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The State of California Labor & Workforce Development Agency (LWDA) is an executive branch Agency, and the Secretary is a member of the Governor’s Cabinet. The Secretary oversees seven major departments, boards and panels that serve California businesses and workers. The Agency has a cumulative budget of $14.7 billion and approximately 11,700 employees.


To ensure timely processing, please direct all notices and correspondences pursuant to the Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act (Labor Code 2698 et seq.) to the following address:
Attn. PAGA Administrator
1515 Clay Street, Ste. 801
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 622-3273

Worker’s Rights / Workplace Information

  • For information on making a wage and hour claim, employer/employee rights and general labor law questions, contact a Deputy Labor Commissioner at one of the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement local offices. You can also refer to the Department of Industrial Relations Contact page or call 1-844-LABOR-DIR (1-844-522-6734) if you have a work-related issue and can’t find the appropriate contact, to get help directing your call.
  • For local offices and consultation service for employers with issues related to health and safety in the workplace, contact Cal/OSHA Consultation Service area offices.
  • Contact your local California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board (CUIAB) for information regarding cases concerning claims for unemployment and disability benefits.
  • For information about safety in the workplace including heat illness, contact the Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH).
  • For a telephone listing for general information on the state disability insurance program and information on filing a claim, contact Disability insurance.
  • For information and county-by-county listings of all employment tax offices, including location, telephone and fax numbers for all employers and agents, please contact the Employment tax branch.
  • For a telephone listing for general unemployment insurance benefit information, information on filing a claim and benefit checks, please contact the Unemployment benefits office.
  • For information about workplace injuries, contact a Workers’ compensation local offices Workers' Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) Offices and ancillary.
  • For information regarding agricultural worker’s rights, contact the Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB).

Employment Opportunities

General Information and Statistics

Comments concerning the Agency web site, individual staff, or other Agency-level business can be directed to the address or telephone numbers on the bottom of this page. E-mail is also welcome; however, for security and privacy reasons confidential information such as Social Security number of employer identification number should not be included.

California Labor & Workforce Development Agency
800 Capitol Mall, MIC-55
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 653-9900