State of California Department of Industrial Relations

State of California Department of Industrial Relations The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) was established to improve working conditions in CA

It pays to be safe. If an employer does not follow Cal/OSHA’s workplace safety and health regulations, workers can file ...
12/05/2023

It pays to be safe. If an employer does not follow Cal/OSHA’s workplace safety and health regulations, workers can file a complaint. The employer will have to fix unsafe conditions and may be issued a citation with a monetary penalty. Learn more at https://www.dir.ca.gov/dosh/Complaint.htm and by following 20 days of workplace facts

12/04/2023

Wage theft is a crime. If workers are not paid properly, they can file a claim with the Labor Commissioner’s Office to win back the money they are owed by their employer.

Learn more at www.wagetheftisacrime.com and by following 20 days of workplace facts

12/01/2023

Look forward to 20 days of workplace facts from DIR this December 4 through 29. Learn about workplace safety, labor laws, apprenticeship and more!

If you think an injury or illness is work-related, seek medical care and tell your employer you need to file a workers’ ...
11/30/2023

If you think an injury or illness is work-related, seek medical care and tell your employer you need to file a workers’ compensation claim. Learn more at our monthly workshops https://www.dir.ca.gov/dwc/Workshop/Workshop_English.htm

Si cree que una lesión o enfermedad está relacionada con el trabajo, busca atención médica y dígale a tu empleador que necesitas presentar un reclamo de compensación de trabajadores. Conozca más en uno de nuestros talleres mensuales https://www.dir.ca.gov/dwc/Workshop/Workshop_Spanish.htm

DIR offices will be closed Thursday November 23 and Friday November 24 for Thanksgiving. Have a safe and enjoyable holid...
11/22/2023

DIR offices will be closed Thursday November 23 and Friday November 24 for Thanksgiving. Have a safe and enjoyable holiday. Here’s a list of California state holidays:

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DWC Issues Notice of Second 15-Day Public Comment Period for QME Process Regulations
11/21/2023

DWC Issues Notice of Second 15-Day Public Comment Period for QME Process Regulations

State of California

Application deadline extended:The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) is conducting a nationwide sear...
11/17/2023

Application deadline extended:
The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) is conducting a nationwide search to find a mission-driven Executive Officer to lead its team. OSHSB drafts and adopts workplace safety and health regulations that protect over 19-million Californians.

Learn more, share with your networks and apply by November 30

https://lnkd.in/dePr9bY5

It’s the 9th annual National Apprenticeship Week (NAW). For the U.S. Department of Labor, Acting Secretary of Labor Juli...
11/15/2023

It’s the 9th annual National Apprenticeship Week (NAW). For the U.S. Department of Labor, Acting Secretary of Labor Julie Su launches this week of recognition that focuses on how registered apprenticeships create careers for all.

https://www.apprenticeship.gov/national-apprenticeship-week .

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The California Apprenticeship Initiative (CAI) Grant is now open and aims to create new and innovative apprenticeship op...
11/09/2023

The California Apprenticeship Initiative (CAI) Grant is now open and aims to create new and innovative apprenticeship opportunities in priority and emerging sectors.

Learn more about who can apply for the Grant on the DAS Blog

The application deadline is January 15, 2024

https://www.dir.ca.gov/DAS/e-News/2023/Funding-Announcement.html

At DIR, we have careers for all in many fields. Our team works together and with workers, employers and communities arou...
11/08/2023

At DIR, we have careers for all in many fields. Our team works together and with workers, employers and communities around the state to make workplaces safer. Learn more and join our team

www.dir.ca.gov/jobs

Division of Workers’ Compensation Announces 2024 Profile Audit Review and Full Compliance Audit Performance
11/07/2023

Division of Workers’ Compensation Announces 2024 Profile Audit Review and Full Compliance Audit Performance

State of California

The COVID-19 Prevention Non-Emergency Regulations are still in effect at workplaces in California.Cal/OSHA’s fact sheet ...
11/07/2023

The COVID-19 Prevention Non-Emergency Regulations are still in effect at workplaces in California.

