|Does the law require paternity leave for new fathers?||Yes|
|What is the total duration of paid paternity leave at the time of delivery?||1 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?||Yes|
More about paternity leave:
Labour Code and Act No. 83-122 provide paternity leave to the male employees on child's birth. Private sector employees are entitled to 01 day of paternity leave, which must be availed within 07 days of child's birth. The leave must be taken after agreement between the worker and employer. The paternity leave is paid by the Government through Social Security Institution.
Civil servants are entitled to 02 days of paternity leave, which must be taken within 10 days following the child's birth.
Source: §122 of the Labour Code 1966, last amended in 2011; §40(4) of the Act No. 83-122
More about parental leave:
No specific leave entitlements found in the law on parental leave.