Report I2012-1 Recommendation 20 Responses

Report I2012-1: Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Bribery, Conspiracy to Commit Mail Fraud, Improper Overtime Payments, Improper Use of Lease Proceeds, Improper Travel Expenses, and Other Violations of State Law (Release Date: December 2012)

Case Number I2008-1217

Recommendation #20 To: Employment Development Department

To minimize the potential for unauthorized changes to employers' wage information, EDD should strengthen its controls surrounding employees' access and authorization to change data for companies reporting employment information used in EDD's unemployment system.

Agency Response From October 2012

EDD reported that it created a new daily transaction report to alert managers when changes are made to employment records. Most importantly, this report identifies changes made to names, social security numbers, or wage records on the unemployment system by EDD employees when no business need for such changes appears to exist. Finally, this new report provides managers with a tool to monitor transactions performed by accounting technicians. (See 2013-406, p. 285)

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in I2012-1