D-2, r. 9 - Decree respecting the automotive services industry in the Lanaudière-Laurentides regions

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8.13. An employee may be absent from work for a period of not more than 16 weeks over a period of 12 months where the employee must stay with a relative or a person for whom the employee acts as a caregiver, as attested by a professional working in the health and social services sector and governed by the Professional Code (chapter C-26), because of a serious illness or a serious accident. Where the relative or person is a minor child, the period of absence is not more than 36 weeks over a period of 12 months.
An employee may be absent from work for a period of not more than 27 weeks over a period of 12 months where the employee must stay with a relative, other than his minor child, or a person for whom the employee acts as a caregiver, as attested by a professional working in the health and social services sector and governed by the Professional Code, because of a serious and potentially mortal illness, attested by a medical certificate.
An employee must advise the employer as soon as possible of an absence from work and, at the employer’s request, furnish a document justifying the absence.
However, if a minor child of the employee has a serious and potentially mortal illness, attested by a medical certificate, the employee is entitled to an extension of the absence, which shall end at the latest 104 weeks after the beginning thereof.
O.C. 781-2005, s. 11; 156-2020O.C. 156-2020, s. 15.
8.13. An employee who is credited with 3 months of uninterrupted service may be absent from work, without pay, for a period of not more than 12 weeks over a period of 12 months where he must stay with his child, spouse, the child of his spouse, his father, mother, brother, sister or one of his grandparents because of a serious illness or a serious accident.
An employee must advise the employer as soon as possible of an absence from work and, at the employer’s request, furnish a document justifying the absence.
However, if a minor child of the employee has a serious and potentially mortal illness, attested by a medical certificate, the employee is entitled to an extension of the absence, which shall end at the latest 104 weeks after the beginning thereof.
Section 8.09, the first paragraph of section 8.10 and sections 8.11 and 8.12 apply, with the necessary modifications to the employee’s absence.
O.C. 781-2005, s. 11.