Currency: Euro (EUR)
Payroll Cycle: Monthly
Paid: 4 weeks
Public: 9 days
General Taxation: Employer Taxes -8.80% to 11.05%, Employee Taxes - 4.5
Working hours: Standard 39 hours per week. A work week cannot exceed 48 hours on average over 4 months.
Probation Period: Can last from 6 to 12 months.
Minimum Wage: € 10.20 per hour
Termination: To terminate the contract employee has to give one of the following reasons: business, personal or workers misconduct. The time of the notice period varies depending on the duration the employee worked in the company.
1 week if an employee worked for 13 weeks - 2 years
2 weeks if an employee worked for 2-5 years
4 weeks if an employee worked for 5-10 years
6 weeks if an employee worked 10-15 years
8 weeks if an employee worked 15 and more years