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)
Examination related to pregnancy
An employee may be absent from work without pay for a medical examination related to her pregnancy or for an examination related to her pregnancy carried out by a midwife.
She shall advise her employer as soon as possible of the time at which she will be absent.
1990, c. 73, s. 34; 1999, c. 24, s. 21.
There is no fixed limit as to the number of absences permitted. The right of a pregnant employee to be absent from work for a medical examination also extends to cases where the employee is examined by a midwife. See the interpretation of section 81.1 ALS concerning the obligation to notify "as soon as possible".