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    capital city

    Capital

    Panama City

    currency

    Currency

    United States Dollar (USD)

    date format

    Date format

    dd/mm/yyyy

    region

    Region

    LATAM

    entitlement

    Minimum holiday entitlement

    30

    paid public holidays

    Paid public holidays per year

    10

    Additional leave compliance rules and complexities

    Annual leave

    Employees in Panama cannot work more than 3 hours of overtime in a day, nor can they work more than 9 hours of overtime in a week. Overtime is banned outright in cases where an employee’s work is deemed dangerous. Employees get 30 days’ annual leave after their first year of employment

    Sick leave

    Panama workers are entitled to 18 days’ paid sick leave.

    Maternity and paternity leave

    Women can take 14 weeks of maternity leave at full pay. And though there are no laws regarding shared parental leave, fathers in Panama can take up to 3 days of paid paternity leave after birth.