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 22, 2017 OSIP Announces Release of New Application Forms
February 16, 2017 DIR and Division of Workers’ Compensation Suspend Seven Providers for Fraud
Liens associated with the suspended providers total $59 million
February 10, 2017 Cal/OSHA Reminder to Employers: Post Annual Work-Related Injury and Illness Summaries
February 10, 2017 Refinery Safety Training Requirements (SB 54) Meeting Notice
February 10, 2017 Prevailing Wage Modification Notice for the Craft/Classification of Electrician: Cable Splicer (3rd Shift) in Orange County
February 8, 2017 DWC Posts Adjustment to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Ambulance Services)
February 2, 2017 DWC Posts Additional Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule (DMEPOS)
February 1, 2017 Prevailing Wage Modification Notice for the Craft/Classification(s) of Electrician: Inside Wireman and Cable Splicer (All Shifts) in Fresno, Kings, Madera, and Tulare Counties
January 31, 2017 DWC Medical Unit Accepting Applications for Upcoming Qualified Medical Evaluator
Examination on April 29
January 30, 2017 DWC Posts 2016 Audit Unit Annual Report and the Ranking Report
January 25, 2017 CHSWC Commissioner Angie Wei Reappointed by Senate Rules Committee
January 25, 2017 DWC Posts Adjustments to Official Medical Fee Schedule (Physician Services / Non-Physician Practitioner Services)
January 19, 2017 Prevailing Wage Notice Regarding Correction for the Craft/Classification of Laborer and Related Classifications in Southern California Counties
January 19, 2017 WCAB Extends Public Comment Period Until January 31 on Proposed Amendments to Board Rules
January 18, 2017 DIR Combats Workers’ Compensation Fraud, Stays 200,000 Liens with Claim Value of Over $1 Billion
Issues report on efforts to reduce medical provider and premium fraud
January 13, 2017 DWC Announces Appointment to Ethics Advisory Committee
January 11, 2017 Cal/OSHA Investigates Four Recent Tree Trimming Deaths, Announces Safety Campaign
January 6, 2017 Prevailing Wage Notice Regarding Modification Notice for the Craft/Classification of Iron Worker: Fence Erector (Statewide)
January 4, 2017 Prevailing Wage Notice Regarding Minimum Wage Effective January 1, 2017
January 3, 2017 DWC and WCAB Amend, Add Forms for Lien Filings to Comply with Recent Legislation

January 2017