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December 2007

  • December 31, 2007 IR#2007-66
    Department of Industrial Relations reminds employers minimum wage increases to $8 per hour on January 1
  • December 21, 2007 IR#2007-65
    State Labor Commissioner donates clothing to those in need
  • December 20, 2007 IR#2007-64
    Media Advisory, Oakland - California Labor Commissioner distributes clothes to Bay Area's neediest
  • December 20, 2007 IR#2007-63
    State Labor Commissioner donates clothes at Los Angeles homeless shelter
  • December 19, 2007 IR#2007-62
    Media Advisory, Los Angeles - State Labor Commissioner donates clothes at homeless shelter
  • December 19, 2007 IR#2007-61
    Media Advisory - Labor Commissioner files multi-million dollar lawsuit to retrieve wages owed to janitorial workers
  • December 19, 2007 IR#2007-60
    California Labor Commissioner files multi-million dollar suit against janitorial companies
  • December 6, 2007 IR#2007-59
    California's minimum wage set to increase to $8 per hour with New Year
  • December 4, 2007 IR#2007-58
    State Labor Commissioner distributes more than $750,000 in wages to former employees of Rady Children's Hospital

November 2007

  • November 29, 2007 IR#2007-57
    DIR Announces First Workers' Comp Carve-Out with Integrated Medical Care
  • November 27, 2007 IR#2007-56
    Man posing as state labor investigator charged with extortion and three other felonies
  • November 20, 2007 IR#2007-55
    DIR prohibits Marin contractor from bidding on public works contracts
  • November 19, 2007 IR#2007-54
    Alameda County restaurants fined by EEEC for labor violations
  • November 1, 2007 IR#2007-53
    Cal/OSHA honors BlueLinx with coveted STAR award for innovative workplace safety practices

October 2007

  • October 30, 2007 IR#2007-52
    Downward trend in California workplace injuries and accidents continued in 2006
  • October 12, 2007 IR#2007-51
    State Labor Commissioner & Economic & Employment Enforcement Coalition issue more than $600,000 in citations to Los Angeles and Orange County garment manufacturers
  • October 10, 2007 IR#2007-50
    Cal/OSHA recognizes Waste Management Carlsbad for its exemplary workplace safety program
  • October 9, 2007 IR#2007-49
    Department of Industrial Relations declares October Apprenticeship Month
September 2007
  • September 21, 2007 IR#2007-48
    Cal/OSHA recognizes Georgia-Pacific Gypsum LLC Antioch for its exemplary workplace safety program
  • September 20, 2007 IR#2007-47
    State Labor Commissioner cites local business owners for failure to comply with state labor laws
  • September 14, 2007 IR#2007-46
    Cal/OSHA recognizes Hamilton Sundstrand for their exemplary workplace safety program
  • September 13, 2007 IR#2007-45
    California Labor Commissioner issues over $1 million in citations to Southern California carwash owners for failure to register and other violations
  • September 12, 2007 IR#2007-44
    EEEC announces results of carwash enforcement sweeps in LA
  • September 7, 2007 IR#2007-43
    California Labor and Workforce Development Agency and Arizona Department of Economic Security host 2nd Annual California-Arizona Agricultural Employers Seminar
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