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
Is an employee entitled to any unpaid holidays?
When must an employer grant leave without pay?
Effective July 28, 2014:
Within what time frame must an employee notify their supervisor to request an unpaid holiday in accordance with WAC 357-31-052?