Leave

Information on annual leave, sick leave, maternity, paternity and parental leave, public holidays and other leave.

Moldova :: Public holidays

Article 111 of the Labour Code gives a list of all non-working public holidays that require maintenance of remuneration …

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Moldova :: Other leave

An employee is entitled to up to 60 days of unpaid leave for family matters or other serious reasons, provided that they have requested the leave in writing and the employer has also given their written consent …

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Moldova :: Adoption leave

Employees adopting a new-born baby straight from hospital or establishing guardianship over the baby are entitled to a paid adoption leave starting from the first day of adoption until the expiration of 56 days from the birth of the child (or 70 days in case of multiple adoptions) …

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Moldova :: Childcare leave

At the end of maternity leave, women are entitled to take childcare leave until the baby reaches three years of age …

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Moldova :: Maternity leave

Women are granted 70 days pre-natal maternity leave and 56 days post-natal maternity leave (increasing to 70 days in the case of complicated or multiple deliveries) …

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Moldova :: Sick leave

In Moldova an employee is entitled to sickness benefit if they provide a medical certificate …

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Moldova :: Annual leave

All employees have the right to a minimum 28 days of paid annual leave …

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Moldova :: Public holidays 2020

  January 1 New year’s day (Wednesday) January 7 Orthodox Christmas (Tuesday) January 8 Orthodox Christmas Holiday (Wednesday) March 8 International Women’s Day (Sunday) April 19 Orthodox Easter (Sunday) April 20 Orthodox Easter Monday April 27 Memory/Parents’ Day (Monday) May 1 International Solidarity Day of Workers (Friday) May 9 Victory Day (Saturday) June 1 International Children’s Day (Monday) August 27 Independence Day (Thursday) August 31 National Language Day (Monday) December 25 Western Christmas (Friday) Note: These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates …

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Moldova :: Public holidays 2021

  January 1 New year’s day (Friday) January 7 Orthodox Christmas (Thursday) January 8 Orthodox Christmas Holiday (Friday) March 8 International Women’s Day (Monday) May 1 Labour Day (Saturday)  May 2 Orthodox Easter Sunday May 3 Orthodox Easter Monday May 9 Victory Day (Sunday) May 10 Easter of Blaine / Memory / Parents’ Day (Monday) June 1 International Children’s Day (Tuesday) August 27 Independence Day (Friday) August 31 National Language Day (Tuesday) December 25 Christmas Day (Saturday) Kindly note that the dates for 2021 in our tables must still be regarded as provisional as they may be modified by local official bodies …

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