Important Information
Effective June 12, 2014: 

SSB 5173 - Respecting Holidays of Faith and Conscience Act allows employees of state agencies and political subdivisions, and institutions of higher education, to take two unpaid holidays for reasons of faith or conscience.  Leave may only be denied if the employee is necessary to maintain public safety or approval results in an undue hardship

New Section
357-31-052 Is an employee entitled to any unpaid holidays?

Amended Section
357-31-327(4) When must an employer grant leave without pay?

Effective July 28, 2014: 

New Section
357-31-053 Within what time frame must an employee notify their supervisor to request an unpaid holiday in accordance with WAC 357-31-052?