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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

Impact Litigation

Energy Programs Ripe for Predatory Contractor Abuse

Rapid Response

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.

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