Report 2011-111 Recommendation 6 Responses

Report 2011-111: Federal Workforce Investment Act: More Effective State Planning and Oversight Is Necessary to Better Help California's Job Seekers Find Employment (Release Date: March 2012)

Recommendation #6 To: Employment Development Department

To ensure that the State maximizes federal funding opportunities related to workforce investment, EDD should update its written policy to include, at a minimum, the following procedures: the methods it will use to identify federal grant opportunities, the factors it will consider in its decision to pursue or forego applying for these grants, and the process by which it will document its final decision to either pursue or forego the grant opportunity.

6-Month Agency Response

EDD established grant recommendation procedures to ensure it sufficiently documents the steps taken, factors considered, and decisions made regarding grant opportunities (See 2013-406, p. 149)

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2011-111

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.