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Under the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, how is an eligible employee defined?

In accordance with 29 C.F.R. Part 825, an eligible employee is an employee who has worked for the state for at least twelve months and for at least one thousand two hundred fifty hours during the previous twelve-month period. Paid time off such as vacation leave, sick leave, personal holiday, compensatory time off, or shared leave and unpaid leave is not counted towards the one thousand two hundred and fifty hour eligibility requirement.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW. WSR 15-11-102, § 357-31-530, filed 5/20/15, effective 6/22/15; WSR 14-06-008, § 357-31-530, filed 2/20/14, effective 3/24/14; WSR 11-19-091, § 357-31-530, filed 9/20/11, effective 10/24/11; WSR 05-21-061, § 357-31-530, filed 10/13/05, effective 11/15/05; WSR 05-12-090, § 357-31-530, filed 5/27/05, effective 7/1/05; WSR 05-08-140, § 357-31-530, filed 4/6/05, effective 7/1/05.]