WSR 06-16-101

PROPOSED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL


[ Filed August 1, 2006, 8:33 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Exempt from preproposal statement of inquiry under RCW 34.05.310(4).

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 357-16-025 How must the department inform prospective applicants of recruitments? and 357-16-100 How soon must employers notify applicants of their examination results?

Hearing Location(s): Department of Personnel, Classroom #4, 600 South Franklin Street, Olympia, WA 98504, on September 14, 2006, at 8:30 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: September 14, 2006.

Submit Written Comments to: Connie Goff, Department of Personnel, P.O. Box 47500, fax (360) 586-4694, by September 8, 2006. FOR DOP TRACKING PURPOSES PLEASE NOTE ON SUBMITTED COMMENTS "FORMAL COMMENT."

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact department of personnel by September 8, 2006, TTY (360) 753-4107 or (360) 586-8260.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: These changes are necessary for the implementation of the new e-recruiting system.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 41.06 RCW.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 41.06.150.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: Department of personnel, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Connie Goff, 521 Capitol Way South, Olympia, WA, (360) 664-6250; Implementation and Enforcement: Department of personnel.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Not required.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328.

July 31, 2006

Eva N. Santos

Director


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 05-01-200, filed 12/21/04, effective 7/1/05)

WAC 357-16-025   How must employers and the department inform prospective applicants of recruitments?   ((Notice of recruitment must be issued publicly. The notice must specify the period of recruitment and include information about the length of time eligible applicants will be retained in a pool.)) Employers and the department may conduct recruitments without notice by sourcing job seekers from the talent pool maintained by the department. If the department or employer does not source job seekers from the centeral talent pool for recruitment, notice of recruitment must be issued publicly. The notice must specify the period of recruitment.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW. 05-01-200, 357-16-025, filed 12/21/04, effective 7/1/05.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 05-01-200, filed 12/21/04, effective 7/1/05)

WAC 357-16-100   ((How soon must)) Must employers ((notify applicants of their)) make final examination results available to an applicant?   ((Employers must notify applicants in writing of their final examination results within a reasonable time period as determined by the employer. For purposes of this rule, written notice may be provided using alternative methods such as e-mail, campus mail, the state mail service, or commercial parcel delivery in accordance with WAC 357-04-105.)) An applicant's final examination results must be made available within a reasonable time period as determined by the employer.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW. 05-01-200, 357-16-100, filed 12/21/04, effective 7/1/05.]

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