WSR 06-19-062

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL


[ Filed September 19, 2006, 8:11 a.m. , effective October 20, 2006 ]


Effective Date of Rule: October 20, 2006.

Purpose: The purpose of these rules is to explain what must be included in the required supervisory or managerial training and what is the responsibility of general government employers to provide training and development to WMS employees.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 357-34-065, 357-34-090, and 357-58-385.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 41.06 RCW.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 06-16-100 on August 1, 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 3, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 3, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: September 18, 2006.

Eva N. Santos

Director


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 05-01-195, filed 12/21/04, effective 7/1/05)

WAC 357-34-065   What must be included in the required supervisory or managerial training?   (1) At a minimum, the entry-level supervisory or managerial training required by WAC 357-34-055 must include all of the following topics:

(((1))) (a) The role and legal responsibilities of a supervisor/manager.

(((2))) (b) Performance management, including employee performance evaluation, development, counseling or coaching, and discipline.

(c) Compensation practices.

(d) Recruitment and selection processes and practices.

(e) Labor relations practices and processes.

(((3) Employee motivation, recognition, and rewards.))

(((4) Communication skills and principles.))

(((5) Leadership styles and methods.))

(2) In addition, supervisors and managers may also receive training on other topics identified by the employer.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW. 05-01-195, 357-34-065, filed 12/21/04, effective 7/1/05.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 05-01-195, filed 12/21/04, effective 7/1/05)

WAC 357-34-090   Who provides the required supervisory or managerial training?   The department provides training activities to fulfill the requirement in WAC 357-34-055 and/or consultative services, as requested, to assist ((the)) employers ((to)) in development of their own programs. Employer-developed training must satisfy the requirements of WAC 357-34-060 and 357-34-065.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW. 05-01-195, 357-34-090, filed 12/21/04, effective 7/1/05.]


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

WAC 357-58-385   What is the responsibility of general government employers to provide training and development to WMS employees?   ((In addition to those responsibilities identified in chapter 357-34 WAC, general government employers must provide WMS development and training opportunities specifically designed to refine and broaden managerial knowledge and leadership competencies. Diversity, performance management, and education for managing employees in a civil service system must be part of this training. WMS employees must complete the core curriculum on leadership competencies as determined by the department of personnel within eighteen months of being appointed to a WMS position.)) General government employers must provide all WMS employees development and training opportunities designed to broaden managerial and leadership competencies. Diversity and performance management must be part of this training. WMS employees who supervise staff must meet the requirements in chapter 357-34 WAC.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW. 05-12-070, 357-58-385, filed 5/27/05, effective 7/1/05.]

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