Report I2017-2 Recommendation 2 Responses

Report I2017-2: Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Inaccurate Attendance Records, Violation of State Laws, and Misuse of State Resources (Release Date: October 2017)

Case Number I2015-0959

Recommendation #2 To: Atascadero State Hospital

State Hospitals should take steps to recoup the $7,540 of overtime pay from the psychiatric technician.

Agency Response From May 2018

State Hospitals deducted $7,540 from the psychiatric technician's payment when he cashed out his remaining balance of leave hours at retirement.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

Agency Response From December 2017

State Hospitals reported that the psychiatric technician is out on extended medical leave and that he may not return to work at all, which has limited its ability to recoup the funds.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending

Agency Response From August 2017

State Hospitals stated that it would consult its legal, labor relations, and human resources departments to determine appropriate action to collect the overpayment of overtime pay. It also stated that after obtaining records to support the overpayment, it would commence appropriate collection actions with the State Controller's Office.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending

All Recommendations in I2017-2