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Chapter 357-46 WAC

Last Update: 2/20/14

LAYOFF AND SEPARATION

WAC Sections

What is the impact of a layoff?
What are the reasons for layoff?
Following the award of a contract under the competitive contracting process (as described in Title 236 WAC), how does an employer lay off employees whose positions are being eliminated due to the awarded contract?
How does an employer implement a layoff action?
What must be included in the employer's layoff procedure?
How much layoff notice must employers give employees?
What must be included in the layoff notice?
Layoff option.
What makes one position comparable to another when determining layoff options?
How do employers establish competency and other position requirements?
How does an employer determine an employee's employment retention rating?
How is a higher education employee's seniority date determined?
How is a general government employee's seniority date determined?
How does a general government employee's seniority as of June 30, 2005 transfer under Title 357 WAC?
When is an employee considered to have a break in state service?
Is a general government employee who is rehired following layoff considered to have had a break in state service?
Is a higher education employee who is rehired following layoff considered to have had a break in state service?
Does a veteran receive any preference in layoff?
May an employer temporarily layoff an employee?
Are there any limits to temporary layoff?
Under the provisions of temporary layoff, what happens if an employer has less than twenty hours per week of work for an employee to perform?
What is the notice requirement to temporarily layoff an employee?
What is an employee's status during temporary layoff?
At the conclusion of a temporary layoff, does an employee have the right to return to the position he/she held immediately prior to being temporarily laid off?
How is an employee's temporary layoff day determined when an employee works a night shift schedule which begins one calendar day and ends on the next?
Which employees are eligible to have their name placed on an employer's internal layoff list?
Can an employee be on an internal layoff list for classes with a higher salary range than the class from which the employee is being laid off?
Which employees are eligible to have their name placed on an employer's statewide layoff list?
How are eligible candidates certified from the internal and statewide layoff list?
What is the purpose of the general government transition pool program?
Who is eligible for the general government transition pool program?
Who administers and establishes operating procedures for the general government transition pool program?
Do employees have the right to appeal actions taken within the transition pool program?
Must employees who are appointed to a position through the layoff process serve any type of review period?
When is a transition review period not allowed?
What are the employer's obligations when the employer requires a transition review period?
What happens if an employee does not complete the transition review period?
How long is an individual eligible to have his/her name on an employer's internal and statewide layoff list?
What causes an individual's name to be removed from a layoff list?
What is the notice requirement when an individual's name has been removed from an internal or statewide layoff list?
To whom and by when must an individual request a review of the removal from an internal or statewide layoff list?
What procedure must an employer use to review the removal of an individual from an internal or statewide layoff list under the provisions of WAC 357-46-140?
If an employee wants to resign from employment, how much notice should the employee give the employer?
Can an employee withdraw a resignation?
What is a disability separation?
When may an employer separate an employee in accordance with WAC 357-46-160?
What is the notice requirement before separating an employee due to disability under the provisions of WAC 357-46-160?
Can an employee appeal a disability separation?
Can an employee be separated during the probationary period?
What are the notice requirements before separating a probationary employee?
Can an individual appeal being separated during the probationary period?
Can an employer separate an employee for nondisciplinary reasons?
What is the notice requirement before separating an employee for nondisciplinary reasons under the provisions of WAC 357-46-195?
Can an employee appeal being separated for nondisciplinary reasons in accordance with WAC 357-46-195 and 357-46-200?
When can an employer separate a permanent employee for unauthorized absence?
How is an employee who is being separated for unauthorized absence notified?
How can a permanent employee separated for unauthorized absence petition for reinstatement?
Must the employer respond to an employee's petition for reinstatement within a specific time frame?
Can a permanent employee appeal if the employer does not reinstate the employee under WAC 357-46-220?