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.

Attorney General Platkin and Division on Civil Rights Issue Guidance on Protections for Remote Workers

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Division on Civil Rights (DCR) announced today that DCR has issued guidance explaining protections afforded by the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD) to individuals who work remotely for New Jersey-based employers.

AG Initiative to Investigate Unemployment Fraud Results in 20 Cases Against Individuals Across 10 Counties Suspected of Collectively Stealing More Than $1.1 Million

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Division of Criminal Justice (DCJ) today announced a multi-month initiative to investigate and prosecute unemployment fraud, which resulted in cases against 20 defendants, who allegedly stole over $1.1 million collectively from New Jersey’s unemployment insurance trust fund.

Attorney General Platkin and Division on Civil Rights Announce Equal Pay Act Settlement with AT&T

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights (DCR) today announced that the State has entered into a Consent Decree and Order resolving allegations that AT&T violated the equal pay provisions of the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD), known as the Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act.