Thank you very much for clarifying your question.
The DLSE can enforce their awards (assuming no appeal has been lodged), but due to their very limited resources, typically do not. Fo this reason, an individual seeking to enforce a DLSE award against their employer would typically be better off pursuing the judgment without the DLSE's assistance.
The first step would be to apply to the Superior Court for a notice of entry of judgment so that all procedures available to collect on civil court judgments will be at your disposal. For an in depth summary of the options for collecting your judgment following its formal recording with the Superior Court, see here (start at page 22): http://ww w.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=3&ved=0CDAQFjAC&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.courts.ca.gov%2Fpartners%2Fdocuments%2Fcollecting.pdf&ei=AQ-WUJfOKIf8iwLhuICoCw&usg=AFQjCNHYE_gokXnDUv1eWF0WIupzXsValw&cad=rja
The other option would be to retain an attorney that specializes in the collection of judgments. These attorneys will pursue the matter on your behalf and take a cut from what you ultimately receive. However, given the complexity of debt collection procedures and the time it may take to collect your judgment, you may find that this is a fee worth paying.
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