9.05. The employee may be absent from work for 5 days on the birth of his child, the adoption of a child, or for a termination of pregnancy in or after the twentieth week of pregnancy. The first 2 days of absence are paid if the employee has 60 days of uninterrupted service.
This leave may be taken as separate days at the request of the employee and cannot be taken later than 15 days after the child arrives at the residence of his father or mother or, if such is the case, the termination of the pregnancy.
The employee must notify the employer of his absence as soon as possible.
However, an employee who adopts his spouse’s child may be absent from work for only 2 days, without pay.
O.C. 262-94, s. 16; O.C. 736-2005, s. 15.