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2011-05-10 Huffington Post on Bet Tzedek’s Pro Bono Model

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Bet Tzedek to Undertake IT System Upgrade

Please be aware the Bet Tzedek office will close and be completely offline from 5 p.m. Friday, April 11 through 9 a.m. Thursday, April 17 for a major IT system upgrade. Bet Tzedek staff will not have access to email, voicemail or any other electronic BT system. We […]

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Bet Tzedek, Supporters Celebrate 40 Years of Justice in Action in Largest Dinner Gala in Agency’s History

On March 5, 2014, more than 1,500 supporters, donors and staff gathered to celebrate Bet Tzedek’s 40th Anniversary at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza. The legal services agency’s Annual Dinner Gala, its largest yearly fundraiser, grossed more than $2.5 million to help ensure equal access to justice […]

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Federal Court Rejects Walmart’s Bid to Escape Liability

On January 14, 2014, a federal court in Los Angeles ruled that Walmart and its warehouse operator Schneider Logistics must face trial on whether they are liable as “joint employers” for violating the workplace rights of hundreds of workers who load and unload Walmart’s goods in three […]

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Bet Tzedek Helps Tenants Bring Class Action Lawsuit against Central Valley’s Biggest Slumlord

Suit seeks immediate court protection to address slum housing conditions in thousands of units managed by JD Homes Rentals Tenants in California’s Central Valley filed a class action lawsuit January 9, 2014 against one of the region’s largest and most notorious landlords – JD Homes Rentals – […]

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Bet Tzedek and partners awarded $1.75 million grant

Bet Tzedek, as lead agency for the newly created Southern California Consumer Justice Coalition, has just been awarded a $1.75 million grant to assist individuals and families caught in the foreclosure crisis.  Below is the content of the press release: Attorney General’s $1.75 Million Grant Through National […]

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Special Presentation 4/8/2013 – Safe Workplaces for All

No More Death Traps: Safe Workplaces for All On November 24, 2012, 112 workers died in a horrific fire at Tazreen Fashions, a garment factory in Bangladesh. Join us for lunch and a discussion about what happened and what can be done. Presentations from Kalpona Akter, director […]

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Bet Tzedek helps restaurant worker fight for justice

Los Angeles (March 14, 2013)  - Beverly Hills is home to many high-end restaurants.  Typical of such establishments, Urasawa on Rodeo Drive is known as one of the most expensive restaurants in the country.  You can enjoy dinner there if you are willing to spend hundreds or […]

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Bet Tzedek Provides Cirque du Soleil Performers With Tenants’ Rights Info

CES and Bet Tzedek Provides Cirque du Soleil Performers With Tenants’ Rights Info as Show Closes and Jobs Are Lost  At the time many people were preparing to enjoy the holidays, the magnificently talented performers of Cirque du Soleil’s show “Iris” were unfortunately facing the loss of […]

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Walmart Sued for Massive Wage Theft

Walmart Sued for Massive Wage Theft at California Warehouses Federal Court Motion Casts Walmart in Central Role in Decade-Long Scheme to Defraud Workers LOS ANGELES – Attorneys representing as many as 1,800 warehouse workers who move goods for Walmart in Southern California’s Inland Empire, on Friday took […]

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SoCal Pro Bono Week Event – Ethics CLE 10/24/2012

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