Report I2012-1 Recommendation 9 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 I2010-1151

Recommendation #9 To: Corrections and Rehabilitation, Department of

Corrections should provide training to the facility's personnel office staff related to the application of the terms of the collective bargaining agreements for medical staff, the processing of docked pay, and the processing of on-call hours.

Agency Response From March 2013

In February 2013 Corrections provided evidence that personnel staff at the Correctional Training Facility (facility) attended training provided by the State Controller's Office about personnel action records, payroll processing, disability benefits, corrective actions, salary determinations, advanced salary determinations, and workers compensation. It also provided evidence that the facility's personnel staff attended training on the following topics: timekeeping, attendance records, contracts, docking pay, on-call and call back hours. As part of that evidence, it provided information about the specific topics discussed at the training and samples of the documents provided to staff at the training.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

Agency Response From December 2012

Corrections reported that it has and will continue to send all personnel specialists to training provided by the State Controller's Office. In addition, it stated that the facility's personnel supervisors met with all of its personnel specialist and trained them on docking employees, bargaining unit contracts, and the rules and regulations for on-call hours. The state auditor has not yet received evidence that the training occurred. (See 2013-406, p. 278)

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Partially Implemented

All Recommendations in I2012-1