Cal/OSHA’s fact sheet explains what to expect from employers to prevent exposure and what to do when workers have symptoms

tinyurl.com/CalOSHACOVIDfactsheet

If wildfire smoke might make the air unhealthy at your work, employers must take steps to protect workers.Learn more fro...
11/06/2023

If wildfire smoke might make the air unhealthy at your work, employers must take steps to protect workers.

Learn more from Cal/OSHA
www.WildfireSmokeCalifornia.org

The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) is conducting a nationwide search to find a mission-driven Ex...
11/03/2023

The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) is conducting a nationwide search to find a mission-driven Executive Officer to lead its team.

OSHSB drafts and adopts nation-leading workplace safety and health regulations that protect over 19-million Californians.

Learn more, share with your networks and apply by November 16 https://www.dir.ca.gov/oshsb/Executive-Officer.html

It’s easy to see that Registered Apprenticeships create excellent job opportunities for people to have great careers in ...
11/03/2023

It’s easy to see that Registered Apprenticeships create excellent job opportunities for people to have great careers in different occupations. Read all about it in DIR’s Apprenticeship E-News blog with stories from apprentices, educators and more
https://bit.ly/3tYNDfh

National Apprenticeship Week is next week. This nationwide event each year highlights the successes of Registered Appren...
11/02/2023

National Apprenticeship Week is next week. This nationwide event each year highlights the successes of Registered Apprenticeships with creating great careers. Watch this informational webinar from the U.S Department of Labor to learn about how to get involved with

National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) is a nationwide celebration where employers, industry associations, labor organizations, community-based organizations, wo...

November is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Awareness Month.The 2023 theme for   on November 15 is “Breathi...
11/01/2023

November is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Awareness Month.

The 2023 theme for on November 15 is “Breathing is Life - Act Earlier" to highlight the importance of early lung health, early diagnosis and early interventions.

To keep workers safe, Cal/OSHA has materials and resources on respiratory protection at work for different industries:

https://www.dir.ca.gov/dosh/puborder.asp

It is not too late to keep honoring Disability Employment Awareness Month. Great companies and organizations are built o...
10/31/2023

It is not too late to keep honoring Disability Employment Awareness Month. Great companies and organizations are built on diversity to have opportunities for all people. Together, we can raise awareness and normalize workplace inclusion.

https://www.dol.gov/agencies/odep/initiatives/ndeam

It is still   which means you can take steps to be safer online. 4 simple ways to keep your online information more secu...
10/30/2023

It is still which means you can take steps to be safer online.

4 simple ways to keep your online information more secure:

1. Use strong passwords and download a password manager

2. Turn on multifactor authentication

3. Recognize and report phishing

4. Update your software



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Únete a la Comisionada Laboral CA Labor Commissioner para la conferencia anual Visión y Compromiso que promueve la salud...
10/27/2023

Únete a la Comisionada Laboral CA Labor Commissioner para la conferencia anual Visión y Compromiso que promueve la salud de los trabajadores y la comunidad. La conferencia es en español con interpretación simultánea en inglés. Inscríbete hoy. La inscripción requiere una tarifa.

https://www.vycconference.org/?lang=es

Join the Labor Commissioner at the annual Visión y Compromiso conference that promotes worker and community health. The conference is in Spanish with simultaneous interpretation in English. The registration requires a fee.

