Newsline No. 16-12  
April 2, 2012  

DIR Adds Afternoon Session in Oakland for Workers' Compensation Forums

The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) has scheduled an additional session for the public forums on workers’ compensation. An afternoon session has been added in Oakland on April 30. (Registration for the morning session in Oakland is now closed.)

“We continue to receive a great response from the public for the opportunity to provide feedback on improvements to the workers’ compensation system.  Because of this we are adding one more session in Oakland,” said DIR Director Christine Baker. “The forums are intended to discuss current issues in the workers’ compensation system and to gather information from stakeholders and members of the public on suggestions for improvements.”

DIR Director Christine Baker and DWC Administrative Director Rosa Moran will host the forums and topics of discussion will include:

The forums will be held in:

Seating is limited at many of the workers’ compensation public forums locations and registration is required. (Click link to see complete details on each location, including starting times and venue addresses.) Verbal testimony at the open forums will be limited to three minutes per speaker and written testimony can be submitted to in advance of the meeting.