76.35. At the officer’s request, the paternity leave may be divided into weeks if his child is hospitalized or if a situation described in section 79.1 and sections 79.8 to 79.12 of the Act respecting labour standards (chapter N-1.1) occurs.
The maximum number of weeks the paternity leave may be suspended is equal to the number of weeks the child is hospitalized. For other divided paternity leave options, the maximum number of weeks of suspension is that prescribed in the Act respecting labour standards for the applicable situation.
During such suspension, the officer is considered to be on leave without pay and shall not receive any allowance or benefit from the employer; however, the officer receives the benefits provided for in section 76.56.
T.B. 193821, s. 7; M.O. 2011-019, s. 23.