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Slovenia Leave Laws

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Holidays

  • 1st January – New Year’s Day
  • 2nd January – Second day of New Year
  • 8th February – Prešeren Day
  • 4th April – Easter Sunday
  • 5th April – Easter Monday
  • 27th April – Resistance Day
  • 1st May – Labour Day
  • 23rd May – Whit Sunday
  • 25th June – Statehood Day
  • 15th August – Assumption Day
  • 31st October – Reformation Day
  • 1st November – Day of Remembrance of the Dead
  • 25th December – Christmas Day
  • 26th December – Independence and Unity Day

PTO

Employees are entitled to full annual leave when their time of uninterrupted employment, which may not exceed six months, has elapsed, regardless of whether the employees work full time or part-time.

All employees have the right to annual leave in an individual calendar year, which shall not be shorter than four weeks, regardless of whether he or she works full time or part-time. The minimum number of days of an employee’s annual leave shall depend on the distribution of working days in a week in respect of an individual worker.

An employee has the right to one additional day of annual leave for every child under the age of 15.

Holidays and work-free days, absence from work due to disease or injury, and other cases of justified absence from work shall not be counted in the days of annual leave.

  • Use-it-or-lose-it policy

An employer shall be obliged to allow the employee to use his or her annual leave by the end of the current calendar year, whereas the employee shall be obliged to use at least two weeks of his annual leave by the end of the current calendar year and the remaining part by 30 June of the following year upon agreement with the employer.

  • PTO payout at the termination

At the termination of the employment, the employer shall be obliged to provide an employee with a certificate on the use of annual leave.

Maternity Leave, Paternity Leave, Parental Leave

Maternity Leave

Maternity leave lasts 105 days and maternity benefit amounts to 100 % of the basis, with no ceiling on the amount of maternity benefit.

Paternity Leave

Fathers have the right to 30 days of paternity leave; paternity benefit amounts to 100 % of the basis and may not be more than 2.5 times the amount of the average monthly wage.

Parental Leave

Mothers and fathers are entitled to 130 days of parental leave each (altogether 260 days). Parental leave is extended in the event of the birth of twins or more children at the same time, a prematurely born child, or a child who needs special care. The amount of parental benefit is equal to 100% of the basis and may not be more than 2.5 times the amount of the average monthly wage.

Sick Leave, Paid Sick Leave, and Family Care Leave

Employees are entitled to absence from work in cases of temporary incapability of work due to an illness or injury and in other cases in accordance with the regulations on health insurance.

An employee has the right to absence from work due to blood donation on the day when he or she voluntarily donates blood. In such a case, the employer shall pay to the employee wage compensation to the debit of health insurance. 

Jury Duty Leave and Voting Leave (Leave due to Public Interest)

Not specified by law.

Bereavement Leave

Employees are entitled to up to 7 days of paid leave for each individual case of death of a spouse or a person, who has spent the last two years in cohabitation with an employee, which is pursuant to the regulations on matrimony and family relations equal to matrimony in legal consequences, or death of a child, adopted child or a stepchild, death of parents – father, mother, stepfather, stepmother, adopter.

Military Leave

Not Specified by law.

 

Please consult your local legal counsel to learn more about Slovenia Leave Laws.

 

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