OAKLAND, Calif., June 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) reminds currently registered public works contractors that registration renewal for the 2017/2018 fiscal year is due by June 30.
Contractors must be registered with DIR before bidding, being awarded, or performing work on public works projects in California. Registered contractors who fail to renew by June 30 but continue working on public works after that date may be subject to late fees and potential penalties.
DIR has extensive information regarding public works requirements on its public works website, including instructions for contractors on how to renew their public works registration.
DIR 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's Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE), also known as the Labor Commissioner's Office, enforces prevailing wage rates and apprenticeship standards in public works projects, inspects workplaces for wage and hour violations, adjudicates wage claims, investigates retaliation complaints, issues licenses and registrations for businesses and educates the public on labor laws.
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. Non-media inquiries can contact DIR's Communications Call Center at 1-844-LABOR-DIR (1-844-522-6734) for help in locating the appropriate division or program in our department.
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SOURCE California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR)