REPOSTED FROM BLOOMBERG GOVERNMENT By Louis C. LaBrecque Seven Los Angeles-area garment manufacturers and contractors are facing a total of $275,835 in fines for allegedly operating without workers’ compensation insurance coverage. The citations followed inspections of 18 garment manufacturers in the LA area. Fourteen of the inspected businesses also face a total of $34,300 Continue Reading »
Today’s article in the Los Angeles Times regarding two bills heading to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk that would help boost consumer protections around PACE home loans shines an important light on the need to address some serious problems in the PACE programs. Bet Tzedek is pleased that the California Legislature has recognized that PACE financing and Continue Reading »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Allison Lee, Vice President External Affairs, firstname.lastname@example.org Direct: 323-549-5813, Cell 310-991-0373 LOS ANGELES — Today the Trump administration announced the rescission of the transformative DACA program, which for over five years has successfully allowed close to 800,000 immigrant youth to pursue their full potential and contribute more fully to their communities. Continue Reading »
A Mid-Year Message from our President and CEO Posted by Jessie Kornberg Do you look forward to the summer? For my family it means road trips, baseball games, beach days, and warm nights. At the office it means 35 summer interns, bustling through the halls and bringing new energy and talent to our work. But Continue Reading »
Posted by Marisa Sherman, Law Clerk One in Ten Older Americans is a Victim of Elder Abuse On Friday, June 16, 2017, Bet Tzedek, the California Elder Justice Coalition, and the Los Angeles County Elder Abuse Forensic Center came together in honor of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEADD) to host a Financial Elder Abuse Continue Reading »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ADVISORY FOR JUNE 28, 2017 What: Low-wage workers across multiple sectors will gather to launch the Los Angeles Worker Center Network. The network is committed to informing and enforcing new wage rights for all workers, regardless of immigration status, race, gender identity, or sex. The network is being launch to coincide with Continue Reading »
June 20, 2017 (Los Angeles) – Ending a 7-month fight, seniors in Westwood have beaten back the threat of eviction after the City of Los Angeles found that the Watermark at Westwood Village will not be permitted to evict residents and convert hundreds of rent-controlled units into a luxury assisted living community. Residents were just Continue Reading »
SuperLawyers has named Jessie Kornberg, Bet Tzedek President & CEO one of Southern California’s Rising Stars for 2017. In an extensive profile written by Joe Mullich, the magazine discusses Jessie’s path to Bet Tzedek and her vision for the organization. The full article can be found here.