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 are 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.
The typical work week in Chile consists of 45 hours per week.
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 Chile vary and can depend on the specific circumstances and the role/status of the employee. We are happy to discuss in more detail for a specific context.
If employed for at least 1 year, the employee is entitled to 15 working days paid leave in Chile.
Sick leave in Chile provides for non-paid sick leave for the first 3 days of leave. From the 4th day onward, the employee may be entitled to pay sick leave with specific caps according to length and seniority.
Chile has strong maternity leave regulations, which include 30 weeks of paid leave (paid by the applicable health insurance).
Paternity leave in Chile includes 5 days of paid paternity leave. After the 7th week from the child birth, the mother can opt to transfer some or all of her maternity leave to the father.
Female employees are entitled to 10 days of paid parental leave for each child under the age of 18 years old. Such entitlement provides that the employee shall make up the time taken off at a later stage.
We believe that remote employees should be able to access their local, as well as a high standard international benefits anywhere they are. Details about international or country specific benefit packages can be provided on request. Please contact us for further details.
There are a range of reasons that an employer can use to terminate an employee, which depend on the specific circumstances. If you would like to know more specific details, please contact us.
Severance is provided in case of termination without cause and nevertheless for employees who have performed at least 1 year of employment. Severance increases by year of service.
Notice period is 1 month. The notice period can be waived and substituted with a payment in lieu.
Chilean law protects employees from unlawful termination. There are a range of reasons an employee can be terminated, it is important for those looking to employ in Chile to reach out to us directly with questions.
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.
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