Hi, I have a question in regards to the eligibility of taking Carers leave. My 11 month old son is having viral infection. I was able to obtain a 2 day Carer's Medical Certificate for myself. My employer is aware that my wife is currently not working (but in the process of seeking employment). I have been questioned on why I am required to take Carers leave since my wife is available to take care of my son. I have given the reason that my wife is struggling to take care of my son on her own due to lack of sleep from nursing my son throughout the night. Hence, I am helping to take care of him while giving my wife some much needed rest. Am I eligible for Carers leave under Employment Law? Can my employer refuse to approve the leave based on the fact that my wife is currently not working? Your help is very much appreciated. Thank you.