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Current press releases

Sep-14-23 NJDOL Recoups More Than $630,000 in Unpaid Wages for 314 Boston Market Workers

Sep-14-23 NJ Gains 12K Jobs in August; Unemployment Rate Inches Higher

Sep-12-23 NJDOL Posts the Names of 36 Businesses with Outstanding Wage, Benefit and Tax Law Violations to its Workplace Accountability in Labor List (AKA ‘The WALL’)

Aug-22-23 NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development Launches Digital Portal to House Prevailing Wage Payrolls, Equitable Pay Data

Aug-17-23 NJDOL Issues Stop-Work Order to Robbinsville Contractor on Middlesex Co. Elementary School Project

Aug-17-23 NJDOL Issues Stop-Work Order to Colo. Contractor on Mercer Co. High School Project

Aug-17-23 Estimates for July Show Signs of Cooling Labor Market

Aug-15-23 NJDOL Orders Work to Halt at 27 Boston Market Locations Statewide

Aug-8-23 Temporary Workers’ Bill of Rights Provisions Now Fully in Effect

Aug-7-23 NJDOL Sending Warning Letter to Businesses with Unsettled Violations of State Labor Laws

Aug-2-23 NJDOL Awards 29 Employers Governor’s Occupational Safety and Health Awards

Jul-26-23 NJDOL Cites NY Construction Company for Workers’ Rights Violations, Stops Work on NJ School 

Jul-20-23 New Jersey Labor Market Remains Resilient in June

Jul-18-23 NJDOL Issues Stop-Work Order to Newark Construction Company for Multiple Workers’ Rights Violations

Jul-12-23 NJDOL Announces $1.5M in Grants to Boost Access to Worker Benefits and Protections

Jul-11-23 Evidence of Worker Exploitation Stops Work at 110 Job Sites

Jul-07-23 NJDOL Teams Up with Coin Laundry Association to Educate Laundromat Owners, Clean Up Compliance Issues