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 employers and the department inform prospective applicants of recruitments?
Hearing Location(s): Department of Personnel, 2828 Capitol Boulevard, Tumwater, WA, on August 16, 2007, at 8:30 a.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: August 16, 2007.
Submit Written Comments to: Connie Goff, Department of Personnel, P.O. Box 47500, e-mail email@example.com, fax (360) 586-4694, by August 10, 2007. FOR DOP TRACKING PURPOSES PLEASE NOTE ON SUBMITTED COMMENTS "FORMAL COMMENT."
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact department of personnel by August 10, 2007, TTY (360) 753-4107 or (360) 586-8260.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The purpose of this amendment is to clarify the language in WAC 357-16-025. The current language gives the impression that job seekers do not have to apply for specific positions. To be an applicant a job seeker must express interest in the job. The proposed modification repeals the language that causes this confusion.
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.
June 28, 2007
Eva N. Santos
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW. 06-19-065, § 357-16-025, filed 9/19/06, effective 10/20/06; 05-01-200, § 357-16-025, filed 12/21/04, effective 7/1/05.]