Date of Adoption: February 2, 2001.
Purpose: This rule allows the board to grant additional pay to recognize assigned duties that exceed ordinary conditions.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 356-15-125.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 41.06.150.
Under RCW 34.05.350 the agency for good cause finds that immediate adoption, amendment, or repeal of a rule is necessary for the preservation of the public health, safety, or general welfare, and that observing the time requirements of notice and opportunity to comment upon adoption of a permanent rule would be contrary to the public interest.
Reasons for this Finding: This modification is needed to address recruitment and retention issues in areas of the state where the cost of living affects agency's ability to recruit and retain employees. State agencies are experiencing recruitment and retention problems which are resulting is situations which require immediate attention. In order for these agencies to continue to provide services to the citizens of the state of Washington this problem needs to be addressed immediately.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0. Effective Date of Rule: Immediately.
February 2, 2001
Details of the affected classes or positions within a class, with the additional amount granted, will appear in the salary schedule section of the compensation plan.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 98-19-034, 356-15-125, filed 9/10/98, effective 10/12/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.040 and 41.06.150. 92-20-024 (Order 409), 356-15-125, filed 9/28/92, effective 11/1/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 87-15-065 (Order 281), 356-15-125, filed 7/16/87, effective 9/1/87. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150(17). 81-23-031 (Order 163), 356-15-125, filed 11/16/81.]