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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...

Mar 05, 2015, 20:12 ET

California's Labor Enforcement Task Force Cracks Down on Underground Economy, Assessed $4.2 Million in Unpaid Wages

 California's Labor Enforcement Task Force (LETF) is cracking down on businesses violating laws designed to protect workers and California's...

Mar 03, 2015, 21:51 ET

Comisionada del Trabajo cita a negocios de autolavado de Los Ángeles más de $1.3 millones por robo de salarios

LOS ÁNGELES, 3 de marzo de 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- La semana pasada la Oficina de la Comisionada del Trabajo de California...

Mar 03, 2015, 17:47 ET

Labor Commissioner Cites Los Angeles Car Wash Businesses over $1.3 Million for Wage Theft

The California Labor Commissioner's Office last week cited car wash businesses in the Los Angeles area more than $1.3 million for wage theft...

Mar 03, 2015, 10:50 ET

Cal/OSHA anuncia campaña de concientización acerca de la seguridad para los techadores

 Cal/OSHA lanzó hoy una campaña de concientización acerca de la seguridad para los techadores, cuya incidencia de lesiones...

Mar 02, 2015, 18:14 ET

Cal/OSHA Announces Safety Awareness Campaign for Roofers

 Cal/OSHA today launched a safety awareness campaign for roofers, where the workplace incidence of serious injuries and fatalities is higher...

Dec 15, 2014, 12:15 ET
Paz Aquino, Conchita Almodovar and Zenitha Balino are three of 24 residential care workers in Fremont, CA who received payments for underpayment of wages and overtime with assistance from the California Department of Industrial Relations and the California Labor Commissioner

Labor Commissioner Distributes $329,000 in Back Pay to Bay Area Assisted Living Workers

Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su has obtained $329,000 in back wages for 24 employees of the Common Destiny Care Home assisted living facility in...

Dec 15, 2014, 12:15 ET

Comisionada del Trabajo reparte $329,000 en salarios atrasados a trabajadores de hogar de vida asistida de la región de Bay Area

 La Comisionada del Trabajo Julie A. Su ha obtenido $329,000 en salarios atrasados para 24 empleados del hogar de vida asistida Common Destiny...

Dec 03, 2014, 20:28 ET

El gobernador Brown nombra a Juliann Sum como jefa de Cal/OSHA

El gobernador Edmund G. Brown Jr. nombró hoy a Juliann Sum como jefa de la División de Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional de California...

Dec 03, 2014, 14:51 ET
Newly appointed Cal/OSHA Chief Juliann Sum with (pictured left to right) CA Department of Industrial Relations Director Christine Baker, CA Labor and Workforce Development Agency Secretary David Lanier, and Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. (PRNewsFoto/California Department of Industr)

Governor Brown Appoints Juliann Sum Cal/OSHA Chief

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today appointed Juliann Sum as Chief of the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA), building...

Nov 25, 2014, 19:40 ET

La Comisionada del Trabajo cita a diez restaurantes tipo buffet en el norte de California por $16 millones debido a robo salarial

La Comisionada del Trabajo en California, Julie A. Su, emitió citaciones por robo salarial que suman aproximadamente $16 millones en contra de...

Nov 25, 2014, 14:46 ET

Labor Commissioner Cites Ten Northern California Buffet Restaurants $16 Million for Wage Theft Violations

California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su has issued wage theft citations totaling approximately $16 million against ten Northern California buffet...

Nov 20, 2014, 12:30 ET

Cal/OSHA Cites Disney Construction for 2 Worker Fatalities: Faulty Equipment, Untrained Staff Caused Deaths at Job Site

 Cal/OSHA cited Disney Construction, Inc. of Burlingame $106,110 for serious violations following the May 30th deaths of two employees who fell...

Nov 20, 2014, 12:30 ET

Cal/OSHA emite una citación para Disney Construction por la muerte de 2 trabajadores: equipos defectuosos y personal no capacitado causan muertes en una obra

 Cal/OSHA emitió una citación para Disney Construction, Inc. de Burlingame y le impuso una multa de $106,110 por violaciones graves...