(1) Employees may be laid off without prejudice according to layoff procedures that are consistent with these rules. The reasons for layoff include, but are not limited to, the following:
(a) Lack of funds;
(b) Lack of work; or
(c) Organizational change.
(2) Examples of layoff actions due to lack of work may include, but are not limited to:
(a) Termination of a project or special employment;
(b) Availability of fewer positions than there are employees entitled to such positions;
(c) Employee's ineligibility to continue in a position following its reallocation to a class with a higher salary range maximum; or
(d) Employee's ineligibility to continue, or choice not to continue, in a position following its reallocation to a class with a lower salary range maximum.
(e) Elimination of a position due to the work of the position being competitively contracted.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW. 07-17-124, § 357-46-010, filed 8/20/07, effective 9/20/07; 05-19-004, § 357-46-010, filed 9/8/05, effective 10/10/05; 04-18-114, § 357-46-010, filed 9/1/04, effective 7/1/05.]