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Hire Workers in Zimbabwe

Looking to conquer the world of business without getting tangled up in international employment complexities?

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

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 Zimbabwe and are renewable without limit. A fixed-term contract can be terminated early in the event of serious misconduct such as theft or fraud, lack of skill, excessive absence, or the like. Otherwise, notice must be provided. The length of notice depends on the length of the contract: 0 - 3 month contract: 1 day notice; 3 - 6 month contract: 2 weeks' notice; 6 months - 1 year contract: 1 month's notice; 1 - 2 year contract: 2 month's notice; and 2+ years contract: 3 months' notice.

Worker Classifications

There are no official subcategories of Workers in Zimbabwe.

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Probationary Periods

Probationary periods are permitted in both fixed-term and permanent contracts. They may not be longer than 1 week for casual or seasonal work or 3 months in any other case. During the probationary period, notice is required to terminate the agreement. For casual or seasonal work, 1 week's notice is required. In any other case, 2 weeks' notice is required.


Workers are entitled to 15 paid public holidays per year.

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After one year of service, Workers are eligible for 30 days of paid vacation. This amount accrues monthly. Up to 90 days can be carried forward from year to year. Accrued but unused vacation is payable at the end of the employment. Workers can carry forward up to 90 days of leave. In addition, Workers are entitled to 12 days of special leave each year from the beginning of the contract. Special leave is to be used for the following reasons: (a) absent from duty on the instruction of a medical practitioner because of contact with an infectious disease, (b) subpoenaed to attend any court in Zimbabwe as a witness, (c) attend as a delegate or office-bearer at trade union meeting (d) detained for questioning by the police, (e) death of spouse, parent, child or legal dependent, (f) any justifiable compassionate ground.

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Sick Leave

Workers are immediately eligible for paid sick leave. Employers must issue full pay for up to 90 days and half pay for up to another 90 days for a total of 180 days for injury or illness.

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Any hours worked above the standard workday/workweek is considered overtime, payable at 150%.

Mandatory Bonuses

National Social Security (3.5% of gorss salary - Cap 700 USD), Accident Prevention & Workers Compensation (1.25% of gross salary), Zimbabwe Development Fund (1% of total employment cost)

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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.

  • Hire compliantly in 150 countries
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