WSR 04-18-123

PROPOSED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL


[ Filed September 1, 2004, 9:52 a.m. ]

Continuance of WSR 04-13-191.

Exempt from preproposal statement of inquiry under RCW 34.05.310(4).

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 357-43-095 Must an employee business unit have a layoff procedure? and 357-43-100 What layoff rights must be included in the employee business unit's procedure?

Hearing Location(s): Department of Personnel, 521 Capitol Way South, Olympia, WA, on October 14, 2004, at 10:00 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: October 14, 2004.

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 October 8, 2004.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Department of Personnel by October 8, 2004, TTY (360) 753-4107 or (360) 586-8260.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The new sections referenced above are being continued to the October 14, 2004, director's meeting. The rest of the sections that were filed under WSR 04-13-191 are not being continued.

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: Sharon Whitehead, 521 Capitol Way South, Olympia, WA, (360) 664-6348; 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.

August 31, 2004

E. C. Matt

Director


NEW SECTION
WAC 357-43-095   Must an employee business unit have a layoff procedure?   Each employee business unit must establish a layoff procedure that describes the process the employee business unit will follow when it is necessary to reduce or eliminate a position in the employee business unit.

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NEW SECTION
WAC 357-43-100   What layoff rights must be included in the employee business unit's layoff procedure?   The employee business unit layoff procedure must provide employee business unit members layoff rights within the boundaries of employee business unit.

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