(1) The department shall develop uniform rules regarding original appointment, promotion,
demotion, reassignment, lateral action, separation, and status that must be used by
(2) An employee appointed on probationary status shall attain permanent status in
his or her current position upon successful completion of at least a 1-year probationary
period. The length of the probationary period may not exceed 18 months. An employee who has not attained permanent status in his or her current position
serves at the pleasure of the agency head and may be dismissed at the discretion of
the agency head.
(3) If an employee who has received an internal agency promotion from a position in
which the employee held permanent status is to be dismissed from the promotional position
for failure to meet the established performance standards of the promotional position
while in probationary status, the agency, before dismissal, shall return the employee
to his or her former position, or to a position with substantially similar duties
and responsibilities as the former position, if such a position is vacant. Such determinations by an agency are not appealable, and this subsection does not
apply to dismissals for any other reason.
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