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Tanzania, United Republic of

Get to know the local legislation around types of leave.

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Paid time off

Employees are entitled to 28 days of vacation each year. Annual leave must be taken within six months of the leave cycle, or within a year if essential for the running of the firm and the employee consents.

Public holidays

The United Republic of Tanzania recognizes 17 national public holidays.

Sick days

Employees get a yearly sick leave allowance of 126 days. Employees receive full pay for the 63 days of paid leave and half pay for the remaining days.

Maternity leave

Female employees receive 84 days of paid maternity leave every 36 months (leave cycle) or 100 days of paid maternity leave if they have two or more children.

Paternity leave

Male employees receive three days of paternity leave.

Parental leave

Apart from maternity and paternity leave, there is no parental leave.

Other leave

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