Paternity Leave
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Paternity Leave

Paternity leave from work is allowed to all employees who are equivalent  second parents, on the occasion of the birth or the adoption of a child for the purposes of providing care.

The paternity leave is of ten (10) working days, to be taken immediately after the birth or the adoption of the child, without loss of wages.

The right to paternity leave shall not be subject to a period of work qualification or to a length of service qualification.


This entitlement is regulated by: The Work-Life Balance for Parents and Carers Regulations,2022​

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​This page was last updated on 12/05/2020.