Use of Accrued Leave
Employees may use accrued sick leave, annual leave, compensatory time, personal holiday and leave without pay. They may move in and out of pay status during this leave.
Employees who exhaust all of their own accrued sick, annual leave, personal holiday, and compensatory time may also be eligible for the State of Washington Shared Leave program. See the Disability Services – Shared Leave program page.
To Apply For Leave
To apply for leave under this provision, complete the Domestic Violence Leave Request Form located on the Forms page and return it to HRS.
Supporting documentation as described on the form may also need to be provided to HRS.
Public Records Exemption Request
Public employees, or their dependents may request an exemption of the disclosure of personally identifiable information under the Public Records Act (RCW 42.56), as amended by Engrossed Substitute House Bill 1533, if they are a survivor of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking or harassment.
To Apply For an Exemption
To apply for this exemption, complete the Employee Public Records Exemption Request Form and associated Definitions are located on the Forms page and return it to HRS. Supporting documentation as described on the form may also need to be provided to HRS.