WSR 05-12-079

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL


[ Filed May 27, 2005, 11:19 a.m. , effective July 1, 2005 ]


Purpose: This rule pertains to what happens if an employee does not complete a transition review period.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 357-04-105.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 41.06 RCW.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 05-09-103 on April 20, 2005.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 1, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 1, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: May 24, 2005.

Eva N. Santos

Director


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 05-01-203, filed 12/21/04, effective 7/1/05)

WAC 357-04-105   When the civil service rules require an applicant, candidate, employee, or employer to receive notice, how must notice be provided?   (1) Except as provided in chapters 357-40 and 357-52 WAC, when the civil service rules require an applicant, candidate, employee, or employer to receive notice, the notice must be provided by personal delivery, United States mail, or by telephone facsimile transmission with same-day mailing of copies unless the specific rule requiring notice allows for alternative methods of providing notice such as electronic mail ("e-mail"), state mail service, commercial parcel delivery or campus mail service.

(2) Except as provided in chapters 357-40 and 357-52 WAC, service of notice upon parties will be regarded as completed when personal delivery has been accomplished; or upon deposit in the United States mail, properly stamped and addressed; or upon production by telephone facsimile transmission of confirmation of transmission. When a specific rule allows alternative methods of service, service upon parties will be regarded as completed when it is actually received by the party to which notice is being provided.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW. 05-01-203, 357-04-105, filed 12/21/04, effective 7/1/05.]


NEW SECTION
WAC 357-40-050   How must notice of disciplinary action be provided to an employee?   Notice of dismissal, suspension, demotion, or reduction in base salary must be provided by personal service or certified letter through the United States mail. Service of notice will be regarded as completed when personal delivery has been accomplished; or upon deposit of a certified letter in the United States mail properly stamped and addressed to the employee's last known home address.

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