Under California Law, You Have One Year to File Harassment, Discrimination or Retaliation Claims

Under California law, before filing a lawsuit for harassment, discrimination or retaliation, you must file an administrative complaint with the Department of Fair Employment & Housing (“DFEH”).  The administrative complaint must be filed within one year of the date on which the unlawful practice occurred.  Cal. Gov. Code § 12960(d). The California Supreme Court has made…