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Sure. You really have two options. One is to file a wage claim with the state. (you can find out how to do this here: http://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/howtofilewageclaim.htm) I think that's the best option because it's free to you, the state is pretty good at enforcing these things and prosecutes them if they find it is owing and the employer does not ultimately pay. The other is you personally sue them in court. For this amount, you couldn't sue in small claims - you'd have to follow all the formalities of district court, which is tough for a non-lawyer....and it costs you money and time to pursue.
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