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AG Grewal Announces Civil Rights Settlement for Woman Whose Pregnancy Led to Job Loss

TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced today that a Hudson County company will pay a former employee $25,000 and implement workplace policy reforms under a settlement to resolve the former employee’s complaint of unlawful pregnancy discrimination, after an investigation by the Division on Civil Rights (DCR). The settlement coincides with DCR issuing Findings of Probable Cause in two other pregnancy-related cases, both of which involve women whose requests for pregnancy-related accommodations resulted in losing their jobs.

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AG Grewal: Trump Administration Failed to Produce Data Supporting President’s Claims Linking Affordable Housing and Crime AG Files FOIA Lawsuit Against DOJ, HUD After Records Requests Go Unanswered

For Immediate Release: October 19, 2020 Office of The Attorney General- Gurbir S. Grewal, Attorney GeneralDivision of Law- Michelle Miller, DirectorDivision on Civil Rights- Rachel Wainer Apter, Director For Further Information: Media Inquiries-Lee...

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Youth Bias Task Force Calls for Sweeping Changes to Fight Systemic Racism and Discrimination, As New Report Shows Spike in Bias Incidents in 2019 Nearly 1,000 Bias Incidents Were Reported in NJ in 2019, Up 75% from 2018; Task Force Recommends Mandatory Anti-Bias Education and Other Groundbreaking Reforms

For Immediate Release: October 8, 2020 Office of The Attorney General- Gurbir S. Grewal, Attorney GeneralDivision on Civil Rights- Rachel Wainer Apter, Director For Further Information: Media Inquiries-Lee Moore609-292-4791Citizen Inquiries-609-984-5828      2020...

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AG Grewal, Division on Civil Rights Announce Actions to Combat Housing Discrimination Against Families Who Rely on Government Rental Assistance – Year-Long “Project HOME” Initiative Includes Enforcement Efforts and Related Strategies to Address Discrimination Based on Tenants Sources of Lawful Income

For Immediate Release: September 9, 2020 Office of The Attorney General- Gurbir S. Grewal, Attorney GeneralDivision on Civil Rights- Rachel Wainer Apter, Director For Further Information: Media Inquiries-Lee Moore609-292-4791Citizen Inquiries-609-984-5828TRENTON –...

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NJ Division on Civil Rights Pursues Case of Alleged Denial of Family Leave and Breastfeeding Rights – Office of Administrative Law Hearing to Decide Case of Executive Who Alleged Her Request for Family Leave, Breastfeeding Accommodation Led to Termination

For Immediate Release: August 20, 2020 Office of The Attorney General- Gurbir S. Grewal, Attorney GeneralDivision on Civil Rights- Rachel Wainer Apter, Director For Further Information: Media Inquiries-Lee Moore609-292-4791Citizen Inquiries-609-984-5828TRENTON –...

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