New Jersey Government Agencies

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1. Discrimination/Harassment

For more information about filing a discrimination or harassment claim in New Jersey, see our page on filing a discrimination complaint: New Jersey

Discrimination/Harassment – State Agency

New Jersey Division on Civil Rights (DCR)

South Shore Regional Office 1325 Boardwalk, 1st floor Tennessee Avenue and Boardwalk Atlantic City, NJ 08401 Phone: (609) 441-3100 Fax: (609) 441-3578 TTY:609-441-7648 Southern Regional Office 5 Executive Campus, Suite 107 Cherry Hil, NJ 08002 Phone: 856-486-4080 Fax:856-486-2255 TTY:973-648-4678
Northern Regional Office P.O. Box 46001 Newark, NJ 07102 Phone: 973-648-2700 Fax: 973-648-4405 TTY:973-648-4678 Central Regional Office P.O. Box 090 Trenton, NJ 08625-0090 Phone: 609-292-4605 Fax: 609-984-3812 TTY:609-292-1785

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Agency Description/Mission: The Division on Civil Rights (Division) is charged with enforcing the Law Against Discrimination (LAD) within the State of New Jersey. Accordingly, the mission of the Division is the eradication of illegal discrimination based on race, religion, color, national origin, handicap, age, nationality, ancestry, marital status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, and sex, in areas such as employment, public accommodations, and housing. The Division serves as a fair and impartial forum for addressing claims that the LAD has been violated.

Discrimination/Harassment – Local Offices of Federal Agency (EEOC)

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Newark Area Office Two Gateway Center Suite 1703 283-299 Market Street Newark, NJ 07102 Phone: 1-800-669-4000 Fax:973-645-4524 TTY: 1-800-669-6820

For more information about this agency, see the EEOC section of our page on federal agencies.

2. Safety & Health (workplace health & safety complaints and information)

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) Avenel Area Office 1030 St. Georges Avenue Plaza 35, Suite 205 Avenel, New Jersey 07001 Phone: (732) 750-3270 Fax: (732) 750-4737

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) Hasbrouck Heights Area Office 500 Route 17 South 2nd Floor Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604 Phone: (201) 288-1700 Fax: (201) 288-7315

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) Marlton Area Office Marlton Executive Park, Building 2 701 Route 73 South, Suite 120 Marlton, NJ 08053 Phone: (856) 757-5181 Fax: (856) 757-5087

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) Parsippany Area Office 299 Cherry Hill Road, Suite 103 Parsippany, NJ 07054 Phone: (973) 263-1003 Fax: (973) 299-7161

For more information about this agency, see the OSHA section of our page on federal agencies.

3. Temporary Disability

Division of Temporary Disability Insurance P.O. Box 387 Trenton, NJ 08625-0387 Phone: (609) 292-7060 Web Address:

Agency Description/Mission: Under the New Jersey Temporary Disability Benefits Law, cash benefits are payable when you cannot work because of sickness or injury NOT caused by your job. New Jersey is one of only five states which provides compulsory temporary disability insurance for workers.

Frequently Asked Questions How to Apply for Benefits

4. Unemployment Insurance

New Jersey Department of Labor Division of Unemployment Insurance P.O. Box 058 Trenton, NJ 08625-0058 Phone: (609) 292-7162 Fax: (609) 633-2884 E-Mail: Web Address:

Agency Description/Mission: The Division’s goal is to provide superior customer service while carrying out the critical missions of unemployment insurance: providing temporary partial wage replacement to support workers who lose their job through no fault of their own, enabling employers to maintain attachment to a trained workforce, and stabilizing the economy during cyclical downturns.

Frequently Asked Questions Apply for Benefits Online What is Needed to Qualify?

5. Wage and Hour/Labor Standards Violations

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards – State Agency

New Jersey Department of Labor Division of Wage and Hour Compliance P.O. Box 389 Trenton, NJ 08625-0389 Phone: (609) 292-2337 E-Mail: Web Address:

For Overnight Mail New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development Division of Wage and Hour Compliance 1 John Fitch Plaza, 3rd Floor Trenton, NJ 08611 Wage & Hour – General Information: Telephone: (609) 292-2305 Telephone: (609) 292-2337 Fax: (609) 695-1174 Wage Collection Division of Wage and Hour Compliance Wage Collection Section 1 John Fitch Plaza – 1st Floor P.O. Box 389 Trenton, NJ 08625-0389 Telephone: (609) 292-3658 Fax: (609) 984-3005

Agency Description/Mission: The New Jersey Department of Labor, Division of Wage and Hour Compliance, enforces labor laws dealing with conditions of employment and methods and manner of the payment of wages such as the Wage and Hour Law, the Wage Payment Law, the Apparel Industry Registration Act, the Prevailing Wage Act, the Child Labor Law, etc. Through the inspection of employer time and payroll records, the Division of Wage and Hour Compliance ensures compliance with the laws and regulations it administers.

Wage and Hour Compliance FAQs Wage and Hour Forms

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards – Local Offices of Federal Agency (DOL)

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) ESA Wage & Hour Division Northern New Jersey District Office 200 Sheffield Street, Room 102 Mountainside, NJ 07092 Phone: (973) 645-2279 Fax: (973) 645-2573

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) ESA Wage & Hour Division Southern New Jersey District Office 3131 Princeton Pike, Building 5, Room 216 Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 Phone: (609) 989-2247 Fax: (609) 989-0457

For more information about this agency, see the U.S. Department of Labor section of our page on federal agencies.

6. Workers’ Compensation (for job-related injuries or illness)

New Jersey Department of Labor Division of Workers’ Compensation John Fitch Plaza P. O. Box 381 Trenton, NJ 08625-0381 Phone: (609) 292-2515 Fax: (609) 984-2515 E-Mail: Web Address:

Agency Information/Mission: A partnership among government, industry and labor, the NJ Division of Workers’ Compensation seeks to establish an equitable balance between the needs of injured workers and the needs of employers. With a commitment to the highest standards of professionalism, our mission is to ensure that proper benefits are paid to workers who are injured on the job in addition to enforcing the law requiring employers to obtain insurance coverage for their employees.

Worker Frequently Asked Questions How to File a Claim