Report 2015-047 Recommendation 23 Responses

Report 2015-047: The State Bar of California: Its Lack of Transparency Has Undermined Its Communications With Decision Makers and Stakeholders (Release Date: May 2016)

Recommendation #23 To: Bar of California, State

To ensure that the compensation it provides its executives is reasonable, the State Bar should include in the comprehensive salary and benefits study that it plans to complete by October 2016 data for the salaries and benefits for comparable positions in the state government's executive branch.

6-Month Agency Response

The State Bar's contract with CPS HR Consulting was amended to reflect the inclusion of executive branch positions; the amendment has been submitted to the State Auditor.

  • Completion Date: May 2016
  • Response Date: November 2016

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Fully Implemented

In addition to the contract amendment, the State Bar provided an excerpt of its compensation salary and benefits study, which includes salaries and benefits for positions in the state government's executive branch.


60-Day Agency Response

The State Bar's contract with CPS HR Consulting, the contractor performing the classification and compensation analysis, has been amended to include executive branch salaries.

  • Completion Date: June 2016
  • Response Date: July 2016

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Pending

The State Bar plans to submit supporting documentation at its 6 month response.


All Recommendations in 2015-047

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.


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