Attorney General Platkin, Labor Commissioner Asaro-Angelo Resolve Worker Misclassification Investigation

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) Commissioner Robert Asaro-Angelo today jointly announced an agreement with Horseless Carriage Carrier, Inc., a Paterson-based transporter of luxury cars, concerning violations of New Jersey labor laws resulting from the company misclassifying its employee drivers as independent contractors, taking unlawful deductions from their pay, and recordkeeping violations.

State Grand Jury Declines to Criminally Charge Officers Involved in Fatal Shooting in Fort Lee, N.J., on February 4, 2023

A state grand jury has voted not to file any criminal charges at the conclusion of its deliberations on June 17, 2024 regarding the death of Mohamed Bounaouar, 42, of Las Vegas, Nevada, who was fatally shot in Fort Lee, New Jersey, after an encounter with members of the Fort Lee Police Department on February 4, 2023.

Attorney General Issues Directive to Law Enforcement Regarding Use of Blood Samples from Newborn Screening Program

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin announced today that he has issued a Directive to law enforcement executives and county prosecutors establishing new limits on attempts to obtain newborn “bloodspot” information in connection with criminal investigations.

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