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Increasing the access of veterans, military service members, and military spouses to shared leave in state employment (Reeve, Springer, Kilduff)

Requires an agency head to allow employees who are current or former uniformed service members, and their military spouses, to access shared leave from the uniformed service shared leave pool upon employment.
Allows an employee, who has been called to service in the uniformed services and is eligible for shared leave, to request shared leave from the leave pool at any time during employment with the state.

1ST SUBSTITUTE COMPARED TO ORIGINAL:
The substitute bill:
-eliminates an additional access to the Uniformed Service Shared Leave Pool; and
-creates the Veterans' In-State Service Shared Leave Pool to provide leave access to veterans and their spouses immediately upon employment.

Hearing Date: Friday, March 17, 2017 -- 8:00 am

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=1802&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)