Category: In The News

On March 27th, 2019

In The News - California state agency director wrongly helped hire and promote her daughter, audit says

Excerpt - A former state government administrator allegedly engaged in “gross misconduct” by using the influence of her position to circumvent California’s civil service employment process in hiring and promoting her daughter, according to a state auditor’s report sent Tuesday to Gov. Gavin Newsom. The full article can be read here:

On March 27th, 2019

In The News - California department head audited for nepotism, whistleblower retaliation

Excerpt - Although the audit keeps the department and identities confidential, the timeline within the report coincides with the abrupt departure of Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) Director Christine Baker, who retired around the time a draft copy of the audit was made available. The full story can be found here:

On March 26th, 2019

In The News - Nepotism investigation finds state executive got her daughter a job

Excerpt - A former California state government executive under investigation for alleged nepotism sought to undermine a state audit and helped her daughter win promotions that violated state civil service rules, according to a report released Tuesday. The report from State Auditor Elaine Howle does not name the department or identify the director who got […]

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