Learn about types of leave in

Armenia

Get to know the local legislation around types of leave.

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Paid time off

For a five-day work week, the minimum annual leave is 20 days, while for a six-day work week, it is 24 days.

Employees in demanding or high-risk workplace environments are given extended paid leave of up to 25 working days for a five-day working week, or 30 working days for a six-day working week (in rare situations, 35 working days for a five-day working week, or 42 working days for a six-day working week).

Public holidays

There are twenty public holidays in Armenia. Fourteen of these holidays are non-working holidays.

Sick days

Employees are entitled to compensated sick leave from the second to the fifth day. Employees are protected by unemployment security until the sixth year.

Maternity leave

Employees who are pregnant are given 140 days (70 days of pregnancy, 70 days of childbirth), 155 days (70 days of pregnancy, 85 days of childbirth) if the delivery is difficult, and 180 days (70 days of pregnancy, 110 days) if they have more than one child at the same time. Unused maternity leave days are extended to the days of maternity leave in the event of a premature birth.

The regular value is equal to 100% of the insured's gross monthly earnings measured by 30.4 (regardless of the number of years of covered employment) (average number of days in a month).

Paternity leave

Fathers in Armenia can take five days of paid leave within the first thirty days after the birth of his child.

Parental leave

Parents in Armenia are entitled to five days of paid leave within the first month of the child's birth.

Other leave

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