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7/11/2019



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NJ Transit taps Rubin for new employee court advocacy position


NJ Transit Employee Court Advocate Michael Rubin.
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New Jersey Transit has named attorney Michael Rubin as the agency's employee court advocate.

The newly created role is designed to help rail conductors and bus operators who are victims of on-the-job assaults navigate the criminal justice system. 

The position was created in response to New Jersey state lawmakers adding front-line transportation worker protections to the state criminal assault statute, NJ Transit officials said in a press release.

Rubin has 15 years of experience as a deputy attorney general in the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety. 

In his role, Rubin will meet with NJ Transit employees who've been assaulted to review their cases and help them understand their legal rights. When an employee is required to appear in court, Rubin will accompany them to ensure their rights are protected and prosecutors pursue appropriate charges and sentencing. 



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