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17:28 ET

Comisión aborda las obras de construcción en California donde se comete robo de salarios y los trabajadores están en riesgo

La Labor Enforcement Task Force (Comisión del Trabajo, LETF), un equipo interagencial de inspectores, participó ayer en el operativo...

14:37 ET

Task Force Targets California Construction Sites that Commit Wage Theft, Put Workers at Risk

The Labor Enforcement Task Force (LETF), a multi-agency team of inspectors, yesterday participated in Operation Underground, a statewide...

Aug 25, 2014, 16:24 ET

California Department of Industrial Relations Honors Labor Rights Week, Signs Alliance Promoting Worker Safety and Health

The California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) joined the United States Department of Labor today to launch this year's Labor Rights Week...

Aug 20, 2014, 09:07 ET

Agencia del Trabajo coordina acción interagencial para combatir la economía informal

La economía informal afecta a todos los californianos. Si bien su impacto real es difícil de medir, sus efectos son costosos y evidentes....

Aug 19, 2014, 19:38 ET

Labor Agency Coordinates Interagency Action on the Underground Economy

 The underground economy affects all Californians. While the actual impact is difficult to measure, the effects are costly and evident....

Jul 02, 2014, 14:47 ET

Programa de Seguridad Alternativa de California libera $7,500 millones en capital circulante para empresas

La directora del Departamento de Relaciones Industriales, Christine Baker, aprobó hoy la implementación del Programa de Seguridad...

Jul 02, 2014, 11:00 ET

California's Alternative Security Program Frees $7.5 Billion in Working Capital for Businesses

 Department of Industrial Relations Director Christine Baker today approved the implementation of the 2014/15 Alternative Security Program...

Apr 30, 2014, 20:49 ET

La Comisionada del Trabajo de California anuncia la campaña "El robo de sueldo es un crimen" en todo el estado

 Julie A. Su, Comisionada del Trabajo de California, anuncia el comienzo de una campaña multilingüe en todo el estado acerca del robo...

Apr 30, 2014, 14:34 ET

California Labor Commissioner Announces Statewide "Wage Theft is a Crime" Campaign

 California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su announces the start of a statewide, multilingual campaign about wage theft to educate workers and...

Mar 20, 2014, 19:26 ET

Se devuelve cifra récord de $17.7 millones en salarios impagos a trabajadores de proyectos de obras públicas en 2013

La Comisionada de Trabajo de California Julie A. Su anunció que en 2013, más de 10,000 trabajadores de todo el estado recibieron cheques...

Mar 20, 2014, 14:40 ET

Record $17.7 Million in Unpaid Wages Returned to Workers on Public Works Projects in 2013

 California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su announced that in 2013, over 10,000 workers statewide received checks which returned a cumulative...

Feb 27, 2014, 23:23 ET

La Comisionada de Trabajo de California anuncia sistema en línea para presentar solicitudes de Contratistas de Trabajo Agrícola

 La Oficina del Comisionado de Trabajo del Departamento de Relaciones Industriales (DIR) se complace en anunciar que las solicitudes de...

Feb 27, 2014, 16:32 ET

California Labor Commissioner Announces On-Line System for Submitting Farm Labor Contractor Applications

 The Department of Industrial Relations' (DIR) Labor Commissioner's Office is pleased to announce that Farm Labor Contractor (FLC) applications...

Sep 03, 2013, 23:20 ET

El DIR lanza grupo de trabajo sobre cumplimiento de normas de techado

El Departamento de Relaciones Industriales (DIR por sus siglas en inglés) hoy lanza oficialmente el Roofing Compliance Working Group (Grupo de...

Sep 03, 2013, 15:27 ET

DIR Launches Roofing Compliance Working Group

The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) today officially launches the Roofing Compliance Working Group to enforce safety and labor law...

Jul 18, 2013, 13:53 ET

California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su honored as top labor and employment lawyer

California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su has again been recognized by the Daily Journal as one of the Top 75 Labor and Employment Attorneys in...

Jul 10, 2013, 19:03 ET

California's Alternative Security Program puts $7.7 Billion in capital back into businesses

Christine Baker, director of the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR), today approved the implementation of the 2013/14 Alternative Security...

Jul 03, 2013, 18:49 ET

High Heat Advisory: Cal/OSHA Cautions Employers of Increased Risks as Heat Wave Continues in Central Valley, Southern California

 Cal/OSHA advises employers that continued vigilance is essential as the extended heat wave continues with brutal temperatures forecast through...

Jun 28, 2013, 18:49 ET

High Heat Advisory: Cal/OSHA Stresses Importance of Taking Precautions to Prevent Heat Illnesses

Cal/OSHA reminds all employers with outdoor workers to protect their employees as temperatures are expected to reach record levels, rising to the...

Jun 27, 2013, 15:37 ET

Cal/OSHA Cites Employers for Worker's Death in Confined Space

 Cal/OSHA cited Artesia-based Express Chipping, Inc. following the death of a 40-year-old worker who was chipping concrete inside a cement...