Report I2020-2 Recommendation 7 Responses

Report I2020-2: Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Wasteful and Improper Personnel Decisions, Improper Contracting, Conflict of Interest, Misuse of State Resources, and Dishonesty (Release Date: October 2020)

Case Number I2018-0745

Recommendation #7 To: Education, Department of

Education should ensure that all HR staff and managers attend training on the State's hiring process to understand the constitutional requirement that appointments to state civil service be based on merit and open to competition.

Agency Response From November 2020

Education reported that it believes this recommendation is resolved because in the last two years Education's human resources (HR) staff members have participated in various trainings offered by CalHR, including "Best Hiring Practice." Education stated that it will continue to provide training opportunities to appropriate HR staff as courses become available through CalHR.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Resolved

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