After-hours work, overtime work and work on major public holidays

After-hours work and overtime work according to the VR and SA agreement

After-hours work: A 40% after-hours supplement is paid for employees’ work outside the normal daytime working hours but within the time which is defined as full-time work per month or 100% work. From 12:00 midnight to 7:00 in the morning, the after-hours supplement is 50%.

Daytime working hours of shop assistants are from 9:00 to 18:00 while for office workers they are from 9:00 to 17:00. A full-time position is 171.15 hours per month for shop assistants and 162.5 hours for office workers.

Hourly wages for shop assistants’ after-hours until 00:00 midnight (40% supplement) is 0.8235% of monthly wages for daytime work and 0.8824% during the period from 00:00 midnight to 7:00 in the morning (50% supplement).

Hourly wages for office workers’ after-hours until 00:00 midnight (40% supplement) is 0.875% of monthly wages for daytime work and 0.9375% during the period from 00:00 midnight to 7:00 in the morning (50% supplement).

Overtime is all work undertaken outside normal daytime working hours and in excess of 171.15 hours for shop assistants and 162.5 for office workers. Hourly wages for overtime is 1.0385% of fixed monthly wages.

Overtime according to VR and FA agreement

Overtime is all work undertaken outside normal daytime working hours and in excess of 157.1 hours per month which is considered 100% work. Daytime according to this agreement is 7:00 to 19:00 all weekdays.

Hourly wages for overtime is 1.0385% of fixed monthly wages for those who work 100%.

Work on major public holidays

Work on major public holidays is work on New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Whitsun, 17 June, the August bank Holiday (first Monday in August), Christmas Day and after 12:00 noon on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

All work carried out on major public holidays is paid with hourly wages amounting to 1.375% of monthly wages for daytime work.

Wage calculations

Do you need assistance with wage calculations? Here you can find information about divisors for hourly wages, after-hours, overtime and major public holiday work.