it is for this reason that many attorneys recommend getting a right to sue letter and suing in civil court instead of using the DLSE hearings.
You may still have the right to bring an action in civil court. You should speak to an attorney who can help you navigate the waters.
Mr. Delshad is licensed to practice law only in California. The information presented here is general in nature and is not intended, nor should be construed, as legal advice for a particular case. This posting does not create any attorney-client relationship with the author. For specific advice about your particular situation, consult with your own attorney. Jonathan J. Delshad