Report I2022-1 Recommendation 2 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 #2 To: Developmental Services, Department of

Developmental Services should provide formal training pertaining to compliance with applicable sections of the FLSA to all employees responsible for the wage program and submission of the renewal application, including supervisors and management. The training should include how to develop prevailing wage surveys, time studies, and wage rates, and how to maintain proper recordkeeping.

Agency Response From April 2022

Developmental Services reported in April 2022 that staff completed the following training in February and March 2022:

- DOL Guidelines and Information - Wage & Hour Division for Subminimum Wage

- DOL Training for time study schedules, payroll recording, DOL Probationary Status, & Fact Sheets

- DOL Training for payroll recording and inputting in 4DATA

- DOL Training for conducting and recording a time study

- DOL Training for completing a vocational assessment

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in I2022-1