Department of Industrial Relations - Press Room

Contact Information

For news media inquiries please contact the Department of Industrial Relations Communications Office at 510-286-1161 or by email at The Communications Office handles media inquiries for all of our department’s divisions, boards, commissions and programs.

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Latest News and Announcements from DIR

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January 13, 2017 DWC Announces Appointment to Ethics Advisory Committee
January 11, 2017 Cal/OSHA Investigates Four Recent Tree Trimming Deaths, Announces Safety Campaign
January 6, 2017 Prevailing Wage Notice Regarding Modification Notice for the Craft/Classification of Iron Worker: Fence Erector (Statewide)
January 4, 2017 Prevailing Wage Notice Regarding Minimum Wage Effective January 1, 2017
January 3, 2017 DWC and WCAB Amend, Add Forms for Lien Filings to Comply with Recent Legislation

January 2017