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.

Attorney General Platkin, Labor Commissioner Asaro-Angelo File Suit Against STG Trucking Companies to Stop Misclassification of Drivers in First Use of New Worker Protection Law

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) Commissioner Robert Asaro-Angelo announced today that they have filed the first lawsuit under a 2021 law against employers who have misclassified workers as independent contractors.

AG Platkin: No-Poach Agreements Are Presumptively Illegal

New Jersey Leads Filing of Amicus Brief to Protect Workers From Unfair and Anticompetitive Labor Practices.

New Jersey Office of the Attorney General Leads Multistate Coalition in Praising Stronger Worker Safety Rules

For Immediate Release: August 25, 2023 Office of the Attorney GeneralDivision of Law- Michael T.G. Long, Director For Further Information: Media Inquiries-Allison Inserro, Motion for Voluntary Dismissal And Vacatur TRENTON – With the final adoption...
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