Reporting Unlawful Activities to the Labor Enforcement Task Force (LETF)

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How to report a bad employer

Are you aware of a business or company that is engaging in unlawful activities, or do you have good reason to suspect a business of doing so?

If so, LETF would like to hear from you. Tips and leads that LETF receives from the public frequently result in an investigation.

Learn about what makes a good lead for LETF.

Please read before calling:

If you wish to report a widespread violation of labor law by your employer or a violation affecting multiple employees, please contact LETF via phone, online lead referral form or email:

  • Call the LETF Public hotline anytime: 855 297 5322
  • Email us at letf@dir.ca.gov

However, if you are a current or former employee looking to:

  • Claim unpaid wages
  • File a retaliation/discrimination complaint on behalf of yourself
  • Report a health/safety issue in the workplace

Learn where to direct such complaints.