81.11. Parental leave may not begin before the week the child is born or, in the case of adoption, the week the child is entrusted to the employee within the framework of an adoption procedure or the week the employee leaves his work to go to a place outside Québec in order that the child be entrusted to him. It shall end not later than 78 weeks after the birth or, in the case of adoption, 78 weeks after the child was entrusted to the employee.
However, in the cases and subject to the conditions prescribed by regulation of the Government, parental leave may end at the latest 104 weeks after the birth or, in the case of adoption, 104 weeks after the child was entrusted to the employee.
1990, c. 73, s. 34; 1997, c. 10, s. 3; 2002, c. 80, s. 40; 2020, c. 23, s. 301.