Department of Industrial Relations - Press Room

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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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February 20, 2018 DWC Suspends 20 Medical Providers for Fraud or Loss of License
February 12, 2018 DWC Posts Fee Schedule Adjustments for Hospital Outpatient Departments / Ambulatory Surgical Centers
February 5, 2018 Cal/OSHA Cites Tree Trimming Company after Brush Chipper Fatality
January 31, 2018 Cal/OSHA Reminder to Employers: Post Annual Work-Related Injury and Illness Summaries
January 25, 2018 DWC Suspends 11 Medical Providers for Fraud, Conspiracy or Loss of License
January 22, 2018 DWC Medical Unit Accepting Applications for Upcoming Qualified Medical Evaluator Examination on April 28
January 17, 2018 DWC Invites Physicians and Pharmacists to Apply for Appointment to the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee
January 11, 2018 DWC Suspends Seven Medical Providers for Fraud or Loss of License
January 9, 2018 California Labor Commissioner Cites Owner of Six Residential Care Facilities in Los Angeles Over $7 Million for Wage Theft
January 4, 2018 Cal/OSHA Issues Citations Following Fatal Bee Attack on Tree Worker
January 2, 2018 DWC Suspends 28 Medical Providers for Fraud or Loss of License

January 2017