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Chapter 356-05 WAC
DEFINITIONS

 

WAC

356-05-001 Chapter purpose.

356-05-010 Administrative personnel.

356-05-012 Affected group members.

356-05-013 Affirmative action.

356-05-015 Agency.

356-05-020 Agricultural personnel.

356-05-025 Allied register.

356-05-030 Allocation.

356-05-035 Anniversary date.

356-05-040 Appointing authority.

356-05-045 Bargaining unit.

356-05-050 Basic salary.

356-05-055 Board.

356-05-060 Bumping.

356-05-065 Career planning.

356-05-070 Certification.

356-05-072 Child.

356-05-075 Class.

356-05-080 Classified service.

356-05-085 Collective bargaining or collective negotiation.

356-05-090 Compensatory time.

356-05-095 Competitive service.

356-05-100 Date of election.

356-05-105 Demotion.

356-05-110 Desirable qualifications.

356-05-115 Director.

356-05-120 Disability.

356-05-125 Dismissal.

356-05-128 Drug test.

356-05-130 Education leave of absence.

356-05-135 Elevation.

356-05-140 Eligible.

356-05-145 Emergency appointment.

356-05-148 Emergency health condition.

356-05-150 Employee.

356-05-155 Employee organization.

356-05-160 Exchange time.

356-05-165 Executive personnel.

356-05-170 Exempt position.

356-05-173 Flex-time.

356-05-175 Full-time employment.

356-05-178 Higher education system or higher education rules.

356-05-185 Holidays.

356-05-195 Human resource development.

356-05-198 Institutions of higher education.

356-05-200 Intermittent employment.

356-05-205 Intervening salary steps.

356-05-207 Job categories.

356-05-210 Law enforcement personnel.

356-05-211 Leadworker.

356-05-215 Minimum qualifications.

356-05-220 Noncompetitive positions.

356-05-225 Orientation.

356-05-230 Overtime.

356-05-231 Overtime rate.

356-05-233 Outside sales personnel.

356-05-234 Parent.

356-05-235 Part-time employment.

356-05-237 Pay period.

356-05-238 Pay status.

356-05-240 Periodic increment date.

356-05-245 Permanent employee.

356-05-250 Personnel record.

356-05-260 Persons of disability.

356-05-300 Position.

356-05-305 Premium payment.

356-05-310 Probationary period.

356-05-315 Professional personnel.

356-05-320 Project employment.

356-05-325 Promotion.

356-05-332 Recreational establishment.

356-05-333 Reasonable accommodation.

356-05-335 Reduction in force.

356-05-340 Reduction.

356-05-345 Reemployment.

356-05-350 Register.

356-05-353 Regular rate.

356-05-355 Reinstatement.

356-05-358 Related boards.

356-05-360 Resignation.

356-05-365 Reversion.

356-05-370 Salary range.

356-05-375 Scheduling plan.

356-05-380 Seasonal career employees.

356-05-385 Seasonal career employment.

356-05-387 Seasonal career positions.

356-05-389 Selective.

356-05-390 Seniority.

356-05-395 Series.

356-05-397 Shift charge.

356-05-400 Supervisor.

356-05-405 Suspension.

356-05-410 Tandem employment.

356-05-415 Temporary employment.

356-05-420 Termination.

356-05-425 Training.

356-05-430 Transfer.

356-05-435 Trial service period.

356-05-440 Tuition reimbursement.

356-05-445 Underfill.

356-05-447 Underutilization.

356-05-450 Union shop.

356-05-456 Union shop nonassociation fee.

356-05-460 Union shop representative.

356-05-461 Union shop representation fee.

356-05-465 Veteran.

356-05-470 Veteran's spouse.

356-05-475 Volunteer experience.

356-05-477 Washington general service.

356-05-479 Washington management service.

356-05-480 Work day.

356-05-485 Work period designation.

356-05-490 Work schedule.

356-05-493 Workforce diversity.

356-05-495 Workshift.

356-05-500 Workweek.

356-05-505 Y-rate.

 

DISPOSITION OF SECTIONS FORMERLY
CODIFIED IN THIS CHAPTER

356-05-005 Acting appointment. [Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-005, filed 8/10/84.]Repealed by 88-18-096 (Order 308), filed 9/7/88, effective 11/1/88. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150.

356-05-048 Base range. [Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 87-15-065 (Order 281), § 356-05-048, filed 7/16/87, effective 9/1/87.]Repealed by 92-20-024 (Order 409), filed 9/28/92, effective 11/1/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.040 and 41.06.150.

356-05-171 Family and medical leave. [Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.040 and 41.06.150. 93-19-152 (Order 431), § 356-05-171, filed 9/22/93, effective 10/23/93.]Repealed by 96-13-076, filed 6/18/96, effective 8/1/96. Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW and RCW 41.06.150.

