NJ Puts Up $6M To Quell Corrections Recruits' Pay Claims

Law360, New York (March 15, 2013, 6:41 PM EDT) -- New Jersey has reached a nearly $6 million settlement with a class of onetime state Department of Corrections recruits who were allegedly misclassified and underpaid because of the state's failure to properly reauthorize a training program, counsel for the plaintiffs said Thursday.

The firm, Zazzali Fagella Nowak Kleinbaum & Friedman PC, is reaching out to members of the roughly 4,000-person class about the settlement, which won tentative approval in state court last month. The class includes all those who finished the DOC's Corrections Officer Recruit Training...
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