WSR 06-15-070

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL


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


Effective Date of Rule: August 14, 2006.

Purpose: The purpose of this rule is to explain when an employee can request the director to review the performance evaluation process or procedure.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 357-37-080.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 41.06 RCW.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 06-12-102 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.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 05-01-194, filed 12/21/04, effective 7/1/05)

WAC 357-37-080   Can an employee request the director to review the performance evaluation process or procedure used for the employee's evaluation?   (1) As provided in WAC 357-49-010, and within thirty days of receipt of a completed and signed performance evaluation or the results of an employer review as provided in WAC 357-37-075, a((n)) WGS employee may request a director's review of alleged irregularities in the use of the approved performance evaluation form and/or procedures outlined in the civil service rules. The content of an evaluation is not subject to review.

(2) A WMS employee may request an internal agency review of alleged irregularities in the use of the approved performance evaluation form and/or procedures outlined in the civil service rules in accordance with the agency's WMS performance management procedures. The content of an evaluation is not subject to review.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW. 05-01-194, 357-37-080, filed 12/21/04, effective 7/1/05.]

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