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Friends,  In a 25-11 vote, garment workers and labor advocates passed SB 1399 though the California Senate! We did this with your support – your letters, your calls, and your contributions […]

In Solidarity

All of us at Bet Tzedek are saddened and outraged by the shocking killing of George Floyd at the hands of the very people sworn to serve and protect our […]

Economic Impact Payment (EIP) Updates

This week, Treasury and the IRS are starting to send nearly 4 million Economic Impact Payments (EIPs) by prepaid debit card, instead of by paper check. EIP Card recipients can […]

Bet Tzedek is thrilled to announce that the County of Los Angeles has ended its controversial Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing program, which was intended to help Angelenos make […]

KCRW – The latest jobs report finds almost 15% of the U.S. population is out of work due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Millions of Californians are on unemployment, and the […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 5, 2020 MAYOR GARCETTI,  CITY ATTORNEY FEUER LAUNCH  ‘L.A. REPRESENTS’ PRO BONO LEGAL INITIATIVE Alliance of law firms, legal aid organizations, and bar associations will provide […]

  April 15, 2020: Today, Governor Newsom announced the establishment of a public-private partnership to provide disaster relief to undocumented workers. This financial assistance is a crucial stopgap for the […]

Facing a current pandemic, housing crisis, and potential loss of income, no one should have to worry about predatory loans or losing their home. We urge the LA County Board […]

Bet Tzedek Services During COVID-19

In order to keep clients, volunteers, and staff safe during COVID-19, Bet Tzedek has implemented remote intake procedures for all client matters. All services areas remain available through these procedures. […]

“For those who are still working, the big question is – what happens if I get sick? Can I still make my rent and pay my bills? Sebastian Sanchez, an […]

COVID-19 and Workers’ Rights

Many workers have questions about how the COVID-19 outbreak will affect their jobs and income. Below are links to resources which aim to address these questions. These materials will be […]

LAist: “The California Labor Commissioner’s Office has issued a $2.1 million fine to the couple that owns the Genwa restaurants after determining they had stolen wages from 325 of their […]

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