11.04. The employee may be absent from work for 5 days at 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 is credited with 60 days of continuous service.
The leave may be taken on non-successive days at the request of the employee. It may not be taken more than 15 days after the child arrives at the residence of his father or mother or, if such is the case, the termination of pregnancy.
However, an employee who adopts the child of his spouse may be absent from work for only 2 days, without pay.
O.C. 86-82, s. 7; O.C. 527-96, s. 17; O.C. 736-2005, s. 14.