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Shared Sick Leave
The Shared Sick Leave Program allows eligible Pierce County employees to request donations of sick leave from fellow employees upon exhaustion of their own accrued sick leave due to catastrophic illness.

Program Description
The full text of the Shared Sick Leave policy can be found in Chapter 3.70 of the Administrative Guidelines for the Career Service.

Donating Sick Leave
View a list of commonly asked questions and their answers regarding donating sick leave.

Requesting Sick Leave
An employee who has exhausted their accrued sick leave due to a catastrophic illness and would like to request shared sick leave donations from fellow employees should review the program description in the Administrative Guidelines for the Career Service, Chapter 3.70, then complete a shared sick leave request form and return it to the Human Resources Department.

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Martha Keogh
EEO / ADA Specialist

Merit Building
Suite 200
615 S. 9th St.
Tacoma, WA 98405-4670

Ph: (253) 798-2909
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