There is no information about the employee benefits for this country.

Relocation assistance; medical, prescription, vision, and dental plans; health and dependent care flexible spending accounts; retirement benefit plans (pension, 401(k), 403(b)); group term life and long-term care insurance plans; legal assistance plans; medical second opinion programs, adoption assistance, child care benefits, and transportation benefits are examples of employee benefits in the United States.

Employee discount programs that give employees access to specialized offerings from local and regional vendors (such as movie and theme park tickets, wellness programs, discounted shopping, hotels and resorts, and so on) may also be included in benefits.

9. Taxes

There is no information about the taxes for this country.

Corporate tax

There is currently no information regarding taxation in Guam

Individual income tax

There is currently no information regarding taxation in Guam

VAT, GST and sales tax

There is currently no information regarding taxation in Guam

10. VISA and work permits

There is no information about VISA and work permits for this country.

Before you pack your bags for Guam, you should find out whether you need a visa. However, just because Guam is a US territory does not imply that it has the same visa regulations as the rest of the US. Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, and American Samoa, in reality, each have their own rules. Citizens of visa-exempt countries and nationals of states participating in the visa waiver program are exempt from the US protocol, but Guam has an additional visa waiver program that allows eligible nationalities to travel for up to 45 days without requiring a visa or an ESTA. All other nations that are not visa free or participating in the visa waiver program must apply for a visa at the closest US embassy.

It should be noted that all visitors who come in Guam without a visa must fill out an I-736 form for each trip. This is something that can be done online.

When it comes to the exact criteria, be sure to conduct some study before going to the embassy. There is a lot of information available online, but we recommend that you simply use it as a reference. The information available on the internet is not always trustworthy or up to date, and US territory visa requirements might be perplexing. As a result, we propose that you contact the US diplomatic mission and express your inquiries there. What we can tell you is that visitors to Guam must have a passport that is valid for at least 6 months beyond the date of arrival.

11. Employer Of Record service terms

There is no information about the Employer of Record (EoR) service terms for this country.

Employment contracts

In the United States, employment contracts might be verbal, written, or implicit. Contracts, on the other hand, should be in writing with the conditions clearly stated out to protect both the employer and the employee. In practice, the majority of contracts are in writing.

The following are examples of common employment contract terms:

Employer and employee names

The kind and scope of the service to be provided

Salary and payment intervals

Salary and payment intervals

Start and end dates (if for a fixed-term)

Benefits and leave entitlements

With Rivermate being your Employer of Record (EoR) in Guam, you do not have to worry about the employment contracts, as we take care of that.

Minimum assignment length

There is no set length for assignments. This is usually indicated in the employment contract for fixed-term employments.

Payment currency

United States Dollar

13.Opening a subsidiary in Guam

There is no information about the working hours for this country.

How to set up a subsidiary

Subsidiary laws

13. Why choose Rivermate as your Employer of Record / PEO in Guam

Establishing an entity in Guam to hire a team takes time, money, and effort. The labor law in Guam has strong worker employment protection, requiring great attention to details and a thorough awareness of local best practices. Rivermate makes expanding into Guam 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 (EOR) solutions in Guam 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 Guam via our Employer of Record (EOR) / PEO solution.

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