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Omnipresent provides global employment solutions and professional employment organisation (PEO) services for companies looking to grow and build out a global team in Chile. Traditional methods of establishing global employment and subsidiaries in Chile typically take months and can incur heavy costs. Omnipresent’s global employment solutions and PEO services is helping hundreds of organisations onboard new employees in Chile in a matter of days with full compliance of local labour laws. We use a tech-forward approach to streamline the process.
Employer costs include Unemployment, Work Accident Insurance, and Disability & Survival Insurance. Use the OmniCalculator to estimate costs, or contact us for further information.
The rate of personal taxation varies depending on the income tax bracket the individual belongs to. This ranges between 0% - 35.5%.
40 hours per week. Opt-out: limited. Certain types of employees are not subject to working hour limitations.
Overtime is capped and compensated.
Please note that the below information covers national holidays and should be used for informative purposes only and not as a guarantee for payroll purposes. While we strive to offer you accurate information, public holidays are subject to frequent changes and can be dependent on regional differences. Should you need more detailed information on public holidays, please consult the government pages of the state and/or the local municipality of your employee.
Entitled to sick leave if can provide a medical certificate within 2 days from the beginning of the leave. The employer must forward the certificate to the health insurance within 3 days.
For the first 3 days of sick leave: not entitled to pay
From the 4th day onwards: entitled to sick pay, however, it may be subject to a cap.
Maternity leave: 30 weeks paid maternity leave: 6 weeks before the birth and 24 weeks after, and is paid by health insurance. Paternity leave: 5 days of paid paternity leave. Some of maternity leave may be transferred to the father. Parental leave: Employees are entitled to 10 days of parental leave for a child under the age of 18 that requires personal care from their parents because of an accident or a serious or terminal illness, or probable risk of death.
If the employee has been employed for at least 1 year they are entitled to 15 working days’ paid leave + an additional 16 days of public holidays.
Only required for termination without cause and after 1 year of continuous employment.
Termination in most cases is only permitted for cause and for valid reasons such as mutual agreement, resignation, expiration of a contract, breach of contract, company needs or reorganisation.
There are strict processes around termination that must be followed. Written notice must state the cause and effective date and be signed in person by the employee or sent by certified mail to their home address, AND filed with the Chilean Labor Ministry. After the termination letter is given, the employer must prepare a severance agreement.
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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 Chile are strict with penalties for non-compliance. Let our team take care of the global employment solutions such as payroll, benefits, compliance, taxes, and admin so you can focus on growing your business. We are here to help you every step of the way.
Omnipresent makes it easy to hire, pay, and support your international team with our top-notch services including our global EOR & PEO services. Book a call with us to start building your global team today. Book a call with us to start building your global team today.
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