In the News
As a premier poverty law center, Bet Tzedek makes headlines. Here you will find recent coverage of our people and our work.
Allison Lee becomes Bet Tzedek Vice President of External Affairs
Pro Bono Matters in the City of (Fallen) Angels
Jessie Kornberg Brings Justice to Los Angeles
Bet Tzedek Names Jessie Kornberg New CEO
Bet Tzedek Gala 2017
Bet Tzedek Gala 2015
The Hidden Costs of Made-in-America Retail Bargains
89.3-KPCC, AirTalk: “The Cost of ‘Made in the USA’ for LA’s Garment Workers
LA Times OpEd: In L.A’s Garment Industry, ‘Made in the USA’ Can Mean Being Paid $3 an Hour
LA Weekly: L.A. Fashion District a Fire Trap for Garment Workers, Study Finds
Why Wage Theft is Common in Garment Industry
BT Team, Pro Bono Partners Win Prestigious 2016 CLAY Award for Carrillo v. Schneider Logistics Inc.
In a War Against Wage Theft
Walmart Warehouse Contractor To Pay $21 Million To Settle Wage Theft Allegations
Wal-Mart, Schneider Agree to $21 million Wage and Hour Settlement
Walmart Subcontractor To Pay $21M To Settle Warehouse Workers’ Wage Theft Lawsuit
Wal-Mart Contractor Agrees To Pay $21M In Wages Action
Elder Abuse Prevention
Financial Exploitation: When Taking Money Amounts to Elder Abuse
To Protect Seniors, Vote No on Measure S (Jewish Journal, Op Ed, Jessie Kornberg, 2/16/17)
Seniors, Fighting Ouster from Westwood Retirement Home Cry, ‘Old Lives Matter’
Seniors Face Eviction from Westwood Complex
Fraud Prevention Event Advises Seniors on Avoiding Scams
Energy Programs Ripe for Predatory Contractor Abuse
Town Halls Are Vital to Our Democracy
News From the Underground
“Underground economy” is a term government agencies use to describe businesses and workers that avoid labor, tax and licensing laws by dealing in cash. Not surprisingly, there are rampant human rights violations that result. And go unnoticed.
Bet Tzedek partnered with the USC Gould School of Law to produce a groundbreaking study, Voices From the Underground Economy. You’ll find the whole report in our Articles section or you can download it now.