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December 2005
  • December 22, 2005 - IR2005-49 - John MacLeod named Chair of the Cal/OSHA Standards Board
  • December 21, 2005 - IR2005-48 - Cal/OSHA announces an extension of the emergency regulation deadline for heat illness protection
  • December 21, 2005 - IR2005-47 - Paul D. Roose appointed Chief of the State Mediation and Conciliation Service
  • December 19, 2005 - IR2005-46 - Robert A. Jones selected as acting labor commissioner
  • December 16, 2005 - IR2005-45 - California Division of Apprenticeship Standards announces deadline for electrician certification
  • December 14, 2005 - IR2005-44 - State Division of Workers' Compensation holds free Spanish-language seminar on workers' compensation benefits and laws in Los Angeles
  • December 9, 2005 - IR2005-43 - California Labor Commissioner offers education to employers in Bakersfield area
October 2005 September 2005 August 2005 July 2005 June 2005
  • June 30, 2005 - IR2005-29
    Car wash citied by labor commissioner for no workers' compensation $29,350 for back wages and citations collected
  • June 17, 2005 - IR2005-28
    Cal/OSHA fines Kern Oil and Refining Company $83,185 in fatal explosion
  • June 9, 2005 - IR2005-27
    Labor Commissioner closes down garment shops: Licenses REVOKED
  • June 7, 2005 - IR2005-26
    Garment shops slapped with $252,610 in proposed penalties issued by Dept. of Industrial Relations
  • June 3, 2005 - IR2005-25
    Cal/OSHA Appeals Board fully staffed with appointment of new public member
May 2005
  • May 17, 2005 - IR2005-24
    Labor Commissioner discovers multiple violations in auto repair shops in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties
  • May 13, 2005 - IR2005-23
    Labor Commissioner busts auto body shops: No workers' compensation insurance
  • May 13, 2005 - IR2005-22
    California Division of Workers' Compensation announces appointment of court administrator
  • May 13, 2005 - IR2005-21
    DIR prevails: Judge gives preliminary tentative decision on DIR v. Wins
  • May 5, 2005 - IR2005-20
    Walnut Creek Explosion: Cal/OSHA Issues Multi-Employer Citation
  • May 5, 2005 - IR2005-19
    Cal/OSHA to issue citations on Walnut Creek explosion
April 2005
  • April 27, 2005 - IR2005-18
    Governor Schwarzenegger proclaims April 28, 2005 Workers' Memorial Day
  • April 18, 2005 - IR2005-17
    Division of Workers' Compensation releases first annual report of progress on workers' comp reforms
    SB 899 implementation on target and moving forward
  • April 6, 2005 - IR2005-16
    Meal and rest period proposed regulations revised by DIR based on public comments
March 2005
  • March 29, 2005 - IR2005-15
    DIR and Mainstay Business Solutions reach settlement in dispute over workers' compensation coverage
  • March 17, 2005 - IR2005-14
    DLSE participates in joint enforcement sweeps in Santa Clara County
  • March 15, 2005 - IR2005-13
    $1.6 million settlement secured by DIR in prevailing wage dispute
  • March 10, 2005 - IR2005-12
    Media advisory:Labor and Workforce Development Agency coordinates distribution of worker's back wages
  • March 7, 2005 - IR2005-11
    DLSE and the LA DA combine efforts to enforce workers' comp requirements Joint sweep finds LA County employers without workers' comp insurance
  • March 1, 2005 - IR2005-10
    DLSE to hold meal period hearing tomorrow in Fresno
February 2005
  • February 17, 2005 - IR2005-08
    Division of Workers' Compensation administrative director revitalizes education program for injured workers
  • February 7, 2005 - IR2005-07
    DLSE to hold meal and rest period hearing tomorrow in San Francisco
  • February 3, 2005 - IR2005-06
    DLSE to hold meal and rest period hearing tomorrow in Los Angeles
January 2005
  • January 31, 2005 - IR2005-04
    DIR reminds employers about injury/illness posting requirements
  • January 28, 2005 - IR2005-03
    Cal/OSHA Cites Tutor Saliba Koch Tidewater Joint Venture after Investigation of Fatal Incident
  • January 21, 2005 - IR2005-02
    Governor Appoints John Rea Chief Deputy Director of DIR
  • January 4, 2005 - IR2005-01
    Division of Workers' Compensation regulations for independent medical review approved by Office of Administrative Law
    Physicians are encouraged to apply for medical reviewer