The following benefits are provided by Remote and apply to team members who are contracted through Remote. If there are any questions, these should be directed to the Total Rewards team at GitLab who will then contact the appropriate individual at Remote.
Under the Remote Technology scheme, the employer and member both pay 5% each to the Provident fund as contributions. Applicable tax laws provide that any contribution the employer makes is treated as a contribution made by the member. The contributions will qualify for a tax deduction in each tax year of assessment.
For more details on benefits managed by Discovery: Remote Technology Employee Benefits
To initiate your parental leave, submit the dates via PTO by Roots under the Parental Leave category. This will prompt Total Rewards to process your leave. You can find out more information about our Parental Leave policy on the general benefits page.
If you are eligible to receive parental leave from GitLab, your payments will be made up of payments from UIF and the rest from GitLab. Once you send your parental leave notification in PTO by Roots, Total Rewards will notify Remote. They will then get in touch with you to explain the UIF payment claim process.
All workers employed in Mexico must be registered with and contribute to the following institutions that deal with different social security insurance benefits:
Employees in Mexico are covered by the Social Security Law, under IMSS who is responsible for administering social security insurance benefits and the collection of contributions.
The vacation premium is an additional cash benefit given to employees for use on their vacation. It is calculated as a minimum of 25% of daily salary multiplied by the number of days of vacation. Employees who have provided one year of service must be afforded a minimum of 6 paid vacation days in their first year of employment. Two working days will be added to that vacation time every following year through the fourth year. After five years, employers are required to add two days of vacation time every five years.
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The statutory entitlement for maternity leave is 12 weeks (6 weeks before the child is born and 6 weeks after birth). The employee can negotiate the leave period before the birth of the child in an agreement with the employer in order to partially enjoy them after the birth of the child. During maternity leave, women are entitled to the benefits that they would normally receive.
A male team member is entitled to 5 working days as paternity leave.
Team members unable to work because of a nonwork-related injury or illness and who have made payments into the social security system for the four weeks before the condition developed are eligible for paid sick leave through the Social Security Institute. The benefit, which is 60% of an employee’s regular wage, is paid from the fourth day of the illness for up to 52 weeks and maybe extended for another 52 weeks.
The Hungarian Social Security Act has employer and team member contributions to cover statutory requirements such as pension, health insurance, and unemployment.
GitLab does not plan to offer Private Health Insurance at this time because team members in Hungary can access the public health system for free or at a lower cost through the Hungarian state healthcare system. This system is funded by the National Health Insurance Fund.
GitLab does not plan to offer pension benefit at this time as the Hungarian pension system provides for a minimum pension, with a qualifying condition of minimum 20 years of service, of HUF 28,500 per month. If the average contribution base is less than the amount of the minimum pension, the pension will equal 100% of the average monthly wage.
GitLab does not plan to offer life insurance at this time as team members can access the benefits from Social insurance system if they get ill, injured or have a disability.
The statutory entitlement for maternity leave is 24 weeks. The leave must start 4 weeks prior to the scheduled delivery date. During the entire period of maternity leave, the team member is entitled to 70% of her average salary, if she is regarded as insured under the Health Insurance Act LXXXIII. of 1997.
A male team member is entitled to
five days paid leave, and
seven days paid leave in case of twins, which they may take in one or in several parts until the end of the second month after the birth. Any income and taxes related to this period of supplementary leave are reimbursed to the employer by the Hungarian State Treasury. (Labour Code §118)
The team member shall be entitled to a leave of absence without pay in order to care for the child until the child reaches the age of
three or in order to care for the child until the child reaches the age of
ten, if the team member receives a child care allowance. (Labour Code §128, 130, 118)
Additionally to parental leave, workers are entitled to extra vacation days based on the number of children they have: a) two working days for one child; b) four working days for two children; c) a total of seven working days for more than two children under sixteen years of age.