Exempt from preproposal statement of inquiry under RCW 34.05.310(4).
Title of Rule: WAC 357-34-055 Are employees appointed to a supervisory or management position required to complete any special supervisory or managerial training?, 357-34-070 When must employees appointed to supervisory or management positions be enrolled in the required training?, 357-34-075 Under what circumstances may the employer waive the requirement for an employee to complete supervisory or managerial training?, 357-34-080 What are an employer's obligations if it waives the required supervisory or managerial training?, and 357-34-085 Who is responsible for designating positions as supervisor or management positions for the purpose of identifying which positions are covered by the training requirement?
Purpose: These rules pertain to the supervisory or management training for classified state employees.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 41.06 RCW.
Statute Being Implemented: RCW 41.06.150.
Summary: The proposed rules specify the training requirement for employees appointed to supervisory and managerial positions in accordance with RCW 41.06.420.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Sharon Whitehead, 521 Capitol Way South, Olympia, WA, (360) 664-6348; Implementation and Enforcement: Department of Personnel.
Name of Proponent: Department of Personnel, governmental.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: These rules pertain to supervisory or management training for classified state employees. These rules address training requirements for supervisors and managers.
Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: See above.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Not required.
RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to this rule adoption.
Hearing Location: Department of Personnel, 521 Capitol Way South, Olympia, WA, on July 8, 2004, at 10:00 a.m.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Department of Personnel by July 2, 2004, TDD (360) 753-4107 or (360) 586-8260.
Submit Written Comments to: Sharon Whitehead, Department of Personnel, P.O. Box 47500, FOR DOP TRACKING PURPOSES PLEASE NOTE ON SUBMITTED COMMENTS "FORMAL COMMENT," fax (360) 586-4694, by July 2, 2004.
Date of Intended Adoption: July 8, 2004.
June 2, 2004
E. C. Matt
(1) The employee has occupied a designated supervisory or management position for at least one year before the present appointment and has demonstrated experience and competence as a substitute for training; or
(2) The employee can demonstrate that before this appointment the employee completed training that satisfies the requirements of WAC 357-34-060 and WAC 357-34-065.