BURKINA FASO - Employer of record
✔ We get your team working in Burkina Faso
✔ We handle all your payroll needs
✔ We ensure 100% compliance for your business
Africa HR Solutions caters for employer of record services for clients that are looking to employ employees and operate payroll without setting up a branch office or subsidiary in Burkina Faso. Your applicants are hired via Africa HR Solutions Burkina Faso Employer of Record (EOR Burkina Faso) conforming to in-country labor laws and can be on boarded in a few days instead of the months it usually takes. The new worker is assigned to work on your team, working on your company’s behalf just like he or she was your worker.
As always, we guarantee 100% compliance for your business in Africa.
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Overview of Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa. It covers an area of around 274,200 square kilometers and is surrounded by six countries: Mali to the north; Niger to the east; Benin to the southeast; Togo and Ghana to the south; and Ivory Coast to the southwest.
Official public holidays in Burkina Faso
- New Year’s Day
- International Women’s Day
- Easter Monday
- International Labor Day
- Ascension Day
- Aid-Al Fitr
- Independence Day
- Assumption Day
- Aid-El Kebir
- Columbus Day
- Commemoration of Independence
- Christmas Day
Employment in Burkina Faso
Fixed-term contracts must be in writing and may not exceed 3 years.
For permanent contracts, it is best practice to put a strong, written employment contract in place in Burkina Faso, in the local language, which spells out the terms of the employee’s compensation, benefits, and termination requirements. An offer letter and employment contract in Burkina Faso should always state the salary and any compensation amounts in West African CFA francs rather than a foreign currency.
Working hours in Burkina Faso
Vacation leave in Burkina Faso
Maternity & Paternity leave in Burkina Faso
Female employees are generally entitled to 14 weeks of paid maternity leave. Both the employer and social security pay for the leave.
Male employees are generally entitled to 20 days of leave for events concerning their home life.
Taxes in Burkina Faso
Employees contribute 5.5% of their salary to social security; employers contribute 16%. Employers also pay a 3% payroll tax.
Our employer of record service helps organizations to handle payroll in Burkina Faso while Africa HR Solutions takes care of taxation, and compliance management matters are lifted taken off their shoulders on ours. As an African PEO expert, we manage labor best practices, statutory and local standard, benefits, and employee expenses, as well as severance and termination when needed.
Termination/Severance in Burkina Faso
Probationary periods are based on the type of employee but may not exceed three months.
Termination of employment must be made in writing and include the reason for termination. Notice of termination must be given: 8 days for hourly workers, one month for regular workers, three months for executives, supervisors, technicians, and similar staff. If the termination is for anything other than gross negligence, theft, or intentional damage to company property, a severance payment must be made.
Group dismissals require a 30-day notice period.
How Africa HR Solutions can help you in Burkina Faso
Our employer of record service helps organizations to handle payroll in Burkina Faso while Africa HR Solutions takes care of taxation, and compliance management matters are lifted taken off their shoulders on ours. As an African Employer of Record expert, we manage labor best practices, statutory and local standard, benefits, and employee expenses, as well as severance and termination when needed.
We keep you apprised of any changes to local employment laws in Burkina Faso.
When using our services, your new worker is up and ready even earlier, since he goes through a much better on-boarding experience. You’ll have peace of mind knowing you have a team of dedicated employment professionals, backed by years of experience, assisting with each on-boarding.
Africa HR Solutions lets you focus on running your core business efficiently.