This collective bargaining agreement has been ratified by the UW and SEIU 1199, and now awaits final signatures from both parties. Meanwhile, the online contract has been updated in an effort to reflect the comprehensive agreement reached for the 2013-2015 contract term.
24.1 Employees who suffer a work related injury or illness that is compensable under the state worker's compensation law may select time loss compensation exclusively, leave payment exclusively or a combination of time loss compensation and accrued paid leave.
24.2 Employees taking sick leave during a period in which they receive worker's compensation under the industrial insurance provisions for a work related illness or injury shall receive full sick leave pay, less any industrial insurance payments for time loss during the sick leave period.
24.3 During a period when an employee receives pay for vacation leave, compensatory time off or holidays and also receives worker's compensation for time loss, he/she is entitled to both payments without any deduction for the industrial insurance payment.
24.4 When an employee receives worker's compensation payment for time loss and is on leave without pay, no deductions will be made for the industrial insurance payment.
24.5 An employee who sustains an industrial injury, accident or illness, arising from employment at Harborview shall, upon written request and proof of continuing disability, be granted leave of absence without pay for up to six months without loss of layoff seniority or change in annual increment date. Leave without pay exceeding six months without loss of layoff seniority or change in annual increment date may be granted at the option of the Employer.
24.6 Employees working for ALNW will be covered under the Worker’s Compensation laws that apply to the state in which their assigned base is located. The Employer will comply with all such laws.