23.04. An employee may be absent from work for 5 days for the birth of his child, the adoption of a child or if there is a termination of the pregnancy in or after the twentieth week of pregnancy. The first 2 days of absence shall be remunerated if the employee has 60 days of continuous service to his credit.
That leave may be divided into days at the employee’s request. It may not be taken more than 15 days following the arrival of the child at the residence of its father or mother.
The employee shall notify the employer of his absence as soon as possible.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, an employee who adopts the child of his consort may not be absent from work for more than 2 days, without wages.
O.C. 1332-92, s. 13; O.C. 234-95, s. 17; O.C. 606-95, s. 8; O.C. 736-2005, s. 7.