356-05-180 Handicapped. [Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-180, filed 8/10/84.]Repealed by 87-02-038 (Order 267), filed 1/2/87. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150.

356-05-190 Housed personnel. [Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-190, filed 8/10/84.] Repealed by 86-12-025 (Order 248), filed 5/28/86, effective 7/1/86. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150.

356-05-213 Management employee. [Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-213, filed 8/10/84.]Repealed by 85-19-078 (Order 230), filed 9/18/85. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150.

356-05-214 Manager. [Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.040 and 41.06.150. 92-03-099 (Order 399), § 356-05-214, filed 1/17/92, effective 3/1/92.]Repealed by 93-22-082 (Order 432), filed 11/1/93, effective 12/2/93. Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW and 41.06.150.

356-05-222 Nonmanagement employee. [Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-222, filed 8/10/84.]Repealed by 85-19-078 (Order 230), filed 9/18/85. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150.

356-05-275 Point range. [Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 87-15-065 (Order 281), § 356-05-275, filed 7/16/87, effective 9/1/87.]Repealed by 92-20-024 (Order 409), filed 9/28/92, effective 11/1/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.040 and 41.06.150.

356-05-327 Protected group members. [Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.040 and 41.06.150. 91-20-031 (Order 385), § 356-05-327, filed 9/23/91, effective 11/1/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 87-02-038 (Order 267), § 356-05-327, filed 1/2/87.]Repealed by 99-05-043, filed 2/12/99, effective 4/1/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150.

356-05-330 Provisional appointment. [Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-330, filed 8/10/84.]Repealed by 88-18-096 (Order 308), filed 9/7/88, effective 11/1/88. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150.

356-05-455 Union shop fee. [Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-455, filed 8/10/84.]Repealed by 89-02-011 (Order 312), filed 12/28/88, effective 2/1/89. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150.

NOTES:

Reviser's note: The definitions in chapter 356-05 WAC (Order 209, filed August 10, 1984) were formerly filed as WAC 356-06-010 which was repealed by the same order.

 

 

WAC 356-05-001 Chapter purpose. The definitions outlined in this chapter apply throughout these rules unless the context clearly indicates another meaning.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-001, filed 8/10/84.]

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WAC 356-05-010 Administrative personnel. Employees who customarily and regularly exercise discretion and independent judgment, and whose primary duty (fifty percent or more of the time) consists of either: (1) Work directly related to management policies or the general business operations of the agency or the agency's customers; or (2) direct assistance to a person in a bona fide executive or administrative capacity.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 86-12-025 (Order 248), § 356-05-010, filed 5/28/86, effective 7/1/86. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-010, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC356-05-012 Affected group members. Affected groups for affirmative action purposes are: Persons age forty and above, people with disabilities, Vietnam Era veterans and disabled veterans, women, Asians and Pacific Islanders, Blacks, Hispanics, Native Americans and Alaska Natives.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 99-05-043, § 356-05-012, filed 2/12/99, effective 4/1/99.]

 

WAC 356-05-013 Affirmative action. Procedures by which affected group members are provided with increased employment opportunities designed to correct underutilization. Affirmative action shall not mean any sort of quota system.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 99-05-043, § 356-05-013, filed 2/12/99, effective 4/1/99; 87-02-038 (Order 267), § 356-05-013, filed 1/2/87.]

 

WAC 356-05-015 Agency. An office, department, board, commission, or other separate unit or division, however designated, of the state government and all personnel thereof. It includes any unit of state government established by law, the executive officer or members of which are either elected or appointed, upon which the statutes confer powers and impose duties in connection with operations of either a governmental or proprietary nature.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-015, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-020 Agricultural personnel. Employees performing work which includes farming and all its branches, including cultivating the soil, or growing or harvesting crops, or raising livestock, bees, fur-bearing animals, or poultry; or doing any practices performed by a farmer or on a farm as an incident to or in conjunction with such farming operations.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-020, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-025 Allied register. A register for a class for which the duties and minimum or desirable qualifications are equivalent to or above those for another class.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-025, filed 8/10/84.]

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WAC 356-05-030 Allocation. The assignment of a position to a job classification.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-030, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-035 Anniversary date. Original entry date into state service as adjusted by leave without pay or break in service.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-035, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-040 Appointing authority. A person or group of persons lawfully authorized to make appointments.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-040, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-045 Bargaining unit. The group of employees in positions determined by the personnel board to constitute a unit appropriate for collective bargaining purposes under these rules.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-045, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-050 Basic salary. The dollar amount of the step of the salary range to which the employee is entitled, before any deduction, and exclusive of additional compensation of any kind.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 85-05-030 (Order 217), § 356-05-050, filed 2/15/85. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-050, filed 8/10/84.]

