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Paid time off

Employees are entitled to two and a half days of paid yearly leave for every month of employment. Individual employment contracts or collective bargaining agreements, on the other hand, might provide employees with extra vacation days.

Public holidays

Togo recognizes 13 national public holidays.

Sick days

Employees in Togo are entitled to six months of sick leave. Sick leave benefits may be more beneficial under individual employment contracts and collective bargaining agreements.

Maternity leave

Maternity leave is 14 weeks for female employees. It is possible to take up to eight weeks before giving birth. In the event of a pregnancy-related sickness, it might be prolonged by three weeks.

Paternity leave

There is no statutory paternity leave.

Parental leave

Apart from maternity leave, there is no parental leave.

Other leave

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