Revised Code of Washington - RCW Title 49 Labor Regulations - Section 49.86.140 Coordination of leave
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§ 49.86.140. Coordination of leave
(1)(a) Leave taken under this chapter must be taken concurrently with any leave taken under the federal family and medical leave act of 1993 (Act Feb. 5, 1993, P.L. 103-3, 107 Stat. 6) or under chapter 49.78 RCW.
(b) An employer may require that leave taken under this chapter be taken concurrently or otherwise coordinated with leave allowed under the terms of a collective bargaining agreement or employer policy, as applicable, for the birth or placement of a child. The employer must give individuals in its employ written notice of this requirement.
(2)(a) This chapter does not diminish an employer's obligation to comply with a collective bargaining agreement or employer policy, as applicable, that provides greater leave for the birth or placement of a child.
(b) An individual's right to leave under this chapter may not be diminished by a collective bargaining agreement entered into or renewed or an employer policy adopted or retained after July 1, 2008. Any agreement by an individual to waive his or her rights under this chapter is void as against public policy.
[2007 c 357 § 16.]
Joint legislative task force -- 2007 c 357: See note following RCW 49.86.005.
Sections: 49.86.070 49.86.080 49.86.090 49.86.100 49.86.110 49.86.120 49.86.130 49.86.140 49.86.150 49.86.160 49.86.170 49.86.180 49.86.190 49.86.200 49.86.210
Last modified: April 7, 2009