Military Leave With Pay: An exempt employee who is a member of the Washington national guard or of the army, navy, air force, coastguard, or marine corps reserve of the United States or of any organized reserve or armed forces of the United States shall be granted military leave of absence with pay not to exceed fifteen (15) working days in any one year beginning October 1st and ending the following September 30th in order to report for active duty, when called, or to take part in active training duty in such manner and at such time as the employee may be ordered to active duty or active training duty.
Military leave shall be in addition to any annual and sick leave to which an employee is entitled and shall not result in any reduction of benefits, performance ratings, privileges or pay. During such leave, the employee shall receive their position salary.
Military Leave Without Pay: Any exempt employee who voluntarily or upon demand leaves a regular position to enter active duty or training in the armed forces of the United States or the state shall be granted a military leave of absence without pay for the duration of that service and be entitled to reinstatement of employment as provided in RCW 73.16.
[EEAGB: 4/7/08; BOT: 6/6/08; BOT: 2/09; BOT: 6/09: Responsibility: EEA Governing Board/Chief of Staff; Authority: President’s Office; Reviewed/Endorsed Cabinet/PAC;
Review/Effective Date: 9-5-12; Approved by: James L. Gaudino, President]