Report I2020-1 Recommendation 40 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 I2018-0756

Recommendation #40 To: Public Health, Department of

The California Department of Public Health (Public Health) should take appropriate corrective or disciplinary actions against employees A and B for their misuse of state time and for their dishonesty during the investigation.

Agency Response From August 2020

Public Health reported that Employees A and B provided documentation to attempt to demonstrate that they worked certain hours during the time in question. Public Health has reviewed the documentation and its human resources office is finalizing a plan of action with these employees.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending


Agency Response From May 2020

Public Health reported that it still is in the process of implementing this recommendation.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending


Agency Response From March 2020

Public Health reported that it notified Employees A and B of their potential missed work time and that the employees have until March 20, 2020 to provide any evidence of hours worked. Public Health will then determine the action to take after considering any responses from these employees.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending


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