New Classification at ESD

New Classification:

Following the passage of Senate Bill 5975 in 2017, the state is preparing for the implementation of the Paid Family and Medical Leave program in 2019.

You can find the RCW’s that govern this program here: http://app.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=50A.04.

In order to support this program, ESD (the agency who will oversee its implementation) has created a new job classification series, Paid Family Medical Leave Specialist 1-3.

We have reached agreement, since this is brand new work, to meet and convene bargaining and discussions as needed approximately 6 months from the date of implementation.