Senegal
SENEGAL

Employer of Record

EMPLOYER OF RECORD

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17.4 MILLION

total population in 2021

28 BILLION USD

expected GDP in 2023

Although 60% of the working population is in agriculture, Senegal has a diverse economy. Its GDP is projected to trend around 26.70 USD Billion in 2022. In addition, the country’s political stability makes it an opportunity for international expansion.

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS: 15

  • New Year’s Day – January 1
  • Indenpendence Day – April 4
  • Easter Sunday – varies
  • Easter Monday – varies
  • Labor Day – May 1
  • Ascension Day – varies
  • Korite (End of Ramadan) – varies
  • Whit Monday – varies
  • Tabaski (Feast of Sacrifice) – varies
  • Assumption Day – August 15
  • Tamkarit – August 19
  • Grand Magal of Touba – September 26
  • Prophet Mohammed’s Birthday – varies
  • All Saint’s Day – November 1
  • Christmas Day -December 25

 

SOCIAL SECURITY AND TAXATION

Family

  • Employer Contribution: 7%

Industrial Accident / Occupational Disease

  • Employer Contribution: 1% to 5%

Health Insurance

Institut de Prévoyance Maladie (IPM) 

  • Employer Contribution: 6%

Income Tax Rates: 20% to 50%

MINIMUM WAGE

209.10 XOF per hour

WORK HOURS

8 hours per day

OVERTIME RATE

110% of the normal rate

PROBATIONARY PERIOD

1 to 3 months

ANNUAL LEAVE CREDITS

24 days

MATERNITY LEAVE

14 weeks (paid)

PATERNITY LEAVE

not required by law

SICK LEAVE

5 days (paid)

BONUSES

Annual bonuses and 13th-month pay are common practices in Senegal.

*Info is not binding, may vary, and is provided only as an indication.

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