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WAC 356-05-055 Board. The Washington personnel resources board.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 98-19-034, § 356-05-055, filed 9/10/98, effective 10/12/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-055, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-060 Bumping. The replacement of an incumbent by another employee subject to reduction in force, who has greater seniority.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-060, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-065 Career planning. A programmed process designed to assist employee career growth through job experience, training and/or continuing education.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-065, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-070 Certification. Providing an agency with the appropriate number of names of candidates who have passed the examination for a given class and are eligible to be considered for vacancies.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-070, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-072 Child. For the purposes of WAC 356-18-025, 356-18-060, 356-18-110, and 356-14-260, a biological, adopted, or foster child, a stepchild, a legal ward, or a child of a person standing in loco parentis who is (a) under eighteen years of age; or (b) eighteen years of age or older and incapable of self-care because of a mental or physical disability. Persons who are in loco parentis includes those with day-to-day responsibilities to care for and financially support a child.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 02-23-042, � 356-05-072, filed 11/14/02, effective 1/1/03.]

 

WAC 356-05-075 Class. Identification of a position, or a group of positions, sufficiently similar in duties so that the same requirements of training, experience, or skill and the same title, examination, and salary range may be applied.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-075, filed 8/10/84.]

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WAC 356-05-080 Classified service. All positions and employees in the state service subject to the provisions of chapter 41.06 RCW and these rules.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-080, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-085 Collective bargaining or collective negotiation. The performance of the mutual obligation of the appointing authority, or designee, and the certified exclusive representative of a bargaining unit to meet in an attempt to reach an agreement on all personnel matters over which the appointing authority may lawfully exercise discretion.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-085, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-090 Compensatory time. Time off in lieu of cash payment for overtime.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-090, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-095 Competitive service. All positions in the classified service for which a competitive examination is required as a condition precedent to appointment.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-095, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-100 Date of election. The date of election is the date the director of personnel certifies the results of the election.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-100, filed 8/10/84.]

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WAC 356-05-105 Demotion. A change of a permanent employee from a position in one class to a position in another class having a lower maximum salary.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-105, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-110 Desirable qualifications. The levels of education and/or experience deemed desirable or preferable for admission to the examination in lieu of fixed minimum qualifications.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-110, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-115 Director. The director of the department of personnel.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-115, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-120 Disability. An employee's physical and/or mental inability to perform adequately the essential duties of the job class. (For purposes of WAC 356-35-010, this definition shall not include maternity.)

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 84-23-059 (Order 211), § 356-05-120, filed 11/20/84. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-120, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-125 Dismissal. The termination of employment of a permanent employee (for cause) or of a probationary employee as specified in these rules.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-125, filed 8/10/84.]

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WAC 356-05-128 Drug test. Any blood, urine or other test designed to identify the presence in the body of controlled substances referenced under chapter 69.50 RCW.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 88-03-042 (Order 291), § 356-05-128, filed 1/19/88, effective 3/1/88.]

 

WAC 356-05-130 Education leave of absence. An authorized leave of absence for educational purposes.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-130, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-135 Elevation. Restoring an employee to the higher classification, with permanent status, which was held prior to being granted a demotion.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-135, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-140 Eligible. An applicant whose name is on a register.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-140, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-145 Emergency appointment. An appointment, for emergency reasons, not to exceed thirty calendar days.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 88-21-028 (Order 309), § 356-05-145, filed 10/11/88. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-145, filed 8/10/84.]

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WAC 356-05-148 Emergency health condition. For the purposes of WAC 356-18-025, 356-18-060, 356-18-110, and 356-14-260, a sudden, generally unexpected occurrence or set of circumstances related to one�s health, which requires immediate action and is typically short-term in nature.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 02-23-042, � 356-05-148, filed 11/14/02, effective 1/1/03.]

 

WAC 356-05-150 Employee. Any person employed under the jurisdiction of these rules.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-150, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-155 Employee organization. Any organization having the authority, as specified in WAC 356-42-010, to represent state employees on personnel matters.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-155, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-160 Exchange time. Equal time off for excess hours worked by exceptions work period employees.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-160, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-165 Executive personnel. (As used in chapter 15 of these rules) Employees whose primary duty (fifty percent or more of the time) is directing and controlling program operations of an agency or division or customarily recognized subdivision thereof; who regularly and customarily exercise discretionary powers; and who supervise two or more employees.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 86-12-025 (Order 248), § 356-05-165, filed 5/28/86, effective 7/1/86. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-165, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-170 Exempt position. Any position designated as exempt from the application of these rules as specified in WAC 356-06-020.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-170, filed 8/10/84.]

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WAC 356-05-173 Flex-time. These work schedules require fixed core hours of work with starting and quitting times other than 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.040 and 41.06.150. 91-20-030 (Order 384), § 356-05-173, filed 9/23/91, effective 11/1/91.]

