New DIR Director & Counsel

More than a year into his term, Gov. Gavin Newsom has named a new director at the Department of Industrial Relations. She is Katrina S. Hagen, who has held positions … Read More »

More Money For DIR In Proposed Budget

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed $18 billion budget for the 2020/2021 fiscal year includes millions more for the state’s Department of Industrial Relations. The administration is expecting many more investigations of … Read More »

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OSIP’s Public Self-Insured Regs Rejected

The Department of Industrial Relations’ Office of Self-Insurance Plans’ (OSIP) belated effort to comply with the SB 863 mandate to update regulations for self-insured public agencies has been rejected by … Read More »

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Sharp Increase in Workplace Fatalities

California employers reported a sharp increase in workplace fatalities, with deaths reaching their highest point in more than a decade. Overall, the state reports that 422 workers died on the … Read More »

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