(A) Pre-application process.
Any public employer or group of public employers may request that the superintendent review a variance proposal to determine if the variance process is the appropriate action to pursue by the public employer.
(1) The fee for the pre-application review is one hundred dollars.
(2) The pre-application fee will be credited toward the application fee for the variance if, upon review, the superintendent determines that the variance process is appropriate.
(3) A public employer's pre-application for a variance order must include:
(a) A certification that the public employer has informed the affected employees of the contemplated variance application by taking the following steps:
(i) Giving a copy of the application to the public employees' authorized representative, if any;
(b) The certification required by this paragraph must include a description of how employees have been informed of the application.
(1) The initial application fee is one thousand dollars.
(2) The renewal application fee is one hundred dollars.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/01/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4121.12 , 4121.121 , 4167.02
Rule Amplifies: 4167.09
Prior Effective Dates: 7/1/94; 11/15/96; 8/15/01