Paternity Leave

All about Paternity Leave in Uganda, How Much Paternity Leave Can I Get, Paternity Leave and The Law

Who is entitled to paternity leave?

Male employees. On top of annual leave, immediately after the delivery or miscarriage of the wife, a male employee has the right to a period of four working days’ paid leave from work yearly. There is no special pay other than the salary provided by the employer, although an employer may choose to pay the male employee over or above the standard pay of the employee who has been granted paternity leave.

What should an employee do to get paternity leave?

A male employee should apply for paternity leave at an appropriate time, preferably immediately after delivery.

 See also Maternity Leave.

Who is entitled to paternity leave?

What should an employee do to get paternity leave?

A male employee should apply for paternity leave at an appropriate time, preferably immediately after delivery.

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