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INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS (DEPARTMENT OF)

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California Department of Industrial Relations
Office of the Director
455 Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco CA 94102
www.dir.ca.gov


Public information office
(415) 703-5070
Email - info@dir.ca.gov


The California Department of Industrial Relations has four main divisions to serve California workers:

  • DIVISION OF LABOR STANDARDS ENFORCEMENT
  • DIVISION OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH (CAL-OSHA)
  • DIVISION OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION
  • DIVISION OF APPRENTICSHIP STANDARDS


DIVISION OF LABOR STANDARDS ENFORCEMENT


The Division of Labor Standards Enforcement of the California Department of Industrial Relations administers all labor laws that protect adults and minors (Except government employees, who are covered by the U.S. Department of Labor). The Division investigates and resolves wage claim complaints and inspects work sites for compliance with worker protection laws and regulations.



Complaint jurisdiction:

Payment of wages; hours of work; equal pay for equal work, licensing of farm labor contractors, and talent agents; employment of minors; registration of garment contractors; employer retaliation against employees who request an inspection of or make changes in unsafe or unhealthful working conditions.

Provides licensing and registration information and complaint forms for the following categories:

Farm Labor Contractors, Garment Manufacturers, Industrial Home Workers, Salary/Minimum Wage Permits, Sheltered Workshops (for handicapped), Studio Teachers (film), Talent Agents Talent, and Modeling agencies



Complaints outside jurisdiction:

Problems involving governmental employees, worker injury or illness, unsafe or unhealthful working conditions (except as described above).



LOCATIONS

Main Office
Enforcement
455 Golden Gate Avenue, 9th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 703-4810
www.dir.ca.gov


Talent/Modeling Agency Verification Garment Manufacturers

Verification of registration can be found in the Department of Industrial Relations website

www.dir.ca.gov


District Offices


Bakersfield
5555 California Avenue, Suite 200
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(661) 395-2710


Eureka
619 Second Street, Room 109
Eureka, CA 95001
(707) 445-6613


Fresno
770 East Shaw, Suite 315
Fresno, CA 93710
(559) 244-5340


Long Beach
300 Oceangate, Suite 302
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 590-5048


Los Angeles
320 W. 4th Street, Suite 450
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 620-6330


Oakland
1515 Clay Street, Room 801
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 622-3273


Redding
2115 Civic Center Drive, Suite 17
Redding, CA 96001
(530) 225-2655


Sacramento
2031 Howe Avenue, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 263-1811


Salinas
1870 North Main Street, Room 150
Salinas, CA 93906
(831) 443-3041


San Bernardino
464 West 4th Street, Room 348
San Bernardino, CA 92401
(909) 383-4334


San Diego
7575 Metropolitan Drive, Rm 210
San Diego, CA 92108
(619) 220-5451


San Francisco
455 Golden Gate Avenue, 8th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 703-5300


San Jose
100 Paseo de San Antonio, Suite 120
San Jose, CA 95113
(408) 277-1266


Santa Ana
28 Civic Center Plaza, Suite 625
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 558-4910


Santa Barbara
411 East Canon Perdido Street, Rm 3
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 568-1222


Santa Rosa
50 D Street, Suite 360
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
(707) 576-2362


Stockton
31 East Channel Street, Rm 317
Stockton, CA 95202
(209) 948-7770


Van Nuys
6150 Van Nuys Boulevard, Suite 206
Van Nuys, CA 91401
(818) 901-5315


DIVISION OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH (CAL-OSHA)


The Division of Occupational Safety and Health of the California Department of Industrial Relations ensures safe and healthful working conditions for California workers (except for federal employees, who are covered by the U.S. Department of Labor). The Division enforces all laws, standards and orders protecting worker health and safety on the job; in addition, it has jurisdiction over elevators, standards for mining and tunneling, pressure vessels, aerial tramways, and movable amusement rides. The Division also inspects businesses posing higher-than-average potential risk to worker safety or health.



