WSR 05-21-056

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL


[ Filed October 13, 2005, 3:53 p.m. , effective November 15, 2005 ]


Purpose: This rule pertains to an employer writing criteria for WGS employees to receive relocation compensation.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending [new section] WAC 357-28-320.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 41.06 RCW.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 05-18-078 on September 7, 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.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: October 13, 2005.

Eva N. Santos

Director


NEW SECTION
WAC 357-28-320   Must the employer develop written criteria for relocation compensation?   An employer must develop written criteria prior to authorizing lump sum relocation compensation. The criteria must include:

(1) A description of the circumstances for which relocation compensation will be granted; and

(2) The method that will be used to determine the amount of relocation compensation.

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