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Personnel Resources Board Appeals

State HR - Reviews & Appeals

Contact information

360-586-4694 (fax)
Raad Building
128 10th Ave SW, PO Box 40911
Olympia, WA 98504-0911

Under the authority provided in RCW 41.06.170, the Personnel Resources Board (PRB) conducts hearings and makes decisions to resolve state employee appeals.

Unrepresented and non-union represented permanent employees may appeal the following directly to the Board: disciplinary actions including dismissal, suspension, demotion or reduction in base salary; layoff actions; alleged rule violations; or exemption of his/her position. An employee may appeal the following to the Board on exceptions to a Director's review determination: allocations or reallocations, remedial actions, or removal of the employee's name from a layoff list. WAC 357-52-010

If you are covered by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, you should talk to your union representative about your rights under the agreement.