Chapter 357-19 - Appointment and reemployment

  1. § 357-19-005 - What is the authority of general government employers to appoint employees to positions in the classified service?
  2. § 357-19-010 - What is the authority of higher education employers to appoint employees to positions in the classified service?
  3. § 357-19-015 - What must employers use as the basis for appointments under the civil service rules?
  4. § 357-19-017 - What is the purpose of the probationary and trial service period?
  5. § 357-19-020 - When must an employee serve a probationary period?
  6. § 357-19-025 - When must an employee serve a trial service period?
  7. § 357-19-030 - When may an employee be required to serve a trial service period?
  8. § 357-19-035 - When is a trial service period not allowed for an employee who is reverted to a position?
  9. § 357-19-040 - How long is the probationary period?
  10. § 357-19-045 - Can the length of a probationary period be extended?
  11. § 357-19-050 - How long is a trial service period?
  12. § 357-19-060 - Can the length of a trial service period be extended?
  13. § 357-19-065 - Is an employee's probationary or trial service period affected by the use of leave?
  14. § 357-19-070 - What happens if an employee who is serving a probationary or trial service period accepts an appointment to another permanent position with the same employer?
  15. § 357-19-073 - What happens if an employee who is serving a probationary period accepts a nonpermanent appointment?
  16. § 357-19-075 - What happens if an employee who is serving a probationary or trial service period is reassigned by the employer?
  17. § 357-19-080 - What happens if a permanent employee accepts a nonpermanent appointment during a trial service period?
  18. § 357-19-085 - Does time worked in a nonpermanent appointment count towards the probationary or trial service period for a permanent position?
  19. § 357-19-090 - Must employers have a policy on probationary and trial service periods?
  20. § 357-19-095 - What happens if an employee fails to meet the employer's standards during the probationary period?
  21. § 357-19-100 - What happens if an employee fails to meet the employer's standards during the trial service period?
  22. § 357-19-105 - How much notice must an employer give when reverting an employee?
  23. § 357-19-110 - Can an employee voluntarily revert during the trial service period?
  24. § 357-19-115 - To which employer and position would an employee revert?
  25. § 357-19-117 - Can a reverted employee be placed on a layoff list and in the general government transition pool?
  26. § 357-19-120 - Can employees be granted additional reversion rights?
  27. § 357-19-125 - What happens to a permanent Washington management service (WMS) employee who promotes, or demotes to a Washington general service (WGS) position but fails to satisfactorily complete the trial service period?
  28. § 357-19-135 - Can an employee appeal a trial service reversion?
  29. § 357-19-140 - Can an employer increase the hours of a position which is normally scheduled to work less than forty hours a week?
  30. § 357-19-145 - If an employer permanently increases the hours of a position, may an employee choose not to continue in the position?
  31. § 357-19-155 - Can an employee voluntarily demote?
  32. § 357-19-160 - Can an employee be elevated following a demotion?
  33. § 357-19-165 - What is the difference between reassignment and transfer?
  34. § 357-19-170 - Can an appointing authority reassign an employee?
  35. § 357-19-175 - What are the provisions for reassigning a permanent employee to a different geographic area?
  36. § 357-19-177 - How does a reassignment affect an employee's status and pay?
  37. § 357-19-180 - Can an employee transfer?
  38. § 357-19-181 - When is an employee appointed to a position with permanent status?
  39. § 357-19-183 - Must DCYF conduct background checks on all employees in covered positions and individuals being considered for a covered position?
  40. § 357-19-184 - Besides the DCYF, may other employers conduct background checks on applicants or employees and what is the requirement to notify applicants or employees?
  41. § 357-19-185 - What is a covered position for purposes of WAC 357-19-183, 357-19-187, and 357-19-191?
  42. § 357-19-186 - For purposes of WAC 357-19-183, what information is considered in a background check conducted by DCYF and what are the results of the background check used for?
  43. § 357-19-187 - For purposes of WAC 357-19-183, must an employee and/or individual being considered for a covered position authorize the secretary of the DCYF or designee to conduct a background check and what happens if the employee or individual being considered for a covered position does not provide authorization?
