WSR 09-17-061

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL


[ Filed August 13, 2009, 10:10 a.m. , effective September 16, 2009 ]


Effective Date of Rule: September 16, 2009.

Purpose: The following proposed new rule addresses what happens if an employee requests a director's review of his/her allocation or files exceptions to the director's decision and is laid off before a decision is issued.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 41.06 RCW.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 09-14-122 on July 1, 2009.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: August 13, 2009.

Eva N. Santos

Director

OTS-2487.1


NEW SECTION
WAC 357-13-083   What happens if an employee requests a director's review of his or her allocation or files an exception to the director's decision and is laid off before a decision is issued?   If ta director or board allocation appeal decision which grants a reallocation is issued after the employee has been laid off, the following applies:

(1) The employee's position is reallocated effective as of the date the request for a position review was filed with the employer;

(2) If the employee was reallocated to a class with a higher salary range, the employee is due back pay from the effective date of the allocation to the effective date of the layoff;

(3) The layoff action (including options afforded to the employee) is not impacted; and

(4) The employee shall have layoff list rights to the class the employee's former position was reallocated to in accordance with WAC 357-46-070 and 357-46-080.

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