Department of Labour Relations

The Organisation of Working Time Law came into force on 1 January 2003. The Law sets minimum health and safety requirements in relation to the organisation of employees’ working time and applies to all enterprises, establishments and works of the private and public sector, except in relation to:

the members of the Armed Forces
the members of the Police Force and
the seafarers covered by the Merchant Shipping (Organisation of Working Time of Seafarers) Law of 2003 (Law No. 79(I)/2003).

Maximum Working Hours
Rest Periods
Duration of Night Work
Health and Safety during Night Work
Minimum Paid Annual Holidays
Public Holidays
Sick Leave
Relevant Legislation