  44. § 357-19-188 - What happens when a permanent DCYF employee is disqualified because of a background check?
  45. § 357-19-189 - What are the responsibilities of the secretary of the DCYF in carrying out the requirement to conduct background checks?
  46. § 357-19-191 - Does a permanent employee of DCYF who is disqualified from a covered position as a result of a background check have the right to request a review of the disqualification?
  47. § 357-19-193 - What happens if a permanent employee, who has received approval to participate in the state internship program, leaves a classified position to participate in the state internship program created under RCW 43.06.410?
  48. § 357-19-197 - [Effective 1/1/2024] What information must a receiving employer verify when a permanent employee exercises their right to return to classified service from an exempt appointment?
  49. § 357-19-195 - [Effective until 1/1/2024] If a permanent employee in a classified position accepts an appointment to an exempt position, what is the employee's right to return to a position in the classified service?
  50. § 357-19-195 - [Effective 1/1/2024] If a permanent employee in a classified position accepts an appointment to an exempt position, what is the employee's right to return to a position in the classified service?, version 2
  51. § 357-19-200 - [Effective until 1/1/2024] When must an employee apply to return to classified service from exempt service?
  52. § 357-19-200 - [Effective 1/1/2024] When must an employee apply to return to classified service from exempt service?, version 2
  53. § 357-19-205 - Upon return from exempt service, how is the employee's salary set?
  54. § 357-19-215 - Does an employee who was hired directly into exempt service have any rights to a classified position or layoff list?
  55. § 357-19-220 - What happens to an employee whose classified service position is converted to an exempt position?
  56. § 357-19-225 - How is an incumbent, whose position is converted from exempt to classified, placed within classified service?
  57. § 357-19-230 - What are the provisions for appointing participants of the police corps programs?
  58. § 357-19-235 - What are in-training positions?
  59. § 357-19-240 - What positions can be designated as in-training?
  60. § 357-19-245 - What components must be included in an in-training plan?
  61. § 357-19-250 - During an in-training plan, when does an employee advance to the next training step?
  62. § 357-19-255 - How long must an employee be at each step in an in-training plan?
  63. § 357-19-260 - While an employee is in an intraining appointment, what class is used to determine the employee's salary, overtime eligibility, and performance evaluation?
  64. § 357-19-265 - Must the employee serve a probationary or trial service period during an in-training appointment?
  65. § 357-19-270 - Does time spent in a position before the in-training appointment count towards the in-training period?
  66. § 357-19-280 - If an employee transfers from one in-training position to another in-training position, how is the training period affected?
  67. § 357-19-285 - What happens to an employee who fails to progress satisfactorily through an in-training plan?
  68. § 357-19-290 - What are the provisions for appointments under the Intergovernmental Mobility Act (P.L. 91-648)?
  69. § 357-19-295 - What are cyclic year positions?
  70. § 357-19-297 - What are the notification requirements for appointing an employee to a cyclic year position?
  71. § 357-19-300 - What is a seasonal appointment?
  72. § 357-19-301 - Does chapter 357-16 WAC apply to seasonal appointments?
  73. § 357-19-302 - Do employees appointed to seasonal appointments serve a probationary period and gain permanent status?
  74. § 357-19-303 - What provisions govern the layoff of employees from seasonal appointments?
  75. § 357-19-305 - What are project positions?
  76. § 357-19-310 - How are project positions filled?
  77. § 357-19-315 - What are the notification requirements for appointing an employee to a project position?
  78. § 357-19-320 - Must an employee appointed to a project position serve a probationary period?
  79. § 357-19-325 - Must an employee with permanent status who is appointed to a project position serve a trial service period?
  80. § 357-19-330 - What notices must employees and their employers provide to each other when an employee accepts an appointment to a project position?
  81. § 357-19-340 - What return rights must an employer provide to a permanent employee who accepts an appointment to a project position?
  82. § 357-19-345 - What happens to employees in project positions at the conclusion of the project?
  83. § 357-19-350 - May a permanent WGS employee accept an acting Washington management service (WMS) appointment and what notices must the employee and employer provide each other when an employee accepts the acting appointment?
