In order to be considered timely, an appeal must be received in writing at the office of the board within thirty calendar days after:
(1) The effective date of the disciplinary action, layoff, or separation,
(2) Service of the director's determination unless the rules specifically state that the director's determination is final, or
(3) The effective date of the exemption of a position or the notice of exemption, whichever is later.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW. 06-03-074, § 357-52-015, filed 1/12/06, effective 2/13/06; 05-01-190, § 357-52-015, filed 12/21/04, effective 7/1/05.]