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Employment in Belarus
Belarus is a small country in Eastern Europe, bordering Ukraine and Russia. In the past years, the ICT sector has been growing rapidly as a result of systematic development.
Belarusian & Russian
60.26 billion USD
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Top Tech Cities in Belarus
The capital and largest city of Belarus
Population: 1.97 million
Companies outsourcing from minsk: EPAM, KPMG, Deloitte, Amazon
Top industries for Native Team building: Software Development, IT Services, Outsourcing
Popular destinations: Independence Square, Museum of Contemporary Art, Falcon Club
Famous for: Cat Museum, Theatre, Opera
THE SECOND LARGEST CITY OF BELARUS
Companies outsourcing from gomel: EPAM, Exadel, IBA Group
Top industries for Native Team building: IT Services, Consulting
Popular destinations: Gomel Palace, Observation Tower, Museum of Military Glory
Famous for: Sculpture Itchy Feet, Tsirk, Criminalistics museum
CITY BY THE NEMAN RIVER
Companies outsourcing from grodno: EPAM, Amazon, Yandex
Top industries for Native Team building: Development, IT Services, Motion Picture
Popular destinations: Jesuit Cathedral, Park Zhilibera, Old Castle
Famous for: Military parade, writer’s house
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Facts about hiring in belarus
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About 95% of the employees belong to some sort of trade union in Belarus, and salaries are generally structured according to their tariff system. Normally, employment contracts are executed for an indefinite duration. They can also be implemented for a fixed term under special conditions, for the duration of seasonal work or a temporary contract covering the absence of another worker.
In Belarus, the standard working week consists of 8 hours a day, 5 days a week. Overtime is allowed only with the consent of the employee, and the overtime has to be compensated with either overtime pay or additional days off.
Employees in Belarus are entitled to a minimum of 24 days off per year. Moreover, Belarus celebrates 9 public holidays for which the employees are given a day off.
The maternity leave entitlement in Belarus is
✅126 days of paid maternity leave, which can be increased to 140 days if there are complications or if more than one child is born at the same time.
✅3 years of unpaid leave where the job position must be secured for the employee to resume once she returns
✅If the employee has another child during the 3 years of unpaid maternity leave, the maternity leave entitlement starts again.
Employees in Belarus are entitled to 80% pay during the first 12 days of sick leave and 100% pay for any days after that.