35. An employee may be absent from work for 5 days by reason of the birth of the employee’s child, the adoption of a child or if there is a termination of pregnancy in or after the twentieth week of pregnancy.
The first 2 days of absence are remunerated. The employee must advise the employer of the absence as soon as possible.
The leave may be divided into days at the request of the employee. It may not be taken more than 30 days after the child arrives at the residence of its father or mother or after the termination of pregnancy.
1529-2022O.C. 1529-2022, s. 35.