Exempt from preproposal statement of inquiry under RCW 34.05.310(4).
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 357-31-265 What is the effect of suspended operations on employees who are not required to work during the closure?
Hearing Location(s): Department of Personnel, Classroom #4, 600 South Franklin Street, Olympia, WA 98504, on September 14, 2006, at 8:30 a.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: September 14, 2006.
Submit Written Comments to: Connie Goff, Department of Personnel, P.O. Box 47500, fax (360) 586-4694, by September 8, 2006. FOR DOP TRACKING PURPOSES PLEASE NOTE ON SUBMITTED COMMENTS "FORMAL COMMENT."
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact department of personnel by September 8, 2006, TTY (360) 753-4107 or (360) 586-8260.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The modifications to WAC 357-31-265 are necessary for this rule to be in line with the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 41.06 RCW.
Statute Being Implemented: RCW 41.06.150.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Department of personnel, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Connie Goff, 521 Capitol Way South, Olympia, WA, (360) 664-6250; Implementation and Enforcement: Department of personnel.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Not required.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328.
July 31, 2006
Eva N. Santos
If the employer's suspended operations policy allows, employees may be released without a loss in pay.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW. 05-08-137, § 357-31-265, filed 4/6/05, effective 7/1/05.]