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An employee's yearly leave is defined by the terms of their employment contract between the employee and the company. Annual leave is compensated at 100% of the employee's regular salary. If a public holiday falls within an employee's yearly leave, he or she is entitled to an additional day's salary as compensation.
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An employee's sick leave is governed by their employment contract or a collective bargaining agreement. The work contract also determines the rate at which sick leave is paid.
Female employees who meet the requirements are entitled to 12 weeks of paid maternity leave. The first six weeks are taken prior to the kid's expected due date, and the last six weeks are taken after the kid is delivered. The company covers the entire cost of the employee's wage. Female employees must have worked for the same employer for two years prior to taking the leave to be eligible.
There are no provisions in the Gambian law regarding paternity leave.
Other than the already mentioned terms regarding maternity and paternity leaves, there are no other provisions in the law in Gabon regarding parental leave.