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Montenegro

Last updated on 3/5/2019
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Minimum gross wage

288 EUR gross

Salary per category

Average salary (indication)

650 EUR gross

Daily

8 hours

Weekly

40 hours

Overtime

2 hours per day
10 hours per week

Breaks

Rest

15 minutes up to 6 hours of work
30 minutes up to 8 hours of work
45 minutes up to 10 hours of work
Part of standard working time
Paid
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Defined by the employment contract

Special conditions

Max 36 hours per week

Within Montenegro

Travel allowance

As per branch collective agreement

Meal allowance

A warm meal is an integral part of the starting earnings

Accommodation allowance

Field allowance : 2 % per day from the calculated value of the coefficient determining earning if an employee in the field is provided with free accommodation and food.
Field allowance : 15 % per day from the calculated value of the coefficient determining earning if an employee in the field is provided with accommodation only, or just a meal.
Field allowance : 20 % per day from the calculated value of the coefficient determining earning if an employee in the field receives no accommodation or food

Overtime

40 % of salary per hour

Night work

Allowed
From 10:00 pm to 6:00 am
40 % of salary per hour

Working on Saturdays

Allowed

Working on Sundays

Weekly rest shall be used on Sundays. An employer shall provide another day for an employee to use his/her weekly rest if the nature of work and work organization requires so.

Working on public holidays

Allowed
150 % of salary per hour

Shift work

Allowed

Standby pay

70 % of worker’s average salary of the previous three months
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If the interruption of the work is independent from employee's responsiblity.

Annual holidays allowance

Applicable
100 %

Supplementary occupational retirement pension schemes

Not applicable to posted workers

Number of holidays

Min 20 days
24 days if worker is younger than 18 years
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The number of days increases according to criteria determined by collective agreement and employment contract.

Public holidays

New Year's Day
Labour Day
21 may independence day
13 july statehood day
The right to paid leave, in order to celebrate religious holidays, belongs to:
- Orthodox Christians for Christmas Day, Christmas (two days), Good Friday, Easter (the second day) and a glorious glory
- Roman Catholics for Christmas Day, Christmas (two days), Great Friday, Easter (the second day) and All the Saints
- Muslims for Ramadan Bayram (three days) and Kurban Bayram (three days)
- Jews for Pasha (two days) and Jama Kipur (two days)
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State and other holidays are celebrated for two days, on the day of the holiday and the next day

Social security contributions

From 15 to 20.5 % pension and disability insurance

Additional social security insurance

From 8.5 to 12.8 % health insurance
From 0.5 to 1 % unemployment insurance

Income tax

From 9 to 11 % on earnings over 765 EUR gross

Sickness/illness

1 to 60 days : 75 % of salary
From 60 days onwards : 70 % of salary

Work injuries/accidents

100 %

Info Contacts

Union of Free Trade Unions of Montenegro

ul. Slobode 74/I
Podgorica
T. +382 (020) 232-315
You can contact us in the following languages
English, Serbian