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UW/WFSE Master Contract (Effective 7/1/13 – 6/30/15)
Article 33 Shared Leave

33.1 The purpose of this article is to inform employees of the basic provision of the leave-sharing program established by RCW 41.04.650- 41.04-670, as now or hereafter amended. In the event that there is any question as to leave sharing eligibility, entitlement or definition of terms, the language of the Revised Code of Washington is definitive.

The leave sharing program permits eligible state employees to donate a portion of their paid leave to financially aid other state employees who will need to take leave without pay or separate from employment because of:

33.2 Shared Leave Program. The shared leave program administered consistent with state law and University policy. Employees seeking to request shared leave or to donate shared leave to another employee will follow the procedures and use the forms that the Human Resources Department publishes for that purpose.

33.3 Uniformed Service Shared Leave Pool: Eligible state employees may donate leave to the uniformed services shared leave pool for use by state employees who have been called to active duty in one of the uniformed services of the United States. Employees may participate in this program in accordance with state law and University Policy.

33.4 Leave Related to Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault or Stalking: As required by state law, and in accordance with University policy, the University will grant time off to an employee who is a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking or to an employee who has to assist a family member who is a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking.