Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms

BPPM Revision Memorandum


DATE: October 22, 2009
FROM: Ralph Jenks, Director
TO: Manual Users
SUBJECT: Business Policies and Procedures Manual
Revision Letter Number Three Hundred Forty-Eight


This BPPM revision includes the following changes:

Preemployment Inquiry Guidelines 60.08

This minor amendment updates the offices responsible for administering this section and answering questions regarding acceptable preemployment questions.

The amendment also updates the types of information reported on appointment personnel actions.

Establishing Salary Step, Periodic Increment Date, and Probation or Trial Service for Civil Service Employees 60.29

This minor amendment clarifies to whom the department submits a justification memorandum for a request to appoint a new employee to a salary range above the minimum step of a designated civil service classification.

Layoff–Civil Service Employees 60.37

This minor amendment adds a clarification regarding layoff list rights.

The amendment also adds a definition of the term “continuous service date” as it relates to seniority.

Recycling 80.80

This minor amendment updates the information and procedures for recycling at the WSU Pullman campus.

The amendment also updates the link to the WSU Spokane Facilities website for obtaining recycling information for WSU Spokane.

All-University Records Retention Schedules: Safety Records 90.01.46-49

This amendment adds the records series titled Hazardous Materials Shipping Papers to the All-University Records Retention Schedule.