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The Legal Aid Society - Employment Law Center

Promoting the stability of low income and disadvantaged workers and their families

three stars

87.56

180 Montgomery Street Suite 600
San Francisco, CA 94104
tel: (415) 864-8848   Web Site
EIN: 94-2783401

Board Leadership
William N. Hebert
Chair

CEO
Joan Messing Graff
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.56 three stars
  Financial 86.28 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

86.28

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
73.1%
  Administrative Expenses 13.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.74
  Program Expenses Growth 1.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Legal Aid Society - Employment Law Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Legal Aid Society - Employment Law Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Legal Aid Society - Employment Law Center (CA) 87.56 three stars
Kentucky Bar Foundation (KY) 91.79 four stars
Legal Aid Society of Cleveland (OH) 86.50 three stars
Education Law Center (NJ) 87.38 three stars
Alabama Law Foundation (AL) 85.00 three stars

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The Legal Aid Society - Employment Law Center (LAS-ELC), opened its doors for business in 1916. Today, LAS-ELC promotes the stability of low income and disadvantaged workers and their families by addressing issues that affect their ability to achieve self-sufficiency. Using the law as a tool, the LAS-ELC helps workers attain financial security by preserving employment opportunities. We believe that stable working conditions and adequate income strengthen families and build communities. By protecting the legitimate employment status of wage earners, we provide families the means to pull through adverse times, avoid the downward spiral caused by job loss, and be fully contributing members of society.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,992,717
   Federated Campaigns $18,746
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $437,425
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $25,715
Total Contributions $4,474,603
   Program Service Revenue $2,374,232
Total Primary Revenue $6,848,835
   Other Revenue $108,374
TOTAL REVENUE $6,957,209
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,308,532
   Administrative Expenses $637,848
   Fundraising Expenses $649,807
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,596,187
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,361,022
   
Net Assets $7,675,549

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 05/01/2017 87.56 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.23 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 83.06 three stars
2013-12 12/01/2014 83.18 three stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 83.12 three stars
2011-12 09/01/2013 80.13 three stars
2011-12 11/06/2012 78.85 two stars
2010-12 12/23/2011 77.23 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 86.01 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 78.40 two stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 77.11 two stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 91.99 four stars
2006-12 12/15/2007 90.48 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 85.74 three stars
2004-12 02/01/2006 80.39 three stars
2003-12 04/01/2005 78.82 two stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 94-2783401
Name in IRS Master File LEGAL AID AT WORK
NTEE Code I80
NTEE Classification Legal Services
NTEE Type Crime, Legal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (462) Legal aid to indigents
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date May, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$167,168 3.63% Joan Graff President

The Legal Aid Society - Employment Law Center (LAS-ELC), opened its doors for business in 1916. Today, LAS-ELC promotes the stability of low income and disadvantaged workers and their families by addressing issues that affect their ability to achieve self-sufficiency. Using the law as a tool, the LAS-ELC helps workers attain financial security by preserving employment opportunities. We believe that stable working conditions and adequate income strengthen families and build communities. By protecting the legitimate employment status of wage earners, we provide families the means to pull through adverse times, avoid the downward spiral caused by job loss, and be fully contributing members of society.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Legal Aid Society - Employment Law Center (CA) 87.56 three stars
International Senior Lawyers Corporation (NY) 86.93 three stars
Youth Law Center (CA) 91.36 four stars
Pisgah Legal Services (NC) 92.12 four stars
Prairie State Legal Services (IL) 93.91 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Legal Aid Society - Employment Law Center
180 Montgomery Street
Suite 600
San Francisco, CA 94104
tel: (415) 864-8848
fax: (415) 593-0096
TTY: (415) 593-0091
EIN: 94-2783401

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Board Leadership

William N. Hebert
Chair

CEO

Joan Messing Graff
President

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