Family and Medical Leave
For detailed information, go directly to the Washington State Employment Security's Paid Leave website: https://paidleave.wa.gov/
- Employees need to provide their employer with written notice that they are applying for WA Pd FMLA
- Employees must apply directly with the Employment Security Office
- Employees may not able to receive their regular pay and collect WA Pd FMLA at the same time
- Wages and hours paid through WA Pd FMLA do not count toward retirement service credit with the Department of Retirement Service
For detailed information, go directly to the U.S. Department of Labor website: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/fmla
- This act provides job security for 12 weeks, but not paid leave
- Employees need to provide a leave request form with approximate dates of absence
- Employees need to provide a written note from a health care provider of the need to be off work either for themselves or to care for a family member.
- Employees need to provide a release to return to work from their health care provider if they are the one who was ill.
- Employees may use leave balances, WA Pd FMLA or a combination of both to receive pay during FMLA.
If you have questions regarding Family and Medical Leave,
please contact Paula Simmons in the District Office
firstname.lastname@example.org (360) 221-6808, ext. 2209