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AGO 1961 NO. 55 >

A veteran qualified for re‑employment [[reemployment]] rights under RCW 73.16.033 and RCW 73.16.035 is entitled to salary step increases determined as though his service had not been interrupted if he worked for any department where increases were automatic.  If the veteran had worked in a department where such salary increases were not based solely on length of service his in-step service requirement began running by December 8, 1960, and he would be entitled to a salary step increase on or before January 1, 1962.