An audit by the State Personnel Board found that almost 1-in-5 employees of the former Board of Equalization had a relative somewhere in the organization. The agency and the department that was created to take over most of its work are sorting out whether they still have improper relationships among coworkers.
An audit by the State Personnel Board found that almost 1-in-5 employees of the former Board of Equalization had a relative somewhere in the organization. The agency and the department that was created to take over most of its work are sorting out whether they still have improper relationships among coworkers. Sacramento Bee file photo, 2014.
An audit by the State Personnel Board found that almost 1-in-5 employees of the former Board of Equalization had a relative somewhere in the organization. The agency and the department that was created to take over most of its work are sorting out whether they still have improper relationships among coworkers. Sacramento Bee file photo, 2014.

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