For what purposes must parental leave be granted?
(1) Employers must grant parental leave to employees for purposes of:
(a) The birth and care of a newborn child of the employee; or
(b) Placement of a minor/dependent child with the employee for adoption or foster care.
(2) Parental leave must be taken during the first year following the child's birth or placement of the minor/dependent child with the employee for adoption or foster care.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06
RCW. WSR 07-03-054, § 357-31-460, filed 1/12/07, effective 2/15/07; WSR 05-08-140, § 357-31-460, filed 4/6/05, effective 7/1/05.]