Office of the Director
Office of the Director staff:
- Coordinate and oversee the activities of the department's divisions, boards, and commissions;
- Collaborate with policymakers and community leaders to improve working conditions and employment relations throughout California;
- Communicate with interested parties, the media, and the public.
DIR is responsible for the administration and enforcement of prevailing wage and apprenticeship requirements on public works construction projects. Visit the Public Works page to learn more about requirements.
Policy, Research and Legislation
The Office of Policy, Research and Legislation leads in initiatives to improve working conditions and employment relations in California.
Labor Enforcement Task Force
The Labor Enforcement Task Force combats the underground economy in California to create an environment where legitimate businesses can thrive.
Return-to-Work Supplement Program
The purpose of the Return to Work Supplement Program is to make supplemental payments to workers whose permanent disability benefits are disproportionately low in comparison to their earnings losses.
See the latest news from the Department of Industrial Relations in the Press Room.