Report I2022-1 Recommendation 8 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 I2019-0204

Recommendation #8 To: Parks and Recreation, Department of

State Parks should provide training to all relevant staff about the confidential nature of the State Auditor's work specific to whistleblower investigations.

Agency Response From July 2022

State Parks reported that it notified all employees in June 2022 of the new training requirement about the Whistleblower Protection Act. All employees are required to complete the training by July 31, 2022.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

Agency Response From May 2022

State Parks reported that the training has been developed and they are developing a plan to communicate the information with staff.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Partially Implemented

All Recommendations in I2022-1