SB1126 expands the CalSavers Retirement Savings Trust Act to define an “eligible employer” as a person or entity engaged in a business, industry, profession, trade or other enterprise in the State that has at least one eligible employee, excluding certain government entities and entities employing only their business owners. The Act previously covered only employers with 5 or more employees. Eligible employers must establish or participate in a payroll deposit retirement savings arrangement prescribed by the Act.
Gregory D. Helmer selected to Board of Directors of Bet Tzedek Legal Services
October 20, 2010 – Helmer Friedman is pleased to announce that Gregory D. Helmer has been selected to serve on the Board of Directors of Bet Tzedek (House of Justice) Legal Services Foundation. One of the nation’s premier legal services organizations since 1974, Bet Tzedek provides free assistance to more than 10,000 people of every racial and religious background in the Los Angeles area. Recently, Bet Tzedek’s employment rights project won a significant human trafficking case in which the victim, an Indonesian woman, was brought to the United States and forced to work without pay and under inhumane living conditions. In addition, Bet Tzedek’s Holocaust Survivors Justice Network has assisted survivors of the holocaust in seeking and obtaining reparations from the German Government.