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Chapter 357-52 WAC

Last Update: 11/10/11

APPEALS

WAC Sections

May the board waive the procedural rules contained in chapter 357-52 WAC?
What actions may be appealed?
Does an employee who has been temporarily laid off under chapter 32, Laws of 2010 have the right to appeal the temporary layoff?
By when must an appeal be filed and received in order to be considered timely?
What information must be submitted with the appeal?
Who is responsible for notifying the board of any change in address, telephone number or representation?
Are standardized forms available for filing appeals?
What happens if the appellant does not submit all the information required by WAC 357-52-020?
How does the board acknowledge receipt of an appeal?
Are appeals reviewed for timeliness?
How does the board notify the parties when the appeal is set for hearing?
May anyone other than the board adjudicate appeals or conduct prehearing meetings?
Can appeals be mediated?
Who mediates appeals?
How are mediations conducted?
What happens at the conclusion of mediation conducted by the board?
What happens when the parties settle an appeal without the assistance of a board mediator?
What can a prehearing conference be used for?
How and when may a prehearing conference be held?
How are the results of a prehearing conference documented?
What happens if one of the parties fails to participate in the prehearing conference?
How are appeal hearings conducted?
Can hearings and conferences be conducted by electronic means?
Who has the burden of proof at hearings?
How may a party request that a hearing be continued?
When may a written motion be filed?
Must the board consider untimely motions?
What must be included with a motion?
How many copies of a motion must be submitted?
What may the board decide based on a motion?
Must parties submit prehearing statements?
When must prehearing statements be filed?
What should be included in a prehearing statement?
How many copies of the prehearing statement must be provided?
Must the board consider untimely prehearing statements?
What actions may be taken by a hearing officer following a hearing?
What actions may be taken by the board following a hearing?
How is a hearing officer's recommended decision served?
Can a party file exceptions to a hearing officer's recommended decision?
What must be included in a party's written exceptions to a recommended decision?
What must be included in a party's written exceptions to a director's determination?
When is a written response in opposition to exceptions due?
When does a hearing officer's recommended decision become final?
What is the subject of a hearing on exceptions?
How does the board decide an appeal on exceptions?
How does the board notify the parties whether the appeal on exceptions will be decided upon written or oral arguments?
Can a decision by the board be appealed?
When may the board dismiss an appeal on its own motion?
Will the parties be given notice of the potential dismissal of an appeal on the board's motion and when must a party respond?
What is the timeline for a party to file a motion for reconsideration of a board's final order?
On what grounds may a party file a motion for reconsideration of a board's final order?
How is a motion for reconsideration responded to by the board?
Is a board order on a motion for reconsideration subject to further review?
How must written documents be filed with the board?
How must written documents be served on the parties?
How must exhibits for hearings be prepared and exchanged?
Who may prepare, sign and issue a subpoena?
What must a subpoena include?
How must a subpoena be served?
Which discovery procedures must a party follow?
When and who may make a motion to quash?
What actions may the board take when a motion to quash is filed?