|Does the law require paternity leave for new fathers?||Yes|
|What is the total duration of paid paternity leave at the time of delivery?||8 days|
|What is the wage replacement rate for paternity leave?||100 % of normal wage|
|Who pays for paternity leave?||Government|
|Does the law require parental leave for parents?||No|
|Does the law require that parents with minor children or workers with other family responsibilities be provided with flexible time or part time work options?||No|
More about paternity leave:
Labour Code provides paid paternity leave to the father on presenting a birth certificate. Father is entitled to 4 days of paternity leave in case he is the only contributor to the health system and 8 days' leave if both parents are making contribution to the health system.
Source: §236 of the Labour Code 1961, amended in 2013;§1 of the Ley 1468 de 2011
More about parental leave:
There is no provision in the law on paid or unpaid parental leave.