 

WAC 356-05-175 Full-time employment. Regularly scheduled employment requiring an average of 40 hours of work per week. However, for certification from a register, work between 32 40 hours per week shall be considered full time.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-175, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-178 Higher education system or higher education rules. The system of personnel administration that applies to classified employees or positions under the jurisdiction of chapter 41.06 RCW and Title 251 WAC.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 04-15-018, � 356-05-178, filed 7/8/04, effective 8/8/04; 98-19-034, � 356-05-178, filed 9/10/98, effective 10/12/98.]

 

WAC 356-05-185 Holidays. Paid nonwork days for state employees as established by RCW 1.16.050.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-185, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-195 Human resource development. The function of achieving agency goals by changing or enhancing employees' knowledges, skills, attitudes and behaviors.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-195, filed 8/10/84.]

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WAC 356-05-198 Institutions of higher education. The University of Washington, Washington State University, Central Washington University, Eastern Washington University, Western Washington University, The Evergreen State College, and the various state community colleges. For purposes of application of these rules, the term shall be considered to include the various related boards as defined in this section, unless specifically indicated to the contrary.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 98-19-034, § 356-05-198, filed 9/10/98, effective 10/12/98.]

 

WAC 356-05-200 Intermittent employment. Employment without any understanding of continuity, fitting no particular pattern and performed for no more than a total of (nine months) 1560 hours during any consecutive 12-month period.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-200, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-205 Intervening salary steps. All increment steps in a salary range, except the lowest and highest.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-205, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-207 Job categories. The eight categories designated by the equal employment opportunity commission for reporting to federal agencies: Officials and administrators, professionals, technicians, protective service workers, paraprofessionals, office and clerical, skilled craft workers, and service and maintenance.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 99-05-043, § 356-05-207, filed 2/12/99, effective 4/1/99; 87-02-038 (Order 267), § 356-05-207, filed 1/2/87.]

 

WAC 356-05-210 Law enforcement personnel. Employees who meet the Fair Labor Standards Act requirements for the section 7(K) special exemption as described and limited by chapter 29, Code of Federal Regulations, sections 553.211 and 553.212, and who are designated as law enforcement work period designation by the director.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 04-15-018, � 356-05-210, filed 7/8/04, effective 8/8/04; 98-19-034, � 356-05-210, filed 9/10/98, effective 10/12/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.040 and 41.06.150. 90-03-044 (Order 337), � 356-05-210, filed 1/16/90, effective 3/1/90. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 86-12-025 (Order 248), � 356-05-210, filed 5/28/86, effective 7/1/86. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), � 356-05-210, filed 8/10/84.]

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WAC 356-05-211 Leadworker. An employee assigned responsibility by management to receive and convey directions to fellow employees, take the lead in performing assigned tasks and ensure that such tasks are properly completed. This is distinguished from a journey level employee who occasionally is required to assist with training and direction of less experienced employees while performing the assigned journey tasks. Leadership functions performed are secondary to the production duties performed.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 85-15-043 (Order 228), § 356-05-211, filed 7/15/85.]

 

WAC 356-05-215 Minimum qualifications. The training, experience, and other qualifications established for a given class and required of an applicant for admission to the examination for that class.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-215, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-220 Noncompetitive positions. Positions designated by the director as not requiring a competitive examination.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 04-15-018, � 356-05-220, filed 7/8/04, effective 8/8/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), � 356-05-220, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-225 Orientation. An introduction to the organization and to tasks, jobs, procedures and other activities new to the employee.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-225, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-230 Overtime. Work authorized and performed in accordance with WAC 356-15-030.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-230, filed 8/10/84.]

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WAC 356-05-231 Overtime rate. The sum of the basic salary for each hour of overtime worked, and all other payments authorized for each hour of overtime worked, and one-half of the regular rate (WAC 356-05-353) for each hour of overtime worked.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 86-12-025 (Order 248), § 356-05-231, filed 5/28/86, effective 7/1/86.]

 

WAC 356-05-233 Outside sales personnel. Persons whose primary duty is to work away from the employer's places of business in selling tangible or intangible items such as goods, insurance, stocks, bonds, or real estate, or in obtaining orders or contracts for services or use of facilities; and who spend eighty percent or more of their work time in activities which are exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 86-12-025 (Order 248), § 356-05-233, filed 5/28/86, effective 7/1/86.]

 

WAC 356-05-234 Parent. For the purposes of WAC 356-18-025, 356-18-060, 356-18-110, and 356-14-260, a biological parent of an employee or an individual who stood in loco parentis to an employee when the employee was a child. A person who had day-to-day responsibilities to care for and financially support the employee when he or she was a child is considered to have stood in loco parentis to the employee.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 02-23-042, � 356-05-234, filed 11/14/02, effective 1/1/03.]

