Report 2009-608 Recommendation 4 Responses

Report 2009-608: High Risk Update—State Overtime Costs: A Variety of Factors Resulted in Significant Overtime Costs at the Departments of Mental Health and Developmental Services (Release Date: October 2009)

Recommendation #4 To: Developmental Services, Department of

To ensure that the State is maximizing the use of funds spent on patients and consumers, Mental Health and Developmental Services should encourage Personnel Administration to resist the inclusion of provisions in agreements that permit any type of leave to be counted as time worked for the purpose of computing overtime compensation.

1-Year Agency Response

As discussed in Mental Healths response to recommendation 5, Personnel Administration reached agreements with the bargaining units and the calculation of overtime will be based on the California Government Code, Section 19844.1 with the one exception noted in the response to recommendation 5. (2011-406, p. 144)

  • Response Date: October 2010

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2009-608

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.