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California Department of Industrial Relations

California Worker Safety Concerns Intensify During the Holiday Season Due to Increased Demand for Products and Services

According to a recent UC Berkeley Labor Center analysis, low-wage workers are less likely to be able to work remotely, and women – in particular Black and Latina women – are more likely to have very close proximity to others on the job, which puts them at higher risk. This underscores the importance of highlighting workers’ rights and employers’ responsibilities in key industries and regions across California.