50A.04.255  <<  50A.04.260 >>   50A.04.265

Employer supplementationRights not subject to waiver or diminishment.

*** CHANGE IN 2019 *** (SEE 1399-S.SL) ***
(1) Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to discourage employers from:
(a) Adopting or retaining leave policies more generous than any policies that comply with the requirements under this chapter; or
(b) Making payments to supplement the benefit payments provided under RCW 50A.04.020 to an employee on family or medical leave.
(2) Any agreement by an individual to waive his or her rights under this chapter is void as against public policy.
(3) After January 1, 2020, subject to RCW 50A.04.235, an employee's rights under this chapter may not be diminished by a collective bargaining agreement or employer policy.
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