DIR Studying Impact of Domestic Workers Bill of Rights
OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) is seeking input from personal attendants on the Domestic Worker Bill of Rights.
Telephone surveys are planned to hear directly from those workers who help a child, older person, or person with physical, intellectual or developmental disabilities with daily activities. Personal attendants are encouraged to call (855) 264-3468 toll free before February 12 to learn more about how they can participate and share their experiences.
The survey sessions are taking place in multiple languages and will inform research about how AB 241, the Domestic Worker Bill of Rights, has affected personal attendants in California. This research is being carried out with the Labor Occupational Health Program at UC Berkeley.
Members of the public are encouraged to subscribe to get email alerts on DIR's press releases or other departmental updates.
The California Department of Industrial Relations, established in 1927, protects and improves the health, safety, and economic well-being of over 18 million wage earners, and helps their employers comply with state labor laws. DIR is housed within the Labor & Workforce Development Agency. For general inquiries, contact DIR's Communications Call Center at 844-LABOR-DIR (844-522-6734) for help in locating the appropriate division or program in our department.
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SOURCE California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR)