New Jersey


As used in this title: Commissioner means the commissioner of labor. Deputy commissioner means the several deputy commissioners of labor except in chapter 15 of this title ( 34:15-1 et...


The department of labor, hereinafter in this title referred to as the department , organized by an act entitled An act to reorganize the department of labor; to provide for the execution of...

The department shall have its principal office in Trenton. ...


The commissioner shall be a citizen and resident of this state, appointed by the governor, by and with the advice and consent of the senate. He shall hold his office for the term of five years...


The commissioner shall be the executive and administrative head of the department. All powers and duties vested in and devolved upon the commissioner or the department shall be exercised...


The Department of Labor shall annually determine which municipalities qualify as resort municipalities and determine and certify the annual mean population of resort municipalities....


As used in this act: Annual mean population means for each resort municipality the following: 12P + 3SP AMP =................. 12 where AMP equals Annual Mean Population P equals Population...


a. The seasonal population of each resort municipality shall be estimated by the Department of Labor by taking into account such factors as it deems advisable and appropriate to determine...


The Commissioner of Labor may adopt and promulgate, pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act, P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), such rules and regulations to effectuate the purposes...


The commissioner shall enforce the provisions of this title and exercise supervision and control over the deputy commissioners, bureau chiefs and all inspectors, and shall, as often as...


Inspectors shall be classified into four grades which shall be designated respectively first grade, second grade, third grade and fourth grade. Inspectors of each grade shall receive...


Inspectors shall perform such duties as the commissioner shall direct. ...


The commissioner shall be the appointing authority of the department and shall in accordance with the civil service laws employ such inspectors, clerks, stenographers and other personnel as he...

The commissioner may employ additional inspectors, expert investigators or advisers for such period as he shall consider necessary and at such compensation as shall be fixed by him or...


Deputy commissioners, bureau heads and inspectors of the department shall, in addition to the annual salaries received by them, receive the necessary expenses incurred by them in the...


The deputy commissioners, chief inspectors and inspectors shall be provided with certificates of authority by the secretary of state, which shall be exhibited on demand by the person in charge...


The commissioner, deputy commissioners and inspectors may administer oaths and take affidavits in matters relating to the enforcement of the provisions of this title. ...


No inspector shall engage in any business, occupation or employment during his term of office that will in any way interfere with or prevent his full and faithful performance of his duties....


The commissioner, deputy commissioners and inspectors shall have the right at all reasonable hours to enter and inspect all places and establishments regulated or affected by this title and...


No person shall obstruct, hinder or delay, or interfere with, by force or otherwise, the performance of any duty under the provisions of this title by the commissioner or by any of the...


Each inspector shall note in writing the names of minors discharged from any employment and within twenty-four hours thereafter shall send or deliver a list of such minors with their names...


The commissioner shall prosecute violations of the provisions of this title in any court of competent jurisdiction. ...


The commissioner shall, on or before October thirty-first in each year, make report to the governor of the work of the department. ...



The commissioner may make and publish rules and regulations not inconsistent with law as he shall deem necessary to enforce the provisions of this title. Whenever any condition is found to...


The commissioner may charge a fee of not less than $ 15.00 nor more than $ 1,000.00 for issuing a certificate of approval of any plans or specifications, or both, required by law or regulation...


The commissioner may charge a reasonable fee for blue prints, literature and publications issued by the department. ...


Fees and moneys collected by the commissioner under the provisions of this title shall be paid by him to the state treasurer. ...



There shall be within the Division of Labor, Department of Labor and Industry, a mechanical inspection bureau which shall administer engineers' and firemen's licensing and boiler, pressure...


The examining board of the mechanical inspection bureau shall administer the licensing of engineers and firemen and the inspection of boilers, pressure vessels and refrigeration plants....


The commissioner shall prescribe the duties of and adopt all necessary rules, regulations and by-laws for the operation of the mechanical inspection bureau not inconsistent with law, and...


Each member of the mechanical inspection bureau shall be paid his necessary expenses incurred in the performance of duty. ...


Any citizen of the State having had at least 5 years' experience as engineer in the maintenance and operation of steam boilers, or as boiler maker, or as inspector for an insurance...


The commissioner shall from time to time direct the examining board of the mechanical inspection bureau to hold examinations for inspectors and shall prescribe the rules for and scope of...


The Governor shall appoint 6 citizens of this State, 2 of whom shall be professional engineers licensed by this State, and who shall represent the following interests: one manufacturer of...


The bureau of statistics and records shall be under the direction of a chief of bureau who shall be appointed by the commissioner. ...


The bureau of statistics and records shall collect, classify and report to the legislature, on or before the last day of October in each year, statistical details relating to labor in the...


The annual report of the bureau shall include statistics showing the number of private firms and corporations engaged in the several industries in this state; the capital invested; amount of...


The information secured shall be presented in the annual report by figures only; the names of persons, firms or corporations shall in no case be printed and the business of...


