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 Communications@dir.ca.gov. 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 28, 2024 DWC Launches Online Education Modules for Workers’ Compensation Community
February 28, 2024 DWC Posts Additional Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Hospital Outpatient Departments/Ambulatory Surgical Centers)
February 26, 2024 DWC Issues Notice of Rulemaking Action to Adopt Revisions to the Official Medical Fee Schedule (Pharmaceuticals) and Sets Public Hearing on April 11, 2024
February 22, 2024 Cal/OSHA Increases Civil Penalty Amounts for 2024
February 21, 2024 DWC Posts Additional Adjustment to Official Medical Fee Schedule for Pathology and Clinical Laboratory
February 16, 2024 The State of California Invests $18 Million to Prosecute Wage Theft
February 16, 2024 DWC Announces Relocation of San Jose Office
February 15, 2024 DWC Posts Revised MTUS Drug List Effective February 15, 2024
February 14, 2024 California Powers Economic Growth with Diverse Apprenticeship Pathways: $75 Million in Apprenticeship Innovation Funding Now Available
February 8, 2024 California Labor Commissioner’s Office Reaches $1 Million Settlement for Warehouse Workers in Inland Empire Wage Theft Case
February 8, 2024 The Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation Announces the 2024 Young Worker Leadership Academy on February 15-February 17
February 5, 2024 California Invests in Earn-and-Learn Opportunities for Young People
January 29, 2024 Cal/OSHA Reminder to Employers: Post 2023 Annual Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses on February 1
January 23, 2024 DWC Posts Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule for Physician and Non-Physician Practitioner Services
January 23, 2024 California Labor Commissioner’s Office Reaches $1 Million Settlement with Cheesecake Factory, Janitorial Contractors
January 17, 2024 DWC Adopts Updates to MTUS Drug List Effective February 15, 2024
January 12, 2024 Mitch Steiger Elected 2024 Chair of the California Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation
January 11, 2024 DWC Posts Reminder for Submission of Annual Report of Inventory for Claims Reported During Calendar Year 2023
January 11, 2024 DWC Posts Fee Schedule Adjustments for Hospital Outpatient Departments / Ambulatory Surgical Centers
January 5, 2024 DWC Accepting Applications for Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) Examination on April 6-12
January 4, 2024 DWC Posts Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule for Pathology and Clinical Laboratory