FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
IR #07-27
June 13, 2007

CONTACT:
Kate McGuire
Dean Fryer
(415) 703-5050


Free Employee Workshop Scheduled in Indio

WHATFree workshop for employees, especially those working in the car wash, restaurant and construction industries. Presenters will discuss workplace requirements and regulations such as minimum wage, overtime and safety issues.

WHEN

Thursday, June 21, 2007 from 3- 6 p.m.

WHEREAmistad High School Auditorium
44801 Golf Center Parkway
Indio, CA 92201

WHO

Presented by the Economic & Employment Enforcement Coalition (EEEC), a collaboration of the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency's Department of Industrial Relations (Division of Occupational Safety and Health-Cal/OSHA; Division of Labor Standards Enforcement) and the Employment Development Department.

WHYTo educate workers about new workplace regulations including the new minimum wage, how to recognize when overtime payment is required, and what is a safe and healthy work environment. Staff will also be available to answer other work-related questions such as how to prevent heat illness.

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