 

WAC 356-05-235 Part-time employment. Work of less than 40 hours per week. However, for certification from registers, work of less than 32 hours per week shall be considered part time.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-235, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-237 Pay period. The first through the fifteenth day of each month, and the sixteenth through the last day of each month. (RCW 42.16.010)

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 86-12-025 (Order 248), § 356-05-237, filed 5/28/86, effective 7/1/86.]

 

WAC 356-05-238 Pay status. For purposes of leave accrual and holiday eligibility, periods of work or paid leave time which qualify an employee for wages.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 89-06-028 (Order 314), § 356-05-238, filed 2/24/89, effective 4/1/89.]

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WAC 356-05-240 Periodic increment date. The date established in accordance with the merit system rule on which an employee is entitled to a salary increase within a salary range as prescribed in the merit system rules.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 85-19-078 (Order 230), § 356-05-240, filed 9/18/85. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-240, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-245 Permanent employee. An employee who has successfully completed a probationary period and has had no break in service.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-245, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-250 Personnel record. Such information having pertinence to the employment of an employee and which is retained in a specific location as required by WAC 356-46-060 (2)A.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-250, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-260 Persons of disability. For affirmative action purposes, as provided in these rules, people with disabilities are persons with a permanent physical, mental, or sensory impairment which substantially limits one or more major life activities. Physical, mental or sensory impairment means: (a) Any physiological or neurological disorder or condition, cosmetic disfigurement, or anatomical loss affecting one or more of the body systems or function; or (b) any mental or psychological disorders such as mental retardation, organic brain syndrome, emotional or mental illness or any specific learning disability. The impairment must be material rather than slight, and permanent in that it is seldom fully corrected by medical replacement, therapy or surgical means.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.040 and 41.06.150. 91-23-107 (Order 395), § 356-05-260, filed 11/20/91, effective 1/1/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 87-02-038 (Order 267), § 356-05-260, filed 1/2/87.]

 

WAC 356-05-300 Position. A group of duties and responsibilities normally assigned to an employee. Such position may be filled or vacant, full time or part time, seasonal, temporary or permanent.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-300, filed 8/10/84.]

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WAC 356-05-305 Premium payment. Wage payment over and above the basic salary rate authorized by the director for extraordinary conditions of employment.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 04-15-018, � 356-05-305, filed 7/8/04, effective 8/8/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), � 356-05-305, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-310 Probationary period. The trial period of employment following certification and appointment to, or reemployment in, the classified service and continuing for 6 to 12 months as determined under the provisions of WAC 356-30-260.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-310, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-315 Professional personnel. For determination of work period designation: Employees performing work which requires consistent exercise of independent judgment and requires advanced knowledge normally gained through achieving at least a baccalaureate degree in a specialized field as opposed to general academic instruction, but which may be gained through experience and home study. For other merit system purposes: Employees performing work which requires consistent application of advanced knowledge normally gained through achieving a baccalaureate degree but which may be gained through equivalent experience.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 86-12-025 (Order 248), § 356-05-315, filed 5/28/86, effective 7/1/86. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-315, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-320 Project employment. A program designated by the director of personnel as "project employment," that is separately funded by a grant, or by specially targeted federal or state funds, has a specific goal, and has an end in sight. Such a program shall normally last up to two years.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 88-18-096 (Order 308), § 356-05-320, filed 9/7/88, effective 11/1/88. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-320, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-325 Promotion. A change of an employee from a position in one class to a position in a class having a higher maximum salary.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-325, filed 8/10/84.]

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WAC 356-05-332 Recreational establishment. An amusement or recreational establishment, organized camp, or nonprofit educational conference center if (1) it does not operate for more than seven months in any calendar year, or (2) during the preceding calendar year, its average receipts for any six months of such year were not more than thirty-three percent of its average receipts for the other six months of such year.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 86-12-025 (Order 248), § 356-05-332, filed 5/28/86, effective 7/1/86.]

 

WAC 356-05-333 Reasonable accommodation. Reasonable alterations, adjustments, or changes made by the appointing authority in the job, workplace and/or term or condition of employment which will enable an otherwise qualified person of disability or disabled veteran to perform a particular job successfully, as determined on a case-by-case basis.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 87-02-038 (Order 267), § 356-05-333, filed 1/2/87.]

 

WAC 356-05-335 Reduction in force. A separation resulting from a lack of funds, lack of work, good faith reorganization for efficiency purposes, or from there being fewer positions than the employees entitled to the positions because of exercising their rights to return to the classified service. When a reduction in force occurs, it is a separation from service without cause on the part of the employee.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-335, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-340 Reduction. Placement of an employee's salary at a lower step within the range as a result of a disciplinary action.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-340, filed 8/10/84.]

