Report I2020-1 Recommendation 27 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 #27 To: Employment Development Department
To address inconsistent bereavement leave policies, EDD 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 March 2020
EDD distributed a policy in February 2020 that requires excluded employees to provide substantiation to support their request to use bereavement leave.