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The following benefits are provided by Safeguard and apply to team members who are contracted through Safeguard. If there are any questions, these should be directed to People Operations at GitLab who will then contact the appropriate individual at Safeguard.
Social security contributions towards pension, disability and health insurance are made via Safeguard’s payroll process.
Medical - Team members have access to government-subsidized healthcare as well as additional insurance called QU.A.S. The annual cost for QU.A.S. is 56 EUR paid by the team member and 350 EUR paid by the company.
Pension and Life Insurance - As part of Safeguard payroll, mandatory contributions are made towards social security funds. Quadri & Impiegati Employees have the possibility to join the complementary pension fund Fon.te. The optional employee contribution of 0,55% will be matched by an additional employer contribution of 1,55%. Dirigenti (Managers) the NCA grants private pension benefits through the funds Mario Negri.
We are currently unable to hire any more employees or contractors in Spain. Please see Country Hiring Guidelines for more information.
GitLab currently has no plans to offer Life Insurance, Private Medical cover, or a private pension due to the government cover in Spain. If GitLab did want to look into offering such benefits through Safeguard, the employees would need to subscribe themselves to the insurance companies and they would be paid for it in the form of allowance on a monthly basis covering the price that the insurance company requests; this would then be billed to Gitlab.
You may receive your payslip from this email address: email@example.com on your personal email ( the one used for correspondence with Safeguard). The payslip is going to contain an encrypted PDF.
Pregnant team members are entitled to 24 weeks of maternity leave. The leave must start 4 weeks prior to the scheduled delivery date. The team member is entitled to 70% of the average salary, paid by the government. During the first 6 months of nursing, the team member is entitled to two hours of work time allowance daily and one hour after that until the child reaches 9 months.
The father is entitled to 5 days off for paternity leave which the employer must allocate within two months following the date of birth. The father is also entitled to take unpaid leave until the child reaches 3 years of age.
If eligible, team members can use GitLab's Parental Leave policy. Any supplementary payment that comes from GitLab during the parental leave will be processed as a "bonus" per the legal requirements in Hungary (the tax rate will be the same as salary).
Safeguard uses multiple third parties across the globe to assist in locations where they do not have a direct payroll.
Medical, pension and life insurance benefits are currently being reviewed in this issue.
As per social security obligations, for its part, the employer pays: