(1) Exempt employees who hold appointments or are employed under contracts to perform services for twelve consecutive months shall be entitled to CWU's observation of the 10 legal holidays designated by state statute and three paid personal holidays per calendar year.
(2) Exempt employees who hold appointments for less than twelve consecutive months are entitled only to those legal holidays which occur within the employment period and are entitled to the three paid personal holidays per calendar year.
(3) Exempt employees eligible for the paid personal holidays per calendar year may donate all or part of those holidays under the Shared Leave Program in accordance with WAC 357-31.
(4) In accordance with RCW 1.16.050, exempt employees are eligible for two unpaid holidays per calendar year for a reason of faith or conscience or an organized activity conducted under the auspices of a religious denomination, church or religious organization.
[EEAGB: 4/7/08; 9/25/12; BOT: 6/6/08; BOT: 2/09; BOT: 6/09: Responsibility: EEA Governing Board/Chief of Staff; Authority: President’s Office; Reviewed/Endorsed Cabinet/UPAC; Review/Effective Date: 4/1/15; Approved by: James L. Gaudino, President]