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Bet Tzedek part of important recent court ruling

Posted on February 2, 2012

February 1, 2012 – Bet Tzedek announced that, in a decisive win for more than a hundred Inland Empire California warehouse workers who load Walmart goods in Inland Empire warehouses, a federal judge in Los Angeles today issued a preliminary injunction barring the retaliatory mass termination of those workers, which was scheduled for February 24, Continue Reading »

Dinner Gala 2012, truly an eventful evening

Posted on February 1, 2012

Bet Tzedek wishes to thank the over 1,100 guests who attended the Dinner Gala 2012 honoring: Gary D, Roberts, 2012 Luis Lainer Founder’s Award recipient. Gary is a past Bet Tzedek board chair, board member, and has been involved with the agency since 1986. U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, 2012 Rose L. Schiff Commitment to Justice Continue Reading »

Symposium a wonderful success

Posted on January 26, 2012

Thanks to all of you who made our “Law, Justice, and the Holocaust” symposium such a wonderful success. Over 250 people were in attendance to hear keynote speaker, Dr. William Meinecke, and the panel discussion which followed. Read more about the symposium (click here) Pictured below (from left) are: Sandy Samuels (CEO & President of Continue Reading »

Special Symposium 1/25/2012

Posted on January 17, 2012

LAW, JUSTICE AND THE HOLOCAUST (SOLD OUT !!! – Thank you) In the period leading up to World War II, the Nazi regime used the German legal system to strip legal and civil rights from Jews and other minorities to make them scapegoats for Germany’s economic and political problems. How was that allowed to happen? Continue Reading »

Stand Up For Justice Rally 1/18/2012

Posted on January 13, 2012

“It’s critical that we adequately fund our courts, because they exist to serve the public. The work that legislators do, and bring to the Governor to sign into law, is meaningless if there is no forum to enforce it.” – Tani Cantil-Sakauye, Chief Justice of California. On Wednesday, January 18, 2012, there will be an Continue Reading »

Bet Tzedek co-founder, Stan Levy, featured in Jewish Journal article

Posted on November 10, 2011

Following the announcement of Bet Tzedek co-founder, Stan Levy, having received The American Lawyer Magazine’s 2011 “Lifetime Achiever” award, reporter Jonah Lowenfeld of The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles sat down with Levy to learn the whole story behind this remarkable individual’s career and accomplishments. Click here to read the full article on Stan Continue Reading »

Landmark Carwash Workers Settlement Announced

Posted on November 10, 2011

LOS ANGELES (November 9, 2011)—A landmark class-action lawsuit brought on behalf of about 400 workers against four Los Angeles carwashes has resulted in a settlement of $1 million  to compensate employees for unpaid wages and other employment violations, it was announced today by Bet Tzedek Legal Services and Bush Gottlieb Singer, et al., who jointly Continue Reading »

No such thing as a ‘small stakes’ claim for a low-wage worker

Posted on November 9, 2011

Bet Tzedek Attorney Kevin Kish makes a case for low wage workers in the Los Angeles Daily Journal – even so-called ‘small stakes’ cases can have a big impact when you’re not sure where your next meal may be coming from.  Bet Tzedek speaks up for those whose voice is seldom heard. Click here to Continue Reading »

National Caregivers Month – Nov 2011

Posted on November 3, 2011

With an ongoing focus of protecting the rights of seniors and their caregivers, Bet Tzedek enthusiastically supports National Caregivers Month.  We urge all our supporters to learn more about Caregivers Rights, the many important issues surrounding this topic, and the National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA). President Obama Issues Proclamation to Celebrate National Family Caregivers Month Continue Reading »

Holocaust Survivors Justice Network

Posted on November 3, 2011

Bet Tzedek’s nationally recognized Holocaust Survivors Justice Network (HSJN), which has assisted thousands of survivors obtain reparations through a variety of special programs, was recently featured in a special supplement to the Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles. CLICK HERE to read about the amazing work of the HSJN.

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