Report I2020-1 Recommendation 26 Responses
Report I2020-1: Investigation of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Waste of State Funds, Misuse of Bereavement Leave, Misuse of State Resources, Dishonesty, and Supervisory Neglect of Duty (Release Date: April 2020)
Case Number I2018-0428
Recommendation #26 To: Human Resources, California Department of
To address inconsistent bereavement leave policies, the California Department of Human Resources (CalHR) should revise its policy to mirror the requirements of Government Code section 19859.3, which requires unrepresented employees to submit substantiation for each leave request.
Agency Response From July 2020
CalHR stated that it still plans to revise its internal policy but did not provide a timeline by which it will complete the revision.
California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending
Agency Response From January 2020
CalHR stated that it has directed staff to revise its policy to mirror the Government Code requirements.