(Approved by the Provost and Executive Vice President by authority of Executive Order No. 4 and the Vice President for Human Resources by authority of Executive Order 9)
University of Washington employees who accrue leave may participate in the Washington State shared leave program (RCW 41.04.650) that allows eligible employees to donate a portion of their accumulated vacation leave, sick leave, and/or personal holiday to another University of Washington employee, state of Washington employee, or a Washington State school district or educational service district employee who is eligible to receive shared leave, or to the Washington State Uniformed Services Shared Leave pool.
A leave-accruing University of Washington employee may be eligible to receive shared leave donations when the employee's available paid leave has been, or is about to be, depleted in accordance with the requirements described on the University of Washington Shared Leave Program web page, and the employee has been approved to receive shared leave donations in accordance with University procedures. University of Washington employees who meet eligibility requirements may also request leave from the Washington State Uniformed Services Shared Leave pool.
In accordance with state and University procedures, shared leave may be donated or requested in the following circumstances:
For detailed information about the conditions under which shared leave may be donated and received, the procedures for donating and receiving shared leave, and the definitions of terms applicable to the University of Washington shared leave program, see the Human Resources Web page for Shared Leave.
For additional information or assistance, contact the appropriate Human Resources Service Team Member listed on the Human Resources Service Team Assignments web page.
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