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WA PaidSick Leave
Learn about your rights under I-1433, Washington State’s new sick leave law.
Your right to paid sick leave
Most employees who work in Washington State have the right to earn paid sick leave under the law. If eligible, you will earn one hour of sick leave for every 40 hours worked. There is no cap on the amount of sick leave you can accrue in one year using this 40:1 formula.
When can I use my sick leave?
When you or a family member is ill, injured, or is receiving medical treatment or preventative care.
When your workplace or your child’s school or daycare has been closed by a public official for any health-related reason.