Leave

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

Ukraine :: Other leave

◉ Creative leave Create leave is provided to workers who have specific tasks to complete, such as completing dissertations and writing textbooks …

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Ukraine :: Parental and paternity leave

Parental leave is a statutory right and this right is not conditional on length of service …

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Ukraine :: Maternity leave

Statutory maternity leave is from 70 calendar days prior to the date when the baby is due until 56 calendar days after the birth has taken place (or 70 days after in the case of multiple births or complications during delivery) …

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Ukraine :: Sickness absence

Sickness benefits are paid for the first four months of absence and for a maximum of six months in any year …

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Ukraine :: Annual leave

Employees in Ukraine are entitled to a minimum annual paid vacation of 24 calendar days (based on a seven-day week during the vacation period but excluding official holidays) …

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Ukraine :: Public holidays 2024

  January 1 New Year’s Day (Monday) January 7  Orthodox Christmas (Sunday)  January 8 Orthodox Christmas Holiday (Monday) March 8  International Women’s Day (Friday) May 1 Labour Day (Wednesday) May 5 Orthodox Easter (Sunday) May 6 Orthodox Easter Monday May 9  Victory Day (Thursday) June 23 Orthodox Pentecost (Sunday) June 24 Orthodox Pentecost Monday June 28  Constitution Day (Friday)  July 28 Ukrainian Statehood Day (Sunday) July 29 Ukrainian Statehood Holiday (Monday) August 24  Independence Day (Saturday) August 26 Independence Day Holiday (Monday) October 14  Day of the Defenders of the Ukraine (Monday)  December 25 Catholic Christmas Day (Wednesday) Note: These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates …

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