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WAC 357-31-425

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What types of leave can an employee donate for the purposes of the state leave sharing program?

An employee may donate vacation leave, sick leave, or all or part of a personal holiday to another employee for purposes of the state leave sharing program under the following conditions:
(1) Vacation leave: The donating employee's employer approves the employee's request to donate a specified amount of vacation leave to an employee authorized to receive shared leave and the full-time employee's request to donate leave will not cause his/her vacation leave balance to fall below eighty hours after the transfer. For part-time employees, requirements for vacation leave balances are prorated.
(2) Sick leave: The donating employee's employer approves the employee's request to donate a specified amount of sick leave to an employee authorized to receive shared leave and the employee's request to donate leave will not cause his/her sick leave balance to fall below one hundred seventy-six hours after the transfer.
(3) Personal holiday: The donating employee's employer approves the employee's request to donate all or part of his or her personal holiday to an employee authorized to receive shared leave.
Any portion of a personal holiday that is accrued, donated as shared leave, and then returned during the same calendar year to the donating employee, may be taken by the donating employee.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW. WSR 05-08-139, ยง 357-31-425, filed 4/6/05, effective 7/1/05.]