Report I2017-2 Recommendation 4 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 I2016-0604

Recommendation #4 To: Water Resources, Department of

The Department of Water Resources (Water Resources) should ensure the administrative supervisor starts accounting for partial-day absences in accordance with her classification as a nonexempt employee.

Agency Response From October 2017

Water Resources reported that during the course of the investigation in December 2016 it instructed the supervisor and her manager regarding the requirement to charge leave for partial-day absences. Water Resources reported that from December 2016 through September 2017 the supervisor has used 54 hours of leave for 21 partial-day absences.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

Agency Response From August 2017

Water Resources reported that it directed the supervisor to begin accounting for her partial-day absences and has informed her management of the requirement as well.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Partially Implemented

All Recommendations in I2017-2