If the employee's parental leave request is for time off which exceeds the provisions of WAC 357-31-525
, the employer must respond in writing to the employee's request within ten working days of the receipt of the request. If the leave is denied, the employer must provide a rationale supporting the operational necessity.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW. 05-08-140, § 357-31-485, filed 4/6/05, effective 7/1/05.]