Complaint jurisdiction:

Unsafe or unhealthful working conditions; serious worker injury or illness, work site fatalities, failure of an employer to monitor and measure harmful substances subject to CAL/OSHA standards, failure of an employee to notify employees of on-the-job exposure to harmful substances in concentrations higher than CAL/OSHA standards or limits.



Complaints outside jurisdiction:

Problems concerning federal employees, benefits, wage disputes, workers' compensation, employment discrimination, child labor laws, and farm labor contracts.



LOCATIONS


Main Office
Department of Industrial Relations
Division of Occupational Safety and Health
455 Golden Gate Avenue, 10th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 703-5100
www.dir.ca.gov


District Offices


Anaheim
2100 East Katella Avenue, Suite 140
Anaheim, CA 92806
(714) 939-0145


Concord
1465 Enea Circle, Building E, Suite 900
Concord, CA 94520
(925) 602-6517


Foster City
1065 East Hillsdale Boulevard, Suite 110
Foster City, CA 94404
(650) 573-3812


Fremont
39141 Civic Center Drive, Suite 310
Fremont, CA 94538-5818
(510) 794-2521


Fresno
2550 Mariposa Street, Suite 4000
Fresno, CA 93721
(559) 445-5302


Los Angeles
320 West 4th Street, Suite 850
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 576-7451


Modesto
1209 Woodrow, Suite C-4
Modesto 95350
(209) 576-6260


Monrovia
750 Royal Oaks Drive, Suite 104
Monrovia 91016
(626) 256-7913


Santa Rosa
1221 Farmers Lane, Suite 300
Santa Rosa 95405
(707) 576-2388


Oakland
1515 Clay Street, Suite 1301
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 622-2908


Sacramento
2424 Arden Way, Suite 165
Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 263-2800


San Bernardino
464 West 4th Street, Suite 332
San Bernardino, CA 92401
(909) 383-4321


San Diego
7575 Metropolitan Drive, Suite 207
San Diego, CA 92108
(619) 767-2280


San Francisco
455 Golden Gate Avenue, Suite 1524
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 703-5210


Torrance
680 Knox Street, Suite 100
Torrance, CA 90502
(310) 516-3734


Van Nuys
6150 Van Nuys Boulevard, Suite 405
Van Nuys, CA 91401-3379
(818) 901-5403


Ventura
1655 Mesa Verde, Suite 150
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 654-4581


West Covina
1906 West Garvey Avenue So, Suite 200
West Covina, CA 91790
(626) 472-0046



DIVISION OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION


The Division of Workers' Compensation of the California Department of Industrial Relations administers workers' compensation laws and resolves disputes over claims for benefits. California workers' compensation laws provide medical care for injured employees, cash benefits for temporary or permanent disabilities, vocational rehabilitation for those who cannot return to their former jobs, and cash payments to dependents of those killed on the job. Workers' compensation insurance carriers and self-insured employers are responsible for providing work-injury benefits.


The Division's Uninsured Employers Fund investigates and adjusts claims against uninsured employers. Workers' Compensation Appeals Boards are located in district offices. If a worker is unsatisfied with the Division's decision on a workers' compensation benefits dispute, he or she may request the Board to hold an appeal or hearing.


Complaint jurisdiction:

Disputes over workers' compensation benefits, including vocational rehabilitation; employer self-insured plans.



Complaints outside jurisdiction:
Disputes over workers' compensation or self-insurance for federal employees.



General Information on Workers' Compensation
(800) 736-7401
www.dir.ca.gov


For a list of worker’s compensation offices:
[http://www.dir.ca.gov/dwc/dir2.htm www.dir.ca.gov


Headquarters
455 Golden Gate Avenue, 9th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 703-4600


Mailing Address:
P O BOX 420603
San Francisco, CA 94142



DIVISION OF APPRENTICSHIP STANDARDS

The Division of Apprenticeship Standards administers California law governing standards for wages, hours, working conditions and training required for all state registered apprentices, leading to a state issued certificate of completion.



Division of Apprenticeship Standards

For DAS office locations:
www.dir.ca.gov


AB 1087 (2002) requires certification of electricians. Certification is conducted through the DAS Electrician Certification Program




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