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WAC 16-240-036

Permanent staffing requests.

An applicant may request the department to establish permanent staffing on shifts as shown below:
(1) Requests for permanent staffing of day, night, swing, or graveyard shifts must be made in writing at least seven business days prior to the shift(s) that are requested.
(a) Requests for permanent staffing of any night, swing or graveyard shift will be deemed to include a request for permanent staffing of the day shift.
(b) The requested shift(s) will be established if the department has an adequate number of trained personnel.
(c) Confirmation of staffing requirements must be received by the inspection office by 2:00 p.m. each business day for the next service day, including requests for weekend days, for Mondays, or for holidays, which must be requested by 2:00 p.m. on the last business day of the week (see WAC 16-240-034).
(d) Failure to meet the notification requirement may result in denial of service.
(2) When the department is able to staff the permanent night, swing, or graveyard shift(s) requested by the applicant, the overtime rate established under WAC 16-240-048 will be waived for the requested shift(s).
(3) Once established, permanent shifts will continue until canceled by the requesting party or canceled by the department for good cause.
(a) Cancellation requests must be received, in writing, giving at least fifteen business days' notice.
(b) Applicants will be charged for any shifts established at their request until the cancellation notice period has expired.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 22.09.020 and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 17-19-051, § 16-240-036, filed 9/13/17, effective 10/14/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 15.17.050, 2012 2nd sp.s. c 7, and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 12-21-064, § 16-240-036, filed 10/17/12, effective 11/17/12. Statutory Authority: 2003 1st sp.s. c 25 § 309(2); RCW 22.09.790, chapter 34.05 RCW and The United States Department of Agriculture has oversight of fees charged under the Federal Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration. WSR 05-11-058, § 16-240-036, filed 5/17/05, effective 6/17/05.]
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