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WAC 356-05-345 Reemployment. An appointment, made from the reemployment register, of a former employee who had permanent status.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-345, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-350 Register. A list of eligible names established for employment or reemployment in a class.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-350, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-353 Regular rate. The sum of the basic salary and all other payments which are made at less than time-and-one-half the basic salary for all hours worked in a pay period or work period, divided by the total number of hours worked that pay period or work period. Time-and-one-half rates are then calculated by adding one-half of the regular rate for each hour of overtime worked.

Included: Basic salary for all hours worked, including paid leave; assignment pay; shift premium; standby pay (not hours); the cost of employees' personal expenses such as meals in excess of one meal per day, if these are for the employees' own benefit, and not for the benefit of the employer.

Excluded: The half-time pay included in any time-and-one-half rate; penalty payments such as call-back, which are not based on the number of hours worked; per diem or other expense reimbursement; hours (not pay) for standby; discretionary bonuses such as suggestion awards; group incentive awards authorized by RCW 41.60.120.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 86-12-025 (Order 248), § 356-05-353, filed 5/28/86, effective 7/1/86.]

 

WAC 356-05-355 Reinstatement. Return of an employee to full employment rights by board or personnel appeals board action following appeal hearing.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.040 and 41.06.150. 92-08-009 (Order 402), § 356-05-355, filed 3/20/92, effective 5/1/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-355, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-358 Related boards. The state board for community and technical colleges; and such other boards, councils, and commissions related to institutions of higher education as may be established.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 98-19-034, § 356-05-358, filed 9/10/98, effective 10/12/98.]

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WAC 356-05-360 Resignation. A voluntary separation from state employment.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 88-03-041 (Order 290), § 356-05-360, filed 1/19/88, effective 3/1/88. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-360, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-365 Reversion. Voluntary or involuntary movement of an employee during a six-month trial service period to the class which was held prior to the current trial service appointment.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-365, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-370 Salary range. A sequence of minimum, intervening, and maximum dollar amounts designated by the director as the monthly compensation for a class. Salary ranges are identified in the compensation plan by number.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 04-15-018, � 356-05-370, filed 7/8/04, effective 8/8/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.040 and 41.06.150. 92-20-024 (Order 409), � 356-05-370, filed 9/28/92, effective 11/1/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 87-15-065 (Order 281), � 356-05-370, filed 7/16/87, effective 9/1/87. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), � 356-05-370, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-375 Scheduling plan. A series of schedules, approved for specific positions by the director, through which schedules the incumbents move in an established pattern.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 04-15-018, � 356-05-375, filed 7/8/04, effective 8/8/04; 98-19-034, � 356-05-375, filed 9/10/98, effective 10/12/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), � 356-05-375, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-380 Seasonal career employees. Incumbents who have been appointed into seasonal career positions with the mutual expectation of continued employment or employees who have repeatedly returned to state employment in the same agency and are granted a seasonal career appointment at the start of their fourth season of consecutive employment as provided in WAC 356-30-130(3).

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-380, filed 8/10/84.]

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WAC 356-05-385 Seasonal career employment. Two work patterns are included: (1) Work in positions, not intermittent in nature nor exempted by statutes or the provisions of WAC 356-06-020, which is cyclic in nature and beginning at approximately the same time each year lasting for a minimum of five months and a maximum of nine months in any consecutive twelve-month period; and (2) work patterns in positions as in (1) above but lasting for only a minimum of three months each season and for the past three consecutive seasons in the same agency.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-385, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-387 Seasonal career positions. A grouping of assigned duties, tasks, and responsibilities in seasonal career employment established to respond to work that is cyclic in nature beginning at approximately the same time each year and lasting for a minimum of five months and a maximum of nine months in any consecutive twelve-month period.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-387, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-389 Selective. Specialized qualifications that are required for the successful performance of the duties of a position and cannot be gained within the probationary or trial service period.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 02-03-063, � 356-05-389, filed 1/10/02, effective 3/1/02.]

 

