Working Fathers in Peru

Does the law require paternity leave for new fathers? Yes
What is the total duration of paid paternity leave at the time of delivery? 4 days
What is the wage replacement rate for paternity leave? 100 % of normal wage
Who pays for paternity leave? Employer
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:

Law provides for 4 days paid paternity leave on the birth of a child. The paternity leave benefit is paid on any day between the days of confinement and the day mother and/or child are discharged from the medical centre.


Source: §2 of the Law No. 29409 of 2009

More about parental leave:

There is no provision in the law on paid or unpaid parental leave.