Employee Suggestion Program - CalHR

​Employee Suggestion Program / Innovative Ideas at Work! 

The Employee Suggestion Program is a formal system for rewarding employees who submit ideas that reduce or eliminate State expenditures or improve the safety or operation of State government. Thousands of suggestions have been adopted since the program began in 1950, resulting in millions of dollars in savings to the State. Participation in the program is easy and the awards range from $50 to $50,000. 

 

Eligible suggestions are those that do one or more of the following:

  • Improve State operations
  • Increase revenues

  • Eliminate safety hazards

  • Improve procedures 

 

Making a suggestion

 

If you need more help or would like to submit a suggestion, please contact your departmental Merit Award Administrator.  

The Merit Award Board

Forms

For Employees/Suggestions

 
For Evaluators

Resources

For Suggesters:

 

For Merit Award Administrators

 

For Evaluators


Updated 1/24/2013