WAC 356-05-390 Seniority. A measure of the last period of unbroken time served in positions in the classified service under the jurisdiction of the board or the director. Service in positions brought under the jurisdiction of the board or the director by statute is counted as though it had previously been under the jurisdiction of the board. Leaves of absence granted by agencies and separations due to reduction in force are not considered a break in service. Time spent on leaves of absence without pay is not credited unless it is approved for the reasons cited in WAC 356-18-220(2), or statutes require it be credited. Time spent off the state payroll due to reduction in force will be credited for that period of time the employee is eligible to be placed on the reduction in force register, for a maximum of three years for each reduction in force occurrence. Time spent in exempt appointments listed in RCW 41.06.070 will be credited and the service will not be regarded as broken when employees return from exempt service in accordance to RCW 41.06.070(26), WAC 356-06-055 and 356-30-330. Time spent under the jurisdiction of the higher education personnel rules will be added when the employee comes under the jurisdiction of the board through the provisions of WAC 356-49-040. The length of active military service of a veteran, not to exceed five years, shall be added to the state service for such veteran or the deceased veteran's spouse as defined in WAC 356-05-470.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 98-19-034, § 356-05-390, filed 9/10/98, effective 10/12/98; 98-06-012, § 356-05-390, filed 2/20/98, effective 4/1/98; 89-16-030 (Order 327), § 356-05-390, filed 7/25/89, effective 9/1/89; 87-02-038 (Order 267), § 356-05-390, filed 1/2/87; 85-21-113 (Order 237), § 356-05-390, filed 10/23/85, effective 12/1/85. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-390, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-395 Series. A group of classes of positions to which the same kind of work is assigned but which is at different levels of difficulty and responsibility.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-395, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-397 Shift charge. In a twenty-four hour institutional or hospital setting, is the position responsible for resident/patient care and service delivery on a specified shift of a ward, cottage, or other designated living unit or treatment area: Directs subordinate staff; serves as primary contact on a shift for intershift communications; assigns work and provides on-the-job training for employees; ensures that tasks are completed properly; carries a work load (covers a post); initiates and participates in performance evaluations and corrective action; and participates in or makes recommendations on the selection of staff.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 86-14-071 (Order 253), § 356-05-397, filed 7/1/86, effective 8/1/86.]

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WAC 356-05-400 Supervisor. Any employee assigned responsibility by management to participate in all the following functions with respect to their subordinate employees: (1) Selection of staff, (2) training and development, (3) planning and assignment of work, (4) evaluation of performance, and (5) corrective action. Participation in these functions must not be of a merely routine nature but requires the exercise of individual judgment.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-400, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-405 Suspension. An enforced absence without pay for disciplinary purposes.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-405, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-410 Tandem employment. Any position filled by more than one employee as voluntarily agreed between management and employee(s) who jointly fulfill the responsibilities and duties of the position(s).

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-410, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-415 Temporary employment. Single or multiple periods of employment for not more than 1560 nonovertime hours, not to exceed twelve months from the appointment date, unless extended by the director. Temporary appointments shall only be made when there is a need to fill a position during the absence of a permanent employee, during a workload peak, or while recruitment is being conducted to establish a complete register.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 02-07-049, � 356-05-415, filed 3/14/02, effective 5/1/02; 88-18-096 (Order 308), � 356-05-415, filed 9/7/88, effective 11/1/88. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), � 356-05-415, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-420 Termination. Separation from employment for reasons beyond the control of the employee.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-420, filed 8/10/84.]

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WAC 356-05-425 Training. An organized learning process designed to provide needed changes in the skills, knowledges, attitudes or behaviors of employees.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-425, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-430 Transfer. The change of an employee from a position in one class to another position in a class having the same maximum salary.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 87-15-065 (Order 281), § 356-05-430, filed 7/16/87, effective 9/1/87. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-430, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-435 Trial service period. A six-month trial period of employment of a permanent employee beginning with the effective date of appointment from a voluntary demotion register to a class which the employee has not previously held permanent status or from a promotional register.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-435, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-440 Tuition reimbursement. A full or partial reimbursement to eligible employees by the employing agency for tuition paid to attend approved courses.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-440, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-445 Underfill. The filling of a position with an employee in a lower related class in the absence of an adequate eligible register for the classification.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-445, filed 8/10/84.]

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WAC 356-05-447 Underutilization. Having fewer racial/ethnic minorities, women, persons age 40 and over, Vietnam Era and disabled veterans, or persons of disability in a particular job group than reasonably would be expected based upon their availability.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 99-05-043, § 356-05-447, filed 2/12/99, effective 4/1/99; 87-02-038 (Order 267), § 356-05-447, filed 1/2/87.]

 

WAC 356-05-450 Union shop. A form of union security that requires that all employees within a bargaining unit pay monthly or other periodic dues to an employee organization or pay a representation fee in accordance with the procedure adopted by the employee organization or a nonassociation fee within thirty calendar days of the union shop election or thirty calendar days from an employee's date of hire, whichever is later.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 89-02-011 (Order 312), § 356-05-450, filed 12/28/88, effective 2/1/89. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-450, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-456 Union shop nonassociation fee. A fee which an employee who is granted nonassociation as provided in WAC 356-42-043(4) must pay to a union shop exclusive bargaining representative as an alternative to becoming a member of such employee organization and paying regular dues. This fee is equivalent to the regular monthly dues of the employee organization less any included monthly premiums for union-sponsored insurance programs.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 89-02-011 (Order 312), § 356-05-456, filed 12/28/88, effective 2/1/89.]

