State Controller John Chaing was quick to produce a website documenting nearly 600,000 public employees pay. But now it looks like that website is going un-checked, and the numbers being published may be inaccurate or distorted.

That’s the case for Daryl Grigsby, Pomona’s Pubic Works Director.

According to the state’s website, his salary is nearly $100,000 more than he actually makes per year.

In his case, the salary the State Controller’s office received was based upon his predecessor’s final year salary, which was spiked with paid time off. 

But there haven’t yet been corrections made, and the inaccurate data remains subject to public ridicule. 

From the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin: 

No good deed goes unpunished.

When state Controller John Chiang in October unveiled a website listing salary, pension benefits and other compensation for more than 594,000 city and county employees throughout the state, his main objective was to “help taxpayers scrutinize local government compensation and force public officials to account for how they spend public resources.”

But for some public employees such as Daryl Grigsby, the controller’s quest for accountability created nothing but headaches – his salary is $100,000 less than what was reported for his position on the website.

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