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Jul 01, 2015, 19:13 ET

Entra en vigor hoy la ley de California para permiso por enfermedad pagado

 La Comisionada Laboral Julie  A. Su recuerda a los empleadores que a partir de hoy entra en vigor la ley estatal que otorga permiso de...

Jul 01, 2015, 18:59 ET

Cal/OSHA emite advertencia de calor intenso para el Valle de Sacramento, Norte de California, a medida que las temperaturas aumentan

Cal/OSHA está urgiendo a todos los empleadores, especialmente en el Valle de Sacramento y en las bajas colinas contiguas, proteger a sus...

Jul 01, 2015, 15:37 ET

California Paid Sick Leave Law Goes into Effect Today

California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su reminds employers that California's paid sick leave law goes into effect today. "With California's new...

Jul 01, 2015, 13:42 ET

Cal/OSHA Issues High Heat Advisory for Sacramento Valley, Northern California as Temperatures Rise

Cal/OSHA is urging all employers, particularly those in the Sacramento Valley and adjacent foothills, to protect their outdoor workers from heat...

Jun 30, 2015, 11:30 ET

New Cal/OSHA Educational Materials for Workers and Employers Now Available Online

 Cal/OSHA released two new fact sheets this month that expand upon resources available to the public. Health & Safety Rights: Facts for...

Jun 23, 2015, 21:15 ET

Senate Unanimously Confirms Juliann Sum as Chief of Cal/OSHA, Art Carter as Chair of OSH Appeals Board

 The California Senate voted unanimously Monday to confirm Juliann Sum as Chief of the Department of Industrial Relation's Division of...

Jun 16, 2015, 20:38 ET

Cal/OSHA Issues High Heat Advisory as Temperatures Rise across the State

 Cal/OSHA is advising all employers to protect their outdoor workers from the risks associated with heat illness. Through next Monday,...

Jun 15, 2015, 15:33 ET

Cal/OSHA encuentra culpable al empleador en la caída de un limpiador de ventanas

Luego de una investigación acerca de la caída de un limpiador de ventanas desde una altura de once pisos desde la azotea de un edificio...

May 22, 2015, 18:33 ET

DIR, CDPH Awarded NIOSH Grant for Workplace Injury and Illness Data Project

 The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) were this week awarded a grant of nearly...

May 20, 2015, 16:30 ET

Cal/OSHA Finds Employer at Fault in Window Washer's Fall

Following an investigation into a window washer's eleven-story fall from the roof of a San Francisco building, Cal/OSHA today cited Century Window...

May 19, 2015, 16:42 ET

Cal/OSHA cita a dos compañías por falta de protecciones que resultaron en amputación accidental

Cal/OSHA emitió el lunes citaciones por un total de $90,935 contra C.C. Myers, Inc. y $7,200 contra Terry Equipment, Inc. tras un accidente en...

May 13, 2015, 17:14 ET

Cal/OSHA Cites Two Companies for Lack of Safeguards Resulting in Accidental Amputation

Cal/OSHA on Monday issued citations totaling $90,935 to C.C. Myers, Inc. and $7,200 to Terry Equipment, Inc. following an accident in which an...

May 08, 2015, 14:07 ET

El programa "Return to Work" (regreso al trabajo) de SB 863 ofrece pagos suplementarios para trabajadores lesionados

El Departamento de Relaciones Industriales (DIR) lanza el día de hoy el Programa de Suplemento "Return to Work" (regreso al trabajo) para...

Apr 13, 2015, 15:45 ET

El DIR emite informe de estado sobre la Supervisión Regulatoria de la Gestión de Seguridad de Procesos para las refinerías petroleras de California

Christine Baker, directora del Departamento de Relaciones Industriales (DIR), ha presentado un informe de estado exigido por ley sobre la...

Apr 13, 2015, 15:24 ET

SB 863 Return-to-Work Program Offers Supplemental Payments for Injured Workers

The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) today launches the Return-to-Work Supplement Program for injured workers.  This fund –...

Apr 06, 2015, 12:43 ET

DIR Releases Status Report on Process Safety Management Regulatory Oversight of California's Petroleum Refineries

Christine Baker, Director of the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR), has submitted a legislatively-mandated status report on DIR and...

Apr 01, 2015, 20:07 ET

Cal/OSHA exhorta a los empleadores de trabajadores que laboran al aire libre a preparase ya para la temporada de calor

Cal/OSHA exhorta a los empleadores con trabajadores que laboran al aire libre a prepararse ya para las altas temperaturas ambientales. Según...

Mar 30, 2015, 18:04 ET

Cal/OSHA Urges Employers with Outdoor Workers to Prepare for Heat Season Now

 Cal/OSHA is urging employers with outdoor workers to prepare for high heat now. According to the National Climatic Data Center, 2014 was the...

Mar 30, 2015, 16:49 ET

Comisionada de Trabajo multa panadería por más de $185,000 por robo de sueldo

La Comisionada del Trabajo de California, Julie A. Su, aplicó una multa a una empresa mayorista con sede en Vista que vende sus galletitas...

Mar 20, 2015, 11:30 ET

Labor Commissioner Cites Wholesale Bakery over $185,000 for Wage Theft Violations

California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su cited a Vista-based wholesaler that sells its gourmet cookies to Whole Foods and gourmet grocery stores...