Press Releases : Discrimination

AG Platkin, Division on Civil Rights Take Enforcement Action Against Telecommunications Company for Alleged Disability Discrimination

Prince Telecom Allegedly Refused to Hire an Employment Candidate Who Legally Used Medical Marijuana.

AG Platkin Announces Consent Order With Restaurant that Allegedly Discriminated on the Basis of Gender Identity in Violation of Law Against Discrimination

Asbury Park Restaurant Agrees to Broad Equitable Relief, to Adopt New Gender-Neutral Dress Code, and to Pay Penalty.

Attorney General Platkin and Division on Civil Rights Announce Enforcement Actions Against Cinnaminson Township Board of Education

Division Announces Findings of Probable Cause in Three Cases Involving Alleged Gender and Pregnancy Discrimination For Immediate Release: March 27, 2024 Office of the Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Attorney GeneralDivision on Civil Rights- Sundeep Iyer,...

Division on Civil Rights Takes Enforcement Action Against 35 Housing Providers for Failing to Comply with the Fair Chance in Housing Act

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Division on Civil Rights (DCR) announced today that DCR has issued 35 Notices of Violation to housing providers across the State for allegedly violating New Jersey’s Fair Chance in Housing Act (FCHA).

AG Platkin Announces Initiative to Address Discrimination in Home Appraisals

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin announced today the launch of the Home Appraisal Discrimination Initiative to address persistent systemic inequities in real estate appraisals, which play a critical role in the homebuying and home refinancing process.