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Hire Workers in Nicaragua

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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 Nicaragua, but rarely executed. Workers on fixed-term contracts may not be terminated without just cause as it would be considered a breach of contract warranting damages equal to the wages the Worker would have otherwise received.

Worker Classifications

Nicaragua does distinguish some types of Workers for purposes of overtime laws.

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Probationary Periods

Probationary periods are permitted for 30 days, during which time either the employer or the Worker may terminate the employment relationship for any reason.


There are 9 national holidays in Nicaragua that are considered paid days off. The Executive Power may declare additional paid holidays at both the national and municipal levels. The national holiday is still paid even if it falls on Sunday. If a Worker works in such a case, they are entitled to wages at 200%.

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After six months of service, Workers are entitled to 15 days of paid vacation. That entitlement increases to 30 days after one year of service, which accrues at a rate of 15 days for each six months of service. Accrued but unused vacation is payable at the end of employment.

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Sick Leave

Workers are entitled to up to 26 weeks of paid sick leave, paid at 60% of wages from Nicaragua's Social Security from the fourth day onward unless it is work-related, in which case the waiting period is waived.

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Any work above the standard workweek is considered overtime, payable at 200%. Workers cannot be asked to work more than 9 hours of overtime per week. Some Workers are exempt from overtime requirements, including: supervisors or managers, anyone that represents the company by virtue of their role, and those who work outside of the work facility beyond the company's control. However, those Workers may not work more than 12 hours per day, which must include a four-hour rest.

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Employer of Record

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

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