The legislation of Aruba establishes that an employment relationship exists when the following facts are fulfilled: (a) dependency or subordination (b) personal benefit of the service (c) payment of a wage. A written employment agreement is not required although it is recommended to have one in place, especially to evidence specific items. When the work is performed (permanently) in Aruba, the labor relation is governed by Aruba mandatory law. As such an employee is entitled to all rights and remedies under Aruba law, including general medical insurance, minimum wages, minimum vacation days, rest days etc. Am employment agreement can de for an indefinite period of time, or for a fixed term.

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