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PDFWAC 357-31-567

When must an employer grant the use of recognition leave?

(1) An employee's request to use recognition leave must be approved under the following conditions:
(a) An employee must be granted the use of recognition leave if the employee or the employee's family member, as defined in chapter 357-01 WAC, is a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking as defined in RCW 49.76.020. An employer may require the request for leave under this section be supported by verification in accordance with WAC 357-31-730; and
(b) In accordance with WAC 357-31-373, an employee must be granted the use of recognition leave to be with a spouse or registered domestic partner who is a member of the Armed Forces of the United States, National Guard, or Reserves after the military spouse or registered domestic partner has been notified of an impending call or order to active duty, before deployment, or when the military spouse or registered domestic partner is on leave from deployment.
(2) In accordance with the employer's leave policy, approval for the reasons listed in (1)(a) and (b) above may be subject to verification that the condition or circumstance exists.
(3) During the 2009-2011 fiscal biennium only, an employee whose monthly full-time equivalent base salary is two thousand five hundred dollars or less is eligible to use recognition leave in lieu of temporary layoff as described in chapter 32, Laws of 2010.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW. WSR 10-23-120, § 357-31-567, filed 11/17/10, effective 12/18/10; WSR 09-17-056 and 09-18-113, § 357-31-567, filed 8/13/09 and 9/2/09, effective 12/3/09; WSR 09-03-013, § 357-31-567, filed 1/9/09, effective 2/13/09; WSR 08-15-043, § 357-31-567, filed 7/11/08, effective 10/1/08.]
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