Omnipresent provides global employment solutions and professional employment organisation (PEO) services for companies looking to grow and build out a global team in Burkina Faso. Traditional methods of establishing global employment and subsidiaries in Burkina Faso typically take months and can incur heavy costs. Omnipresent’s global employment solutions and PEO services help hundreds of organisations onboard new employees in Burkina Faso in a matter of days with full compliance of local labour laws. We use a tech-forward approach to streamline the process.
Employees in Burkina Faso are taxed at a progressive rate based on their income, as follows:
The typical payroll cycle in Burkina Faso is twelve months. Employees are typically paid on a monthly basis.
The typical working week in Burkina Faso consists of 40 hours.
It’s important to note that typical working hours can vary by industry in some countries. Contact our team for the most up-to-date information!
Overtime laws in Burkina Faso are complex and can depend on the specific circumstances and the employee. We’re happy to discuss this in more detail for a specific context.
There are 13 public holidays in Burkina Faso:
Employees in Burkina Faso are entitled to 22 working days of annual leave after one year of employment. Annual leave entitlement increases progressively after 20 years of service.
Employees in Burkina Faso are entitled to paid sick leave, the length of which depends on their years of service.
Female employees are generally entitled to 14 weeks of paid maternity leave.
Male employees in Burkina Faso are entitled to three days’ paid paternity leave and six months unpaid paternity leave.
We believe that remote employees should be able to access their local benefits, as well as high-standard international benefits, wherever they are. Details about international or country specific benefit packages can be provided on request. Please contact us for further details.
Employees are entitled to severance payments upon termination, unless in the case of gross misconduct.
Notice of termination must be given in writing to employees. In the case of full-time regular employees, at least one month’s notice must be given, and in the case of managers, supervisors, and technicians at least three months’ notice must be given.
Burkina Faso law protects employees from illegal termination of employment, and as there are a range of reasons an employee can be terminated, it’s important for those looking to employ in Burkina Faso to reach out to us directly with questions.
Laws around employees who have specific termination protections, or classes of employees who have protected characteristics relevant to discrimination, are highly complex and there can be a number of situation-specific variables. If you have questions in this area, please reach out to us directly to discuss.
The benefits of growing a global team and finding the best talent anywhere in the world are endless. It’s important to note that labour laws and regulations in Burkina Faso are strict with penalties for non-compliance. Let our team take care of the details such as payroll, benefits, compliance, taxes, and admin so you can focus on growing your business. We’re here to help you every step of the way.
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