Holiday allowance

Workers are under the Holiday Allowance Act no. 30/1987 entitled to a holiday allowance (paid holiday) consistent with holiday rights accrued during the past holiday allowance year. The minimum holiday allowance added to wages is 10.17% of total wages. In addition collective agreements provide for the payment by employers of a fixed Holiday bonus payable from 1 May to 15 August.  Those who work part-time or only a part of the year receive these premiums proportionally. 
The Act recognises various methods according to which the right to holiday allowance is protected.

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