Report I2020-1 Recommendation 41 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 #41 To: Public Health, Department of

Public Health should determine the amount of time employees A and B can be charged to account for their missed work hours, reduce their leave balances accordingly, and, if applicable, seek to recover from them any wages paid to them for time they did not work.

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

In March 2020, Public Health reported that after reviewing any information provided by Employees A and B regarding any work they completed during the alleged missed work time, it will determine the total amount of time missed and will subsequently implement a plan to recoup unearned wages.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending


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