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Hire Workers in Ethiopia

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Look no further than TCWGlobal! The best payrolling and global employer of record in Ethiopia.

No cultural barrier or legal obstacle will stand in your way with us by your side. We will tailor our services to fit your unique needs and help you shine no matter where you want to operate in the world.

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Fixed-Term Contracts

Fixed-term contracts are permitted in Ethiopia for a minimum of one year and a maximum of two years. Fixed-term contracts may be renewed an unlimited number of times. However, after the expiration of the probationary period, a fixed-term contract has the same termination requirements as that of a permanent contract. Also, if the work becomes permanent in nature or does not fulfill the characteristics of a fixed-term agreement, it may be deemed permanent.

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Probationary Periods

Probationary periods are permitted in Ethiopia in both fixed-term and permanent contracts for a maximum of 45 days. During the probationary period, no reason or notice is required to terminate the arrangement.


Workers in Ethiopia recognize between 12 and 13 paid public holidays depending upon the year. Work performed on a public holiday is payable at 200%.

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After one year of service, Workers are entitled to 14 days of paid annual leave. The annual leave allotment increases by one day for each additional year of service. The annual leave accrues monthly and rolls over year to year if unused. It should be used in one lump sum or, at the Worker's option, in two parts. Any accrued but unused leave is payable at the end of the engagement.

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Sick Leave

Workers are entitled to six months of sick leave either consecutively or cumulatively over the course of 12 months beginning on the first day of illness. The sick leave is payable as follows: first month - 100% of wages, second month - 50% of wages, third month onwards - no wages.

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Work exceeding 8 hours per day or 48 hours per week is considered overtime. Overtime performed on normal days is payable at 125% whereas overtime performed on a rest day is payable at 200%.

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Employer of Record

Creating a worldwide workforce is a continuous process that extends beyond a contract.

TCWGlobal surpasses the typical employer of record (EOR) by ensuring that your team receives personalized attention, ranging from smooth payrolling management to customized benefits based on your specific needs and location.

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