WSR 05-16-123



[ Filed August 3, 2005, 9:44 a.m. ]

Following is the Employment Security Department's semi-annual rule-making agenda for July 31, 2005, through January 31, 2006, for publication in the Washington State Register pursuant to RCW 34.05.314.

Semi-Annual Rule-Making Agenda

(July 31, 2005 - January 31, 2006)

Chapters 192-110, 192-170, 192-180 WAC Part-time workers

(2ESB 6097)

Juanita Myers

(360) 902-9665

Hearing on proposed rules on 8/2. CR-103 filed by 8/30 Adopt new rules necessary to implement RCW 50.20.119, which authorizes the payment of benefits to certain workers seeking only part-time work.
Chapters 192-300, 192-310, 192-320 WAC Tax rules (2ESB 6097) Juanita Myers

(360) 902-9665

Hearing on proposed rules on 8/2. CR-103 filed by 8/30 Amend existing rules and adopt new rules on predecessor/successor employers, employer penalties, and defining terms.
Chapter 192-210 WAC Referral unions Juanita Myers

(360) 902-9665

CR-101 - 2/02

CR-102 - 11/05

Hearing - To be determined

Adopt rules to clarify job search and availability requirements for individual members of full referral unions. Clarify requirements of unions participating in the referral union program.
Chapter 192-250 WAC Shared work Juanita Myers

(360) 902-9665

CR-101 - 5/03

CR-102 - 10/05

Amend and adopt rules to modify eligibility requirements for employers and participants applying for the shared work program, clarify expectations of participating employers, address the number of plans an employer may have, and define terms.
WAC 192-180-030 Penalties for failure to attend job search review Juanita Myers

(360) 902-9665

CR-101 - 8/05 Amend regulations to provide for indefinite denial of benefits for individuals who fail to attend a scheduled job search review. The denial may be lifted when the claimant appears for the interview.
Title 192 WAC Employer representatives Juanita Myers

(360) 902-9665

CR-101 - 9/05 Adopt rules clarifying the responsibilities of third party employer representatives, and when powers of attorney are needed.
Chapter 192-140 WAC Late claims Juanita Myers

(360) 902-9665

CR-101 - 8/05 Amend rules to define when a weekly claim for benefits is considered to be filed late and when a claim "reopen" is timely.
Title 192 WAC Nonunion apprentices Juanita Myers

(360) 902-9665

CR-101 - 10/05 Amend rules to treat nonunion apprentices as enrolled in commissioner approved training and exempt from job search requirements for duration of apprenticeship.
WAC 192-220-030 (tentative) Equity and good conscience Juanita Myers

(360) 902-9665

CR-101 - 9/05 Amend rule to define "equity and good conscience" consistent with the Court of Appeals' published decision in the case of Delagrave v. ESD.

Larry Oline

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office