A California Department of Motor Vehicles data manager routinely slept at work, costing taxpayers $ 40,000 in abused time, and their superiors failed to discipline them, according to a new government audit.
California State Auditor Investigations for Inappropriate Activities As the US Federal State Agency Report and the Federal Office of Labor did not state, she did not say where she worked.
But she found out she had abused more than 2200 hours of work as a result of sleeping. failed to take disciplinary or medical action after "initial efforts to address their behavior were unsuccessful."
The report comes as the DMV, among the most frustrating and hated state agencies, by state employees for longer waiting periods for services such as renewal of driver's license renewal and automatic registration. The DMV is open on Saturdays to help with backlogs, and state legislators have called for a detailed audit of the agency.
The DMV was not the only state agency impaled in the auditor's report this week. Among others:
- A Kern Valley State Prison employee regularly left work for up to 45 minutes for two years, costing taxpayers $ 9,000 for 31
- Two employees at California State University, Fresno, took extended breaks or left the campus without considering their time over four years and cost the taxpayer $ 111,000 for more than 5,100 working hours that were not carried out
- California Department of Forestry and Fire Safety (CAL FIRE) abused state resources and violated its lease by building an unauthorized tiki bar on state property with on-duty personnel under its command.