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Jul 30, 2015, 16:52 ET

DIR, Labor Commissioner's Office Launch Online Course for Studio Teachers in Entertainment Industry

The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) and its Labor Commissioner's Office launched an online course for studio teachers who are responsible...

Jul 24, 2015, 16:21 ET

Informe sobre reformas de compensación de trabajadores muestra aumentos de beneficios para trabajadores lesionados y costos reducidos para empleadores

El Departamento de Relaciones Industriales (DIR) y su División de Compensación de Trabajadores (DWC) han publicado un nuevo informe del...

Jul 23, 2015, 11:00 ET

Report on Workers' Comp Reforms Shows Benefit Increases for Injured Workers, Reduced Costs to Employers

The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) and its Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC) have posted a new report on progress implementing...

Jul 15, 2015, 15:25 ET

Cal/OSHA Cites Construction Company in Fatal Steel Pipe Accident

Cal/OSHA cited a Bay Area company following an investigation into a fatal accident at a Petaluma construction site in April. A 28-year-old worker...

Jul 07, 2015, 15:04 ET

Juez de la Corte Superior aguarda la decisión de la Comisionada de Trabajo de que camionero fue clasificado erróneamente como contratista independiente

Un juez de la Corte Superior la semana pasada se puso de parte de la Oficina del Comisionado Laboral en que una empresa de transportes de Los...

Jul 07, 2015, 12:00 ET

Superior Court Judge Upholds Labor Commissioner's Decision That Truck Driver Was Misclassified as Independent Contractor

 A Superior Court judge last week sided with the Labor Commissioner's Office in finding that a Los Angeles trucking company misclassified an...

Jul 03, 2015, 14:28 ET

La comisionada laboral impone una multa de más de $180,000 a la cadena de supermercados El Super por robo de sueldo

Esta semana la comisionada laboral de California, Julie A. Su, emitió una citación para la cadena de supermercados El Super, con sede en...

Jul 03, 2015, 08:00 ET

Labor Commissioner Cites Grocery Chain El Super More Than $180,000 for Wage Theft Violations

 California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su this week cited Paramount-based El Super grocery store chain for multiple wage theft violations,...

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...