Report I2017-1 Recommendation 22 Responses

Report I2017-1: Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Misuse of Resources, Inaccurate Attendance Records, Disclosure of Confidential Information, and Improper Payments (Release Date: March 2017)

Case Number I2015-1088

Recommendation #22 To: Health Care Services, Department of

The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) should implement the action it proposed in its investigative report. Specifically, its Office of Civil Rights should conduct equal employment opportunity training and provide counseling for the division chief and the division's management team to ensure that they understand the equal employment opportunity concerns related to the do-not-hire list and that they use job-related and objective examination criteria when evaluating candidates in the future.

Agency Response From January 2017

DHCS reported that in December 2016 and January 2017 its Office of Civil Rights provided equal employment opportunity training to division employees at the staff management III level and above. In addition, DHCS subsequently stated that it provided the training to all other managers and supervisors in January 2017.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

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