Report I2022-1 Recommendation 1 Responses

Report I2022-1: Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Inexcusable Neglect of Duty, Inefficiency, Improper Payments, Misuse of State Resources, Attendance Abuse, and Improper Hiring (Release Date: May 2022)

Case Number I2020-0180

Recommendation #1 To: Developmental Services, Department of

The Department of Developmental Services (Developmental Services) should create written procedures to ensure compliance with the FLSA and include instructions specific to submission of the renewal application to the U.S. Department of Labor. The procedures should also include instructions for the required corrective actions related to retroactive payments when errors are identified.

Agency Response From April 2022

Developmental Services reported in April 2022 that it has drafted an administrative policy to comply with this recommendation. The policy includes instructions for submitting the application to the federal Department of Labor, instructions for how to address payroll errors, and requirements for training to employees responsible for submission of the renewal application.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in I2022-1