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Canada Labour Code

Version of section 205.1 from 2019-09-01 to 2024-06-19:

Marginal note:Entitlement to leave

 An employee who is pregnant or nursing is entitled to and shall be granted a leave of absence during the period from the beginning of the pregnancy to the end of the twenty-fourth week following the birth, if she provides the employer with a certificate issued by a health care practitioner of her choice indicating that she is unable to work by reason of the pregnancy or nursing and indicating the duration of that inability.

  • 1993, c. 42, s. 26
  • 2018, c. 27, s. 465

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