Rule change helped thief return to state of California payroll
Two questions removed from most civil service job applications three years ago allowed an embezzler to return to state government work after she went to prison for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from another agency. - The Sacramento Bee
States Overhaul Civil Service Rules
State civil service rules originated a century ago to prevent incoming governors from replacing state workers with their political supporters. Now a handful of governors are working to change those rules, saying they make it difficult to hire and retain the right employees and to fire anyone -- even the worst underperformers. - Stateline
Audits: State workers didn't go extra mile - only got paid for it
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Two state audits released Wednesday urged the Department of Public Instruction and the Department of Insurance to seek repayment from employees who obtained improper mileage reimbursements. - WRAL
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