 

WAC 356-05-460 Union shop representative. A union shop representative is an employee organization that is certified as exclusive bargaining representative for a bargaining unit and which has also been certified as union shop representative by the director of personnel. To be certified as union shop representative, a majority of all employees in the bargaining unit must vote in favor of having the petitioning employee organization as their union representative.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-460, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-461 Union shop representation fee. A fee in lieu of regular dues which an employee may pay to a union shop representative. The fee shall constitute an employee's proportionate fair share of the direct costs of negotiating and administering the collective bargaining agreement and of settling grievances, appeals, and disputes, and also the expenses of activities or undertakings normally or reasonably employed to implement or effectuate the duties of the organization as exclusive representative.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 89-02-011 (Order 312), § 356-05-461, filed 12/28/88, effective 2/1/89.]

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WAC 356-05-465 Veteran. For the purpose of determining seniority, as defined in WAC 356-05-390, for granting preference during layoffs and subsequent reemployment, any person who has one or more years of active military service in any branch of the armed forces of the United States or who has less than one year's service and is discharged with a disability incurred in the line of duty or is discharged at the convenience of the government and who, upon termination of such service, has received an honorable discharge, a discharge for physical reasons with an honorable record, or a release from active military service with evidence of service other than that for which an undesirable, bad conduct, or dishonorable discharge is given: Provided, That for the purposes of this section "veteran" does not include any person who has:

(1) Twenty or more years active military service, and whose retirement is designated by the armed forces of the United States as "voluntary" as evidenced by the DD Form 214 or other official military records; and

(2) Whose military retirement pay is in excess of five hundred dollars per month.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 88-14-070 (Order 302), § 356-05-465, filed 7/1/88; 85-20-027 (Order 233), § 356-05-465, filed 9/24/85. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-465, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-470 Veteran's spouse. For the purpose of granting preference during layoffs and subsequent reemployment, the unremarried spouse of a deceased veteran as defined in WAC 356-05-465 except that such veteran's one-year minimum length of active military service shall be disregarded.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 87-02-038 (Order 267), § 356-05-470, filed 1/2/87. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-470, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-475 Volunteer experience. Work experience for which no salary was received, which may be credited toward meeting the minimum qualifications for a classification: Provided such experience is equivalent to and not prohibited by the minimum qualifications of the classification. Volunteer experience for which academic credit was granted may be used to satisfy either the educational or the experience requirements of a class, but may not be used for both.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-475, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-477 Washington general service. The system of personnel administration that applies to classified employees or positions under the jurisdiction of chapter 41.06 RCW and exclusively under those chapters of Title 356 WAC that are adopted by the director.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 04-15-018, � 356-05-477, filed 7/8/04, effective 8/8/04; 98-19-034, � 356-05-477, filed 9/10/98, effective 10/12/98. Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW and RCW 41.06.150. 94-04-011, � 356-05-477, filed 1/21/94, effective 3/1/94.]

 

WAC 356-05-479 Washington management service. The system of personnel administration that applies to classified managerial employees or positions under the jurisdiction of RCW 41.06.022 and 41.06.500.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 04-15-018, � 356-05-479, filed 7/8/04, effective 8/8/04. Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW and RCW 41.06.150. 94-04-011, � 356-05-479, filed 1/21/94, effective 3/1/94.]

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WAC 356-05-480 Work day. One of seven 24-hour periods that start at the beginning of the workweek.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 87-10-037 (Order 274), § 356-05-480, filed 5/1/87, effective 6/1/87. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-480, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-485 Work period designation. Identification of each classification's and position's criteria for hours of work as defined in WAC 356-15-020 and qualifications for premium pay as defined in chapter 356-15 WAC.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-485, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-490 Work schedule. A series of workshifts and work days within the workweek.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-490, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-493 Workforce diversity. Diversity is the condition of being different and having differences. Applied to the workforce, it means that an increasing number of employees with a greater range of distinctions are, and will be, present within the workplace. This includes persons with diverse racial, ethnic, cultural, economic and geographic backgrounds as well as people with disabilities, different ages, physical characteristics and gender, veterans status, and members of varying forms of family structures, religious preferences, and sexual orientations.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.040 and 41.06.150. 91-20-032 (Order 386), § 356-05-493, filed 9/23/91, effective 11/1/91.]

 

WAC 356-05-495 Workshift. Scheduled working hours within the workday.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-495, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-500 Workweek. A regular recurring period of 168 hours beginning at a time determined by the appointing authority and continuing for seven consecutive 24-hour periods.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150. 87-10-037 (Order 274), § 356-05-500, filed 5/1/87, effective 6/1/87. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-500, filed 8/10/84.]

 

WAC 356-05-505 Y-rate. A salary amount which either exceeds the maximum step for the salary range of an employee's class or a salary amount that falls between the steps of a salary range of an employee's class.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.150, 41.06.175, 41.06.185, 41.06.195 and 41.06.205. 84-17-042 (Order 209), § 356-05-505, filed 8/10/84.]

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