49.46.170  <<  49.46.180 >>   49.46.200

Paid sick leaveConstruction workers covered by a collective bargaining agreement excluded.

(1) The sick leave provisions of RCW 49.46.200 through 49.46.830 shall not apply to construction workers covered by a collective bargaining agreement, provided:
(a) The union signatory to the collective bargaining agreement is an approved referral union program authorized under RCW 50.20.010 and in compliance with WAC 192-210-110; and
(b) The collective bargaining agreement establishes equivalent sick leave provisions, as provided in subsection (2) of this section; and
(c) The requirements of RCW 49.46.200 through 49.46.830 are expressly waived in the collective bargaining agreement in clear and unambiguous terms or in an addendum to an existing agreement including an agreement that is open for negotiation provided the sick leave portions were previously ratified by the membership.
(2) Equivalent sick leave provisions provided by a collective bargaining agreement must meet the requirements of RCW 49.46.200 through 49.46.830 and the rules adopted by the department of labor and industries, except the payment of leave at the normal hourly compensation may occur before usage.

NOTES:

Finding2019 c 236: See note following RCW 49.46.020.
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