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Leave of the employee for the marriage of his child

Verified 09 November 2021 - Directorate for Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister)

The employee is entitled to one day off when his child marries. No length of service requirement is required for the employee to be entitled to the leave. The leave shall be taken during the period in which the event occurs. The leave is paid.

An employee with a child who marries shall be granted leave without any condition of seniority.

The duration of such leave may not be deducted from the number of days of paid leave employee's annual.

However, if the employee is already on leave at the time of his child's marriage, he cannot benefit from the leave for his child's marriage.

The duration of the leave shall be 1 day.

Please note

of treaty provisions may provide for a longer duration.

The employee must take his or her leave within the period in which the event occurs, but not necessarily on the same day.

On his return to the company, the employee provides his employer with a copy of his child's marriage certificate.

The day off is normally paid, as if it had been worked.