Employment Law: Time allocation for special leaves
The draft bill n°7060 related to special leaves was voted by the Chamber of
Deputies on 14 December 2017.
The provisions aim to modernize the labor code and implement a better work-life balance.
Therefore as from 1st January 2018, the duration of the below listed special leaves will be modified:
|Category of leaves||Provisions under Current law||Provisions as from 1st January 2018|
|Paternity leave||2 days||10 days|
|Maternity leave||8 weeks after the date of delivery |
Extended by 4 weeks for premature delivery, multiple births or breastfeeding
|12 weeks (no further distinction is made in case of breastfeeding)|
|Leave for family reasons||2 days||Duration depends on the child’s age: |
|Wedding leave||6 days||3 days|
|PACS (civil solidarity pact) leave||6 days||1 day|
|Child’s wedding leave||2 days||1 day|
|Child’s PACS leave||2 days||0 day|
|Leave for relocation||2 days||2 days (every 3 years)|
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