Act respecting labour standards Chapter IV - Larbour standards (Section 39.1 to 97)
Chapter IV - Larbour standards (Section 39.1 to 97)
Division V.1 - Family or parental leave and absences (Section 79.7 to 81.17.6)
Absence from work
An employee may be absent from work for one day without reduction of wages, on the day of his or her wedding or civil union.
An employee may also be absent from work, without pay, on the day of the wedding or civil union of his or her child, father, mother, brother or sister or of a child of his or her spouse.
The employee must advise his or her employer of his or her absence not less than one week in advance.
1979, c. 45, s. 81; 1990, c. 73, s. 33; 2002, c. 6, s. 145.
An employee may be absent with pay, on the day of his wedding (or his civil union), and without pay on the day of the wedding of one of his children or a child of his spouse, that of his father or his mother, of a brother or a sister.
These rights of absence can only be exercised at the time of the event. These absences cannot be postponed to a later date. The employee must, however, notify his employer of his absence at least one week ahead of time.