10.01.1. The employee may be absent from work for 5 days on the occasion of the birth of his child, the adoption of a child, or the 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 continuous service.
The leave may be taken in single days on the employee’s request. It may not be taken after the expiry of 15 days following the arrival of the child in his father’s or mother’s residence.
The employee shall notify the employer of his absence as soon as possible.
However, the employee who adopts the child of his spouse may be absent from work for 2 days only, without pay.
O.C. 956-93, s. 5; O.C. 736-2005, s. 4.