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For what reasons may an employer grant leave without pay?

Leave without pay may be allowed for any of the following reasons in accordance with the employer's leave policy:
(1) For any reason leave with pay may be granted, as long as the conditions for leave with pay are met;
(2) Educational leave;
(3) Leave for government service in the public interest;
(4) Military leave of absence as required by WAC 357-31-370;
(5) Parental leave as required by WAC 357-31-460;
(6) Family care emergencies as required by WAC 357-31-295;
(7) Bereavement or condolence;
(8) Absence due to inclement weather as provided in WAC 357-31-255;
(9) To accommodate annual work schedules of employees occupying cyclic year positions as specified in WAC 357-19-295;
(10) Serious health condition of an eligible employee's child, spouse, registered domestic partner, or parent as required by WAC 357-31-525;
(11) Leave taken voluntarily to reduce the effect of an employer's layoff;
(12) Leave that is authorized in advance by the appointing authority as part of a plan to reasonably accommodate a person of disability; or
(13) Employees receiving time loss compensation.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW. WSR 09-17-056 and 09-18-113, § 357-31-330, filed 8/13/09 and 9/2/09, effective 12/3/09; WSR 09-03-014, § 357-31-330, filed 1/9/09, effective 2/13/09; WSR 05-08-138, § 357-31-330, filed 4/6/05, effective 7/1/05.]