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  • December 31, 1997 - IR#97-65
    Labor Commissioner finds violations at Koreatown restaurant
  • December 31, 1997 - IR#97-64
    Labor Commissioner collects and pays $761,887 in wages due Southern California aviation employees
  • December 29, 1997 - IR#97-63
    The "year of the three-day weekend" may be upon us -- flexibility awaits many California workers on January 1
  • December 23, 1997 - IR#97-62
    D.I.R. donates clothing to Bay Area organizations aiding families in need.
  • December 22, 1997 - IR#97-61
    Media Advisory
  • December 17, 1997 - IR#97-60
    D.I.R. donates clothing to organizations aiding families in need.
  • December 16, 1997 - IR#97-59
    D.I.R. intervenes on Behalf of Workers' Compensation Claimants in Montgomery-Wards Bankruptcy
  • December 16, 1997 - IR#97-58
    D.I.R. makes substantial contribution of clothing to several non-profit organizations in Los Angeles and Orange counties
  • November 26, 1997 - IR#97-57
    Personal Assets of El Monte Slavery Perpetrators Produce More Back Wages For Employees
  • November 5, 1997 - IR#97-56
    Commission's Summit to Discuss RAND Permanent Disability Report
  • October 31, 1997 - IR#97-55
    Occupational Safety & Health Appeals Board Receives High Marks
  • October 28, 1997 - IR#97-54
    Cal/OSHA Cites Metro Rail Contractor After Investigation of Fatal Incident
  • October 16, 1997 - IR#97-53
    Cal/OSHA Awards Aerojet with Cal/STAR Rating for Safety
  • October 9, 1997 - IR#97-52
    Governor Wilson Scores Home Run With DIR
  • September 13, 1997 - IR#97-51
    State Mediators Win Praise Guiding BART Negotiations
  • September 3, 1997 - IR#97-50
    New Phone System Assists With Questions on California's Labor Law In Multiple Languages
  • September 3, 1997 - IR#97-49
    Labor Commissioner To Reopen Downtown L.A. Office
  • August 29, 1997 - IR#97-48
    Labor Day Message From the Acting Director
  • August 29, 1997 - IR#97-47
    Minimum Wage Increases to $5.15 per hour Starting on Labor Day
  • August 26, 1997 - IR#97-46
    New Law Streamlines HCO Regulations
  • August 19, 1997 - IR#97-45
    Commission To Host Conference on California Workers' Compensation Permanent Disability
  • August 19, 1997 - IR#97-44
    DWC Certifies Tenth HCO
  • August 11, 1997 - IR#97-43
    Labor Commissioner Desires Regulations to Enhance Education of Young Actors
  • July 30, 1997 - IR#97-42
    IMC to Sponsor Physician Conference on Workers' Compensation
  • August 6, 1997 - IR#97-41
    IMC Promulgates Guideline for Medical Treatment of Low Back Injuries
  • July 25, 1997 - IR#97-40
    Cal/OSHA Appeals Board Revised Regulations
  • July 18, 1997 - IR#97-39
    Labor Commissioner Targets Industrial Homework
  • July 18, 1997 - IR#97-38
    Public Works Contractor Debarred By DIR
  • July 10, 1997 - IR#97-37
    Cal/OSHA Issues 20 Citations in Tosco Accident
  • July 11, 1997 - IR#97-36
    MEDIA ADVISORY - Cal/OSHA to Issue Citations on Tosco Refinery Accident
  • July 14, 1997 - IR#97-35
    California's Ergonomic Regulation Effective July 3
  • July 01, 1997 - IR#97-34
    Board of Investigation to Meet on BART Labor Dispute
  • June 20, 1997 - IR#97-33
    Flexible Work Week Rules Upheld by Court
  • June 3, 1997 - IR#97-32
    Court Rules In Favor Of Industrial Welfare Commission
  • June 3, 1997 - IR#97-31
    Ergonomic Regulation Gains OAL Approval - Filed With Secretary of State
  • June 2, 1997 - IR#97-30
    DIR To Appeal Sacramento Superior Court's Prevailing Wage Decision
  • June 2, 1997 - IR#97-29
    TIPP's Fourth Annual Report Shows Progress in Garment, Agricultural Industries
  • May 13, 1997 - IR#97-28
    Obayashi OSHA Recordkeeping Citation
  • May 9, 1997 - IR#97-27
    Prevailing Wage Decision To Be Appealed To Supreme Court
  • May 9, 1997 - IR#97-26
    Lloyd W. Aubry, Jr. To Leave Director's Post
  • May 6, 1997 - IR#97-25
    Cal/OSHA Cites Metro Rail Contractor After Investigation of Fatal Incident
  • April 18, 1997 - IR#97-24
    New Overtime Rule To Go Into Effect January 1, 1998
  • April 17, 1997 - IR#97-23
    Ergonomics Standard Readopted
  • April 11, 1997 - IR#97-22
    Industrial Welfare Commission Adopts Flexible Workweek
  • April 9, 1997 - IR#97-21
    MEDIA ADVISORY - IWC Meeting on Flexible Workweek
  • April 3, 1997 - IR#97-20
    DWC Approves New Construction Industry "Carve-Out" PROGRAM
  • April 3, 1997 - IR#97-19
    MEDIA ADVISORY - IWC Hearing On Flexible Workweek
  • March 27, 1997 - IR#97-18
    DWC Certifies Kaiser Foundation Health Plan As Latest HCO
  • March 20, 1997 - IR#97-17
    MEDIA ADVISORY - IWC Hearing On Flexible Workweek
  • March 13, 1997 - IR#97-16
    MEDIA ADVISORY - IWC Hearing on Flexible Workweek
  • March 4, 1997 - IR#97-15
    DIR to File Formal Legal Response to Prevailing Wage Reform Litigation
  • February 27, 1997 - IR#97-14
    DIR's 1994-95 Biennial Report Released
  • February 27, 1997 - IR#97-13
    California Minimum Wage Increases to $5 per hour March 1, 1997
  • February 25, 1997 - IR#97-12
    Standards Board Releases New Draft Ergonomics Regulation
  • February 18, 1997 - IR#97-11
    U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Restores Protection of California Apprentices
  • February 7, 1997 - IR#97-10
    Cal/OSHA Awards IBM with Cal/STAR Rating for Safety
  • January 31, 1997 - IR#97-09
    IWC Announces Hearings on Flexible Workweek
  • January 30, 1997 - IR#97-08
    TIPP to Hold Garment Industry Seminar February 22
  • January 28, 1997 - IR#97-07
    DLSR Reminds Employers on Posting Requirements
  • January 27, 1997 - IR#97-06
    State Prevailing Wage Rates Now Conform To Federal Law
  • January 23, 1997 - IR#97-05
    IWC to Vote on Suggestions for Workweek Flexibility
  • January 23, 1997 - IR#97-04
    Labor Commissioner Announces One-Stop Concept for Permit Needs in Los Angeles Apparel Industry
  • January 22, 1997 - IR#97-03
    CAC Updates State's Apprenticeship Pilot Program
  • January 17, 1997 - IR#97-02
    Commission Initiates Collaborative Study of "Carve-Outs": ALTERNATIVE WORKERS' COMPENSATION PROGRAMS
  • January 6, 1997 - IR#97-01
    Standards Board to Draft Language Clarifying Ergonomics Regulations