TRENTON — A New Jersey trucking company, P. Judge & Sons, Inc., accused of firing an employee diagnosed with sleep apnea despite having medical clearance to continue his job duties, has been ordered to pay a $30,000 settlement.
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NEW JERSEY ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE: Company Must Pay Ex-Worker with Sleep Apnea for Failing to Reinstate Him Despite Medical Clearance
Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Division on Civil Rights announced that a New Jersey trucking company must pay an ex-employee with sleep apnea $30,000 to resolve allegations it fired the man despite repeated medical examinations certifying him as fit for duty.
NEWARK — A California company will shut down its fashioned-theme teen website to resolve allegations by New Jersey officials that the company improperly collected personal information from more than 2,500 children in the state, which was then compromised in a data breach.
TRENTON — The state of New Jersey has become the latest to join a multistate coalition urging the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a decision by D.C. Circuit Court on banning hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).
TRENTON — The state of New Jersey has issued a cease and desist order to a firearm developer with plans to publish printable gun computer files allowing the creation of firearms using a 3-D printer, according to state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal.
NEW JERSEY ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE: Indictment Charges 24 New Jersey Residents in Tax Fraud Scheme in Which They Allegedly Stole Nearly $250,000 from the State of Hawaii
New Jersey Attorney General's Office issued the following announcement on July 24.Attorney General Gurbir S.
NEW JERSEY ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE: Third-Party Energy Supplier IDT Energy, Inc. Enters into $1.36 Million Settlement with the State to Resolve Allegations It Preyed on Consumers During the Harsh Winter of 2014
Third-party energy supplier IDT Energy, Inc. (“IDT Energy”) has agreed to pay $1.36 million, including $1.2 million in restitution to consumers, and has agreed to significantly revise its business practices in order to resolve the State’s allegations that it engaged in unfair and deceptive business practices that saddled consumers with sky-high energy bills during the harsh winter of 2014.
New York State's new attorney general, who recently took over when her predecessor resigned following an abuse scandal, has joined three Democratic colleagues in support for New York City’s climate change lawsuit.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced May 24 that he has asked the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to not enact a new law that he claims would undermine a recent New Jersey law.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Division on Civil Rights announced May 23 that they settled two separate disability discrimination cases that involved residents who were denied medically-prescribed support dogs by their housing complexes.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) — New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced May 7 that his office plans to open a new branch that will be called the Data Privacy & Cybersecurity (DPC) Section and will handle civil enforcement of data privacy laws.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) — New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and Bureau of Securities Chief Christopher W. Gerold announced May 7 that they will urge Congress to oppose a bill could allegedly weaken states’ rights when it comes to protecting investors from securities fraud.
New Jersey secures $100,000 for consumers whose children were allegedly victimized by electronics company
NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) — New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Division of Consumer Affairs announced May 8 that Meitu Inc., a software and consumer electronic company based in China, will pay $100,000 after allegations of violating the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act (CFA).
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – California, New Jersey and Washington have filed a brief to support Oakland and San Francisco’s suits claiming big oil companies need to be held responsible for their part in global warming.
NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) — New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and U.S. attorney Craig Carpenito announced May 2 that Ranco Construction will pay $499,000 after allegedly paying its workers below the standard hourly minimum for work done on public construction projects.
NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) — New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Division of Consumer Affairs announced a lawsuit May 1 against 21st Century Auto Group Inc. and owner Dmitry Zeldin for allegedly deceiving consumers despite already settling an agreement not to do so.
TRENTON, NJ (Legal Newsline) — New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Division on Civil Rights announced April 24 that Trane U.S. Inc. will pay $45,000 to a former employee after settling allegations it discriminated against an asthmatic worker.
NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) — New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced April 16 that Jeffrey Mitchell Isaacs, JB Financial Resources, and related entities will pay $750,000 after allegations of a nationwide Ponzi scheme that specifically involved $7 million in investments for New Jersey participants.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) — New Jersey Attorney General Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced April 6 that he is urging the U.S. Department of the Interior to better explain its reasoning for allowing Florida to be exempt from offshore drilling but not New Jersey.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) — New Jersey Attorney General Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced April 4 that Virtua Medical Group P.A. (VMG) will pay $417,816 after an alleged data breach in which 1,650 patients had their medical records exposed.