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
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.