WSR 05-16-041

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL


[ Filed July 27, 2005, 11:53 a.m. , effective September 1, 2005 ]


Purpose: This rule pertains to what must be addressed in an employer's salary determination policy.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 357-28-035.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 41.06 RCW.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 05-12-125 on June 1, 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: July 14, 2005.

Eva N. Santos

Director


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 05-01-205, filed 12/21/04, effective 7/1/05)

WAC 357-28-035   What must be addressed in the employer's salary determination policy?   The employer's salary determination policy must minimally address the following:

(1) Setting base salary for new employees;

(2) Increasing base salary in accordance with WAC 357-28-110 when an employee promotes to a position in a new class;

(3) Increasing base salary in accordance with WAC 357-28-110 when an employee promotes to a permanent position while in a nonpermanent appointment;

(4) Setting base salary in accordance with WAC 357-28-140 when an employee transfers to a new position;

(5) Setting base salary when an employee accepts a layoff option, accepts a demotion in lieu of layoff, is appointed from an internal or statewide layoff list, or is reallocated to a position with a lower range and the employee's previous base salary is not within the salary range of the new position;

(6) Setting base salary when an employee demotes for reasons other than accepting a demotion in lieu of layoff or accepting a demotion when a position is reallocated;

(7) Setting a base salary when an employee is reverted following a voluntary demotion; and

(8) Authorizing premiums for recruitment and retention as provided in WAC 357-28-095 and 357-28-100.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW. 05-01-205, 357-28-035, filed 12/21/04, effective 7/1/05.]

Reviser's note: RCW 34.05.395 requires the use of underlining and deletion marks to indicate amendments to existing rules. The rule published above varies from its predecessor in certain respects not indicated by the use of these markings.

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