Any owner, operator, lessee, manager or superintendent of an establishment or industry in which labor is employed within this state, who willfully neglects or refuses to make return or report...


The chief of the bureau of statistics and records shall have power to examine witnesses under oath. ...


The bureau of industrial statistics and records shall publish and issue from time to time bulletins and pamphlets pertaining to its work and shall perform such other duties as the...


The bureau of statistics and records shall continue the compilation and publication every third year, or oftener if in the judgment of the commissioner the interests of the state will be...


The workmen's compensation bureau shall consist of the commissioner who shall act as chairman, a director, deputy commissioners of compensation appointed by the commissioner; and such referees...


The first director of the workmen's compensation bureau to be designated under this act shall be the deputy commissioner of compensation serving upon the effective date hereof in the capacity...


Any referee, who is a counselor at law duly admitted to practice by the supreme court, and who has served as a referee in the bureau for not less than two years, may at the discretion of...


The bureau of employment shall consist of a chief of bureau appointed by the commissioner and such clerks and employees as may be necessary. The commissioner may, for the purposes of the...


The department is authorized to establish such subdivisions of the bureau of employment as he may deem advisable for the following purposes: To bring together employers seeking employees...


The commissioner is authorized to co-operate with other public employment bureaus, whether operated by voluntary, charitable or eleemosynary organizations, or by municipalities in this or...


The bureau of employment of the New Jersey department of labor is hereby designated as the state agency which shall co-operate with the employment service of the United States department of...


The commissioner shall collect and disseminate all data as to unemployment and places offering employment in the manner most likely to enable the unemployed to secure employment. ...


The commissioner in his discretion may issue such bulletins, notices, circulars or other printed matter as may be necessary in furtherance of the purposes and duties of the bureau of employment. ...


The bureau of employment and bureaus co-operating in carrying out the provisions of sections 34:1-59 to 34:1-64, 34:1-66 to 34:1-69 of this title, shall keep a record of all labor disturbances...


The bureau of employment shall assist migrant laborers in securing suitable employment, investigate their living and working conditions, and counsel them in matters of sanitation, and...


The bureau of employment shall investigate unemployment conditions affecting soldiers and sailors of the United States after their discharge from service, collect and compile data as...


Each office of the bureau of employment shall in co-operation with the chief executive officers of the several municipalities within its district prepare and preserve a list of all...


No compensation shall be charged or received, directly or indirectly, for any service performed pursuant to sections 34:1-59 to 34:1-68 of this title from any person applying for employment...


There is hereby created in the Department of Labor and Industry a division to be devoted to the interests of the deaf. ...



a. There shall be within the Division of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing an Advisory Council on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing which shall consist of 18 members. One representative from each of...


The Commissioner of Labor and Industry shall appoint a competent person to have charge of such Division of the Deaf, who shall be fully conversant with the sign language of the deaf as...


The director of such division shall collect and tabulate statistics pertaining to the deaf, their employment and welfare; shall ascertain primarily by annual review of the New Jersey job...


The Director of the Division of the Deaf shall report annually to the Legislature. Such report shall include, but not be limited to, a review of the status of services to deaf persons within...


The Commissioner of Labor and Industry shall employ additional assistants who are competent and experienced in working and communicating with the deaf at such compensation as is required...


The Director of the Division of the Deaf shall receive such compensation as shall be determined by the Commissioner of Labor and Industry and such actual and necessary expenses as shall...


The term deaf , for purposes of the Division of the Deaf and as used in this act, means those persons in whom the sense of hearing is nonfunctional for ordinary purposes of life and includes...


The Legislature finds and declares that it shall be the policy of this State to secure the rights of hearing impaired persons who, because of impairment of hearing or speech, are unable to...


As used in this act: a. Appointing authority means the presiding judge or justice of any court, the chairman of any board, commission, or authority, the director or commissioner of...


If a qualified interpreter or the hearing impaired client states that the interpretation is not satisfactory and that an intermediary interpreter will improve the quality of interpretation,...

The appointing authority shall appoint a qualified interpreter to assist a hearing impaired person throughout the proceedings and in preparation with counsel as follows: a. In any case before...


In any action or proceeding in which an interpreter is required to be appointed, the court or administrative authority may not commence proceedings until the appointed interpreter is in full...


a. The State Division of the Deaf in the Department of Labor, created pursuant to P.L.1941, c. 197 (C. 34:1-69.1 et seq.) shall maintain a list of qualified interpreters and provide the list...


Every appointed interpreter before entering upon his duties, shall take an oath that he will make a true interpretation in an understandable manner to the person for whom he is appointed and...


a. An appointed interpreter shall receive a reasonable fee for his services, together with his actual expenses for travel and waiting time. b. The Supreme Court shall establish rules governing...


The right of a hearing impaired person to an interpreter shall not be waived unless the hearing impaired person requests a waiver in writing. The waiver shall be granted if the hearing...


Any information that the interpreter gathers from the hearing impaired person pertaining to any proceeding then pending shall at all times remain confidential and privileged on an equal basis...


