|Does the law require paternity leave for new fathers?||Yes|
|What is the total duration of paid paternity leave at the time of delivery?||5 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:
Workers are entitled to five days of paid paternity leave on the birth of a child in accordance with the provisions of Constitution.
Source: §7(XIX) of the Constitution of Brazil 1988, last amended in 2014; §10 of Transitional Constitutional Provisions Act, 1988
More about parental leave:
Workers are entitled to 120 days of leave and maternity pay, no matter what the age or sex of the adopted child.
Source: Law No. 12,873 of October 24, 2013