Laws & Regulations

DIR implements laws passed by the California Legislature and signed by the Governor. The laws, also called statutes, are available online:

California Labor Code

To implement the laws, DIR creates and adopts regulations in a rulemaking process. The public participates in this process. Adopted regulations are available online:


Proposed Regulations

DIR and its divisions, boards, and commissions propose the adoption, amendment, or repeal of regulations. Unless otherwise indicated, the proposals follow the regular rulemaking process as prescribed by the California Office of Administrative Law.

Approved Regulations

These regulations have been adopted within the DIR, approved by the Office of Administrative Law, and filed with the Secretary of State. This is a partial list - please refer to the California Code of Regulations, Title 8 and the California Labor Code for other applicable regulations in effect.

Terminated Regulations

These regulations were removed from the rulemaking process within the last calendar year.

February 2021