  84. § 357-19-353 - What return rights must an employer provide to a permanent WGS employee who accepts an acting WMS appointment?
  85. § 357-19-360 - For what reasons may an employer make nonpermanent appointments?
  86. § 357-19-365 - When is it inappropriate for an employer to fill a position with a nonpermanent appointment to address a short-term immediate workload peak or other short-term needs?
  87. § 357-19-370 - How long may a nonpermanent appointment last?
  88. § 357-19-373 - What notification must an employer give a nonpermanent appointee?
  89. § 357-19-375 - Can an employee receive consecutive general government nonpermanent appointments?
  90. § 357-19-376 - May an employee receive consecutive higher education nonpermanent appointments?
  91. § 357-19-377 - [Effective until 1/1/2024] What provisions apply to nonpermanent appointments?
  92. § 357-19-377 - [Effective 1/1/2024] What provisions apply to nonpermanent appointments?, version 2
  93. § 357-19-380 - [Effective until 1/1/2024] What provisions of the civil service rules apply to nonpermanent employees?
  94. § 357-19-380 - [Effective 1/1/2024] What provisions of the civil service rules apply to nonpermanent employees?, version 2
  95. § 357-19-385 - May a permanent employee accept a nonpermanent appointment?
  96. § 357-19-388 - What notices must employees and their employers provide each other when an employee accepts a nonpermanent appointment?
  97. § 357-19-395 - What return rights must an employer provide to a permanent employee who accepts a nonpermanent appointment?
  98. § 357-19-400 - May an employer convert a nonpermanent appointment to a probationary or trial service appointment?
  99. § 357-19-410 - How much notice must an employer give for ending a nonpermanent appointment?
  100. § 357-19-413 - What are the requirements for a nonpermanent employee to be fully vaccinated or for an employer to require an eligible candidate to provide proof of being fully vaccinated? (Repealed)
  101. § 357-19-420 - What are the appeal rights of nonpermanent employees?
  102. § 357-19-425 - How does a nonpermanent employee request remedial action?
  103. § 357-19-430 - When may the director take remedial action for nonpermanent employees and what does remedial action include?
  104. § 357-19-435 - For what reasons may a higher education employer appoint an individual to a temporary appointment?
  105. § 357-19-440 - What provisions govern higher education temporary appointments?
  106. § 357-19-441 - What provisions of civil service rules apply to individuals in temporary appointments?
  107. § 357-19-442 - What happens to an employee's salary and periodic increment date when he/she is temporarily appointed to the higher level class under provisions of WAC 357-19-435(2)?
  108. § 357-19-443 - Does a permanent employee who is temporarily appointed to a higher level class under the provision of WAC 357-19-435(2) have the right to resume a position at the conclusion of the temporary appointment?
  109. § 357-19-444 - What notification must a higher education employer give to a temporary appointee?
  110. § 357-19-445 - What records must higher education employers maintain for individuals in temporary appointments?
  111. § 357-19-447 - What are the appeal rights of individuals in higher education temporary appointments?
  112. § 357-19-448 - How does an individual in a higher education temporary appointment request remedial action?
  113. § 357-19-450 - When may the director take remedial action for individuals in higher education temporary appointments and what does remedial action include?
  114. § 357-19-455 - What is reemployment?
  115. § 357-19-460 - Is certification required to reemploy a former permanent status employee?
  116. § 357-19-465 - Must employers provide reemployment services to employees separated due to disability under the provisions of WAC 357-46-160?
  117. § 357-19-470 - What reemployment services does the employer provide to a former employee seeking reemployment under the provisions of WAC 357-19-465?
  118. § 357-19-475 - To be eligible for reemployment following disability separation under WAC 357-19-465 what must the employee do?
  119. § 357-19-480 - Will employees returning from separation under WAC 357-19-465 serve a probationary period?
  120. § 357-19-505 - [Repealed]
  121. § 357-19-525 - What are the employer's responsibilities for return-to-work?
  122. § 357-19-530 - Who is eligible to participate in the employer's return-to-work program?
  123. § 357-19-535 - Are an employee's return-to-work opportunities limited to the agency or institution/related board which was the employer at the time of the qualifying injury?

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