WSR 06-15-067

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL


[ Filed July 13, 2006, 10:11 a.m. , effective August 14, 2006 ]


Effective Date of Rule: August 14, 2006.

Purpose: The purpose of this rule is to explain what right an employee has to return to the classified service from exempt service.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 357-04-030.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 41.06 RCW.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 06-12-099 on June 7, 2006.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.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 13, 2006.

Eva N. Santos

Director


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

WAC 357-04-030   What right does an employee have to return to the classified service from exempt service?   As required by RCW 41.06.070(3), any employee having permanent status in a classified position who accepts an appointment in an exempt position has the right to return to classified service in accordance with WAC 357-19-195, 357-19-200, and 357-19-205. As long as the employee was not terminated from the exempt position for gross misconduct or malfeasance, the employee has the right to return to the highest class of position in which he/she previously held permanent status or to a position of similar nature and salary.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW. 05-01-203, 357-04-030, filed 12/21/04, effective 7/1/05.]

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