Chapter 357-04 - General provisions

  1. § 357-04-005 - What is the purpose of the civil service rules?
  2. § 357-04-010 - Who is covered by the civil service rules?
  3. § 357-04-015 - Who is not covered by civil service rules?
  4. § 357-04-020 - May the director exempt other positions from civil service?
  5. § 357-04-025 - What rights does a classified employee have when the position the employee holds is exempted from the civil service rules?
  6. § 357-04-027 - What rights does an exclusive bargaining unit representative have when a vacant bargaining unit position is exempted from the civil service rules?
  7. § 357-04-030 - [Effective until 1/1/2024] What right does an employee have to return to the classified service from exempt service?
  8. § 357-04-030 - [Effective 1/1/2024] What right does an employee have to return to the classified service from exempt service?, version 2
  9. § 357-04-035 - Who defines exempt status for student employees, temporary employees and part-time professional consultants for higher education employers?
  10. § 357-04-040 - Which student employees of higher education employers are exempt from civil service rules?
  11. § 357-04-045 - Which temporary employees of higher education employers are exempt from civil service rules?
  12. § 357-04-046 - May a higher education employer make subsequent appointments for temporary employees who have exhausted their temporary appointment as identified in WAC 357-04-045?
  13. § 357-04-050 - Which part-time professional consultants of higher education employers are exempt from civil service rules?
  14. § 357-04-055 - Who defines exempt status for student or temporary employees; part-time professional consultants; and inmates for general government employers and what types of positions are exempt?
  15. § 357-04-060 - For which exempt positions does the director establish the salary?
  16. § 357-04-065 - What are the duties of the board?
  17. § 357-04-070 - What are the powers and duties of the director?
  18. § 357-04-075 - Must higher education employers designate a personnel officer?
  19. § 357-04-080 - What are the duties of personnel officers for higher education employers?
  20. § 357-04-085 - What role does the state board for community and technical colleges have?
  21. § 357-04-090 - May authority be delegated?
  22. § 357-04-095 - How does the federal Fair Labor Standards Act and the Washington State Minimum Wage Act relate to the Washington state civil service rules?
  23. § 357-04-100 - How does the federal Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and other laws about persons with disabilities relate to the Washington state civil service rules?
  24. § 357-04-105 - When the civil service rules require an applicant, candidate, employee, or employer to receive notice, how must notice be provided?
  25. § 357-04-110 - How is time computed under the civil service rules?
  26. § 357-04-115 - What happens if any part of these rules is held invalid?
  27. § 357-04-120 - What happens to previous merit system and civil service rules and actions initiated under them?
  28. § 357-04-125 - Must an employee provide proof of being fully vaccinated as a condition of employment? (Repealed)
  29. § 357-04-130 - What rules ensure that the director's office complies with the provisions of the State Public Records Act?

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