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is recognizing October as the 20th annual  . The theme this ye...
10/26/2023

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is recognizing October as the 20th annual . The theme this year is Secure Our World. Read more on what you can do at home and work to protect your information online

https://www.cisa.gov/secure-our-world

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is recognizing October as the 20th annual  . The theme this ye...
10/26/2023

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is recognizing October as the 20th annual . The theme this year is Secure Our World. Read more on what you can do at home and work to protect your information online
https://www.cisa.gov/secure-our-world

This multifaceted collaboration exemplifies the importance of united efforts in the creation and advancement of innovati...
10/25/2023

This multifaceted collaboration exemplifies the importance of united efforts in the creation and advancement of innovative registered apprenticeships to address the needs of the current workforce and create the jobs of the future, read more about it on our blog www.dir.ca.gov/DASblog California Workforce Association

‘How Can Workers Make Sure They’re Treated Fairly in the Workplace?’ If you missed this event last week hosted by   and ...
10/24/2023

‘How Can Workers Make Sure They’re Treated Fairly in the Workplace?’

If you missed this event last week hosted by and with participants from and more, read all about it here

California workers’ rights are bolstered by some of the country’s strongest labor legislation, mandating higher minimum wages in many sectors, increased

Learn about National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) in this video from U.S. Department of LaborThe theme ...
10/23/2023

Learn about National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) in this video from U.S. Department of Labor

The theme this year is "Advancing Access and Equity" to highlight the benefits of inclusive employment policies and practices

https://youtu.be/e96nbW0ZiBY?si=LPYNVxx80j4xRF3O

Each October, during National Disability Employment Awareness Month, or “NDEAM,” we celebrate the contributions of workers with disabilities. Reflecting the ...

The COVID-19 Prevention Non-Emergency Regulations are still in effect at workplaces in California.Cal/OSHA’s fact sheet ...
10/20/2023

The COVID-19 Prevention Non-Emergency Regulations are still in effect at workplaces in California.

Cal/OSHA’s fact sheet explains what to expect from employers to keep workers safe from getting sick

tinyurl.com/CalOSHACOVIDfactsheet

Are you looking forward to National Apprenticeship Week in November?Don’t miss out on this panel discussion hosted by DI...
10/19/2023

Are you looking forward to National Apprenticeship Week in November?

Don’t miss out on this panel discussion hosted by DIR’s Division of Apprenticeship Standards with apprentices and educators to learn from early program models and hear updates about California’s Youth Apprenticeship Committee. Register today!

tinyurl.com/NAWWebinar

We are looking for a Chief of the Division of Apprenticeship Standards to lead the efforts for creating great careers in...
10/18/2023

We are looking for a Chief of the Division of Apprenticeship Standards to lead the efforts for creating great careers in California through apprenticeship. Join our team or share this with someone who is a good fit!



https://www.dir.ca.gov/DAS/Chief.html

Avanzando el Acceso y la Igualdad. El Mes Nacional de Concientización Sobre el Empleo de Personas con Discapacidades es ...
10/16/2023

Avanzando el Acceso y la Igualdad. El Mes Nacional de Concientización Sobre el Empleo de Personas con Discapacidades es una celebración de los 50 años de la Ley de Rehabilitación de 1973.



www.dol.gov/ODEP

At DIR, our team helps workers and employers with workplace safety, labor laws, workers’ compensation, apprenticeship an...
10/11/2023

At DIR, our team helps workers and employers with workplace safety, labor laws, workers’ compensation, apprenticeship and more. Interested in joining us? Learn more about starting your career with DIR

www.dir.ca.gov/dirjobs

October is National Ergonomics Month. We continue to focus on protecting workers from musculoskeletal disorders. Learn m...
10/10/2023

October is National Ergonomics Month. We continue to focus on protecting workers from musculoskeletal disorders. Learn more about how to work safely using ergonomics:

https://www.dir.ca.gov/dosh/dosh_publications/ComputerErgo.pdf

Observed annually in October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month celebrates the contributions of America’s w...
10/09/2023

Observed annually in October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month celebrates the contributions of America’s workers with disabilities past and present and showcases supportive, inclusive employment policies and practices. Read more from the U.S. Department of Labor

https://www.dol.gov/agencies/odep/initiatives/ndeam

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