Report I2017-2 Recommendation 3 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 #3 To: Atascadero State Hospital
State Hospitals should take appropriate corrective actions to address the failures of the shift lead and the supervisor and to ensure they fulfill their responsibilities for recognizing and addressing attendance abuse.
Agency Response From May 2018
After consulting with its legal, labor relations, and human resources departments, State Hospitals decided that providing training to the supervisor and the shift lead regarding its attendance and timekeeping policies was the appropriate corrective action. It provided the training to them in April 2018.
California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented
Agency Response From December 2017
State Hospitals reported that its implementation of this recommendation was pending due to the psychiatric technician's extended medical leave.
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 the appropriate administrative, corrective, and/or disciplinary action to take against the supervisor and shift lead. It also stated that it would provide training to them regarding attendance and timekeeping policies and procedures as well as proper use of state resources.