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Georgia

Get to know the local legislation around types of leave.

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Paid time off

After 11 months of continuous service, the employee is entitled to 24 days of paid annual vacation. Employees are now paid holiday pay equal to their annual wage three months prior to their departure.

They will also take up to 15 days of unpaid leave each year. An employee must provide two weeks' notice before taking unpaid leave.

Public holidays

Georgia recognizes seventeen public holidays.

Sick days

Employees will take up to 30 days of paid vacation. An employee must procure a sickness card from a licensed practitioner in order to be paid.

Maternity leave

In the event of complications or the birth of babies, mothers are entitled to 126 days of maternity and delivery leave, or 143 days in the case of complications or the birth of twins. Employees are paid 100% of their monthly wage (up to a total of 1,000 GEL).

They also have an extra 604 days of maternity leave.

Paternity leave

Paternity leave is enclosed in parental leave.

Parental leave

A total of 57 days from maternity leave will be applied to childcare leave. Either the mother or the father may use this.

An extra two weeks a year can be given to an employee who requests it for the treatment of a child under the age of five.

Other leave

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