Worker Education and Resource Center
Diane Factor, of Santa Monica, is the director at the Worker Education and Resource Center (WERC). WERC is a non-profit labor-management partnership with the Service Employees International Union Local 721. Factor was a consultant for the County of Los Angeles from 1999 to 2004 and a program manager at the University of California, Los Angeles Labor Occupational Safety and Health Program from 1991 to 1999. Factor was an industrial hygienist at AFL-CIO from 1987 to 1991 and an industrial hygiene compliance officer at the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health from 1982 to 1987.