Becoming a Parent

Leave Following a Birth or Adoption

Important Notice

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If you are the parent of a newborn or you adopt a child, you are entitled to a leave of 5 days; this is in addition to maternity or paternity leave and parental leave. Among other things, you must be employed full-time or part-time in order to qualify for the leave. 

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  • ;#10;#Legal and judicial questions;#
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  • ;#4;#Employment;#
  • adoption, congé parental, grossesse, naissance, normes du travail, interruption de grossesse, congé de maternité, congé de paternité, absence du travail
  • ;#524;#Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail;#
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