KENYA PEO & EOR
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As a Global PEO & EOR service provider, we pride ourselves on our global reach, in-country knowledge, and ability to swiftly and efficiently mobilize workers around the world. Our robust PEO/EOR covers everything from global HR, payroll, compliance, in-country support, immigration, visas, and more.
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DID YOU KNOW
- As one of Africa’s most diverse nations, there are around 68 different languages spoken in Kenya.
- Kenya is home to some of the world’s most beautiful wildlife. Here you can find leopards, African lions, elephants, buffalos, rhinoceroses, and many more.
- Due to its diverse selection of wildlife, Kenya was once one of the world’s most iconic hunting locations. As of 1977, Kenya has banned trophy hunting to preserve the nation’s unique heritage.
KENYA PEO Services
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Working in KENYA
Under the Kenya Citizenship and Immigration Act 2011 all foreign nationals wishing to be employed by a Kenyan entity are required to apply for a Kenyan work permit. The Act provides that the presence in Kenya of a person who is not a citizen of Kenya shall be unlawful unless that person holds a valid work permit, residence permit or pass.
- The payroll frequency is monthly. Work between the first and last day of the month is typically paid on the last day of the month. Contractual work such as consultancy services is paid once the job is done.
- Regular work hours are eight hours per day Monday through Friday and five hours on Saturday, making a 45-hour workweek. It is legal to work up to 52 hours a week, or 60 hours for night work. Employees are entitled to one day of rest out of every seven days.
- Overtime work is compensated at 150% of normal wages for weekday work and 200 per cent of normal wages for Sundays and public holidays. Additional overtime regulations apply to different sectors of the economy.
- An employee is entitled to a minimum of 21 days of paid annual leave after completing one year of employment. An employer may, with the employee’s consent, divide the minimum annual leave entitlement into different parts to be taken at different intervals.
- There are 13 public holidays. If a holiday falls on a Sunday, then the following Monday is observed as a public holiday.
- After two consecutive months of service, employees are entitled to sick leave of not less than seven days at 100% of the employee’s regular salary. After that, a further seven days at 50% of the regular salary.
- All sick leave requires a professional medical certificate of incapacity to work.
- Women are entitled to three months of maternity leave paid at 100.00% of the regular pay rate. To be eligible, the woman must give at least seven days’ notice to their employer when the leave is intended to be taken and must provide a medical certificate. Married men are eligible for two weeks of paternity leave.