The City and County of Denver & # 39 ;s Department of Finance failed to implement several recommendations on its worker compensation program made by an audit team in 2018, according to an audit released Thursday.
In the report, Denver City Auditor Tim O & # 39; Brien noted that five out of 15 recommendations to reduce the risks associated with the city's workers' compensation program were implemented after the October 2018 audit.
According to the auditor, the city failed to properly take out workers with compensation benefits, resulting in a 10% underestimation of total labor costs.
The report also states that the Workers 'Companion Program does not have a formal strategic plan, that its risk management information system does not support its current business practice, and that the program did not adequately obtain and review suppliers' reports on service organization controls.
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