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Covid-19

Flexible Working Hours (Colombia)

Article 61 of the Substantive Labor Code establishes that the maximum working hours per day are 8 and 48 per week. This limit can be distributed by the employer in different combinations throughout the working week, with a daily minimum of 4 hours and a maximum of 10 working hours per day.  

According to this, the employer has the faculty to reduce or extend the working hours depending on the service’s needs. Also, the employer can choose to establish a system of working shifts not longer than 6 hours per day and 36 hours per week, which can be executed at any time or day of the week without surcharges.

In line with the current situation, the employer can modify the working hours depending on the service’s needs and according to the recommendations from national and local authorities.

The employer can modify the working hours depending on the service’s needs.

 He can establish a system of working shifts not longer than 6 hours per day and 36 hours per week which can be executed at any time or day of the week without surcharges.