If the employment relationship exceeds one month, the employer is required to provide the worker with written working conditions within one month of the start of the employment. The worker should at least be made available: effective 1 January 2016, the application of non-competition clauses has been limited to workers in a «very special position of trust». The word «very» is an attempt to strengthen some of the application of restrictions. The employment contract must indicate the responsibilities that justify the application of a non-exhaustive clause. Bans. B competition can be justified, for example, if the worker has access to information sensitive to companies that can be used by a competitor to gain an advantage. Similarly, the application of non-competition clauses when the worker is involved in the development of a product or invention remains relevant. The maximum weekly working time is set at 37 hours in collective agreements for full-time workers, but the parties are free to agree to a change in working time up to a maximum of 48 hours per week, including overtime. The Equal Opportunity Act also provides that a worker who is dismissed during pregnancy or on maternity/parental leave (unjustified) can claim compensation. Courts generally award compensation in the following categories: 6 months of compensation if the employment lasted less than 5 years and increased to 9 months for a period of employment between 5 and 10 years to 12 months if the employment relationship exceeds 10 years.
A worker is entitled to three consecutive weeks of annual leave during the main vacation period from May 1 to September 30. If the employer decides when the principal leave should be taken, the employer must give the worker 3 months for the main leave period and a 1-month period for the additional leave period. The parties have the power to agree on an alternative leave agreement and may also agree to transfer the right to leave for more than 20 days to the following year. The majority of workers are encouraged to participate in voluntary pension plans; Pension plans are generally linked to the worker`s monthly salary when a contribution of about 5% of salary is offset by an employer contribution of about 10% of salary.