17.1 Discipline and dismissal shall be for just cause. The Employer shall engage in progressive discipline, although both parties recognize that some conduct is serious enough to warrant suspension or discharge for the first offense.
17.2 Upon request, disposition of Internal Investigation reports and supporting documents will be removed from employee's official and department personnel files after three (3) years if no similar incidents have occurred from the date of issuance.
17.3 Forms of discipline include written reprimand, reduction in pay, suspension, involuntary demotion, and discharge. Rejections during the probationary period are not grievable.
17.4 The probationary period of employees shall be in accordance with RCW 41.08.100. Probationary period rejections shall be in writing. Rejections during the probationary period are not grievable.