WSR 06-15-069

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL


[ Filed July 13, 2006, 10:12 a.m. , effective August 14, 2006 ]


Effective Date of Rule: August 14, 2006.

Purpose: The purpose of these rules is to explain when a probationary or trial service period may be served concurrently with a WMS review period and what happens when a WGS employee serving a probationary or trial service period is appointed to a WMS position in a different agency.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 357-58-325 and 357-58-330.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 41.06 RCW.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 06-12-101 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 2, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 2, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: July 13, 2006.

Eva N. Santos

Director


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 05-12-070, filed 5/27/05, effective 7/1/05)

WAC 357-58-325   ((When may a probationary or trial service period be served concurrently with the WMS review period?)) What happens when a WGS employee serving a probationary or trial service period is appointed to a WMS position within the same agency?   An employee who is appointed to a WMS position from a WGS position in the same agency while serving a probationary or trial service period in the same or similar occupational field may serve the trial service or probationary period concurrently with the review period. At the discretion of the employer, the employee may attain permanent status in the previous job classification once the original probationary or trial service period concludes.

((The new)) If the positions are in the same or similar occupational field, the employer may allow for some or all of the time served in the ((review)) probationary or trial service period ((for the prior position)) to count towards the review period. ((The employee will not attain permanent status in the original position in the former agency unless agreed to in writing by the employers in both agencies.))

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW. 05-12-070, 357-58-325, filed 5/27/05, effective 7/1/05.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 05-12-070, filed 5/27/05, effective 7/1/05)

WAC 357-58-330   What happens when a ((general service)) WGS employee serving a probationary or trial service period is appointed to a WMS position in a different agency?   If agreed to in writing by the employers in both agencies, a WGS employee who is appointed to a WMS position in a different agency in the same or similar occupational field while serving in a probationary or trial service period may serve the probationary or trial service period concurrently with the WMS review period. ((The employee will attain permanent status in the original WGS position upon completion of the probationary or trial service period.)) The employee will not attain permanent status in the previous job classification unless agreed to in writing by the employers in both agencies.

If the positions are in the same or similar occupational field, the new employer may allow for some or all of the time served in the probationary or trial service period for the WGS position to count towards the review period.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW. 05-12-070, 357-58-330, filed 5/27/05, effective 7/1/05.]

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