Except as otherwise in this Title specifically provided, a proceeding for the recovery of a penalty for the violation of any provision of this Title shall be by a civil action in the name of...


There is hereby established in the Executive Branch of the State Government a principal department which shall be known as the Department of Labor and Industry. As used in this act, unless...


On the effective date of this act the Department of Labor and Industry established pursuant to P.L.1948, c. 446 (C. 34:1A-1 et seq.) shall be entitled and known as the Department of Labor...


The administrator and head of the department shall be a commissioner, who shall be known as the Commissioner of Labor and Industry, and who shall be a person qualified by training and...


The commissioner, as head of the department, shall: (a) Administer the work of the department; (b) Appoint and remove officers and other personnel employed within the department, subject to...

The commissioner may delegate to subordinate officers or employees in the department such of his powers as he may deem desirable, to be exercised under his supervision and direction, and shall,...

There is hereby established in the Department of Labor and Industry a Division of Labor, a Division of Workmen's Compensation, and a Division of Employment Security. ...


Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, the division heretofore referred to as the Division of Workmen's Compensation in the Department of Labor and Industry shall be known as the...


All of the functions, powers and duties of the existing Department of Labor, of the Commissioner of Labor, and of the respective bureaus and divisions therein, of the existing...


All of the functions, powers and duties of the existing Department of Labor and of the respective bureaus and divisions therein and of the Commissioner of Labor herein transferred to...


The Division of Workplace Standards shall conduct an extensive orientation program to educate new and existing employers about wage and hour laws and, as appropriate, other laws pertaining...


The Division of Labor shall be under the immediate supervision of a director, who shall be a person qualified by training and experience to direct the work of such division. The director of...

There shall be within the Division of Labor, a Bureau of Migrant Labor. The division of migrant labor of the existing Department of Labor and Industry, together with all of its functions,...


Except as otherwise provided herein or as may be changed pursuant to authorization contained herein or in any other law, the organization of the existing Department of Labor is continued as...


All of the functions, powers and duties of the workmen's compensation bureau of the existing Department of Labor, and those exercised or performed by it or any of its officers or employees in...


The Division of Workmen's Compensation shall consist of the Commissioner of Labor and Industry who shall act as chairman, a director who shall be appointed as hereinafter provided, judges...


The Director of the Division of Workmen's Compensation and each judge of compensation shall be an attorney-at-law of the State of New Jersey. ...


Any person hereafter appointed as a referee, referee, formal hearings, supervising referee, or supervising referee, formal hearings shall be an attorney-at-law of the State of New...


All persons heretofore appointed and serving as deputy directors of compensation shall continue in such appointments, as heretofore, with the title of judge of compensation. ...


The Director of the Division of Worker's Compensation shall: a. cause copies of the voter registration forms furnished under subsection f. of section 16 of P.L.1974, c.30 (C.19:31-6.4) to...


Except as otherwise provided herein or as may be changed pursuant to authorization contained herein or in any other law, the organization of the workmen's compensation bureau of the...


All of the functions, powers and duties of the Unemployment Compensation Commission, of the respective bureaus and divisions therein, and of the executive director of such commission, are...


The division of Employment Security shall be under the immediate supervision of a director who shall be a person qualified by training and experience to direct the work of such division....


The Director of the Division of Employment Services shall: a. cause copies of the voter registration forms furnished under subsection f. of section 16 of P.L.1974, c.30 (C.19:31-6.4) to...


The Director of the Division of Unemployment and Temporary Disability Insurance shall: a. cause copies of the voter registration forms furnished under subsection f. of section 16 of P.L.1974,...


There shall be within the Department of Labor an Employment Security Council, which shall consist of nine members, not more than five of whom shall be of the same political affiliation. Three...


The Employment Security Council shall: (a) Consult and advise with the Commissioner of Labor or his designated representative with respect to the administration and operation of the...


There shall also be within the Division of Employment Security the Advisory Council on Disability Benefits, as established by and constituted under the Temporary Disability Benefits Law,...


There shall be within the Division of Employment Security a Board of Review consisting of three members, who shall act as a final appeals board in cases of benefit disputes, including appeals...


To hear and decide disputed benefit claims, including appeals from determinations with respect to demands by the deputy for refunds of benefits under section 43:21-16(d) of the Revised...


Except as otherwise provided herein or as may be changed pursuant to authorization contained herein or in any other law, the organization of the existing Unemployment Compensation Commission...


The New Jersey State Board of Mediation of the existing Department of Labor and all of its functions, powers and duties are hereby transferred to the Department of Labor and Industry...


The director of each division in the Department of Labor and Industry shall be in the unclassified service of the civil service of the State. Any such director may be removed from office by...


All appropriations and other moneys available to become available to any department, commission, board, office or other agency, the functions, powers and duties of which have been herein...


Such employees of any department, commission, board, office or other agency, the functions, powers and duties of which have been herein assigned or transferred to the Department of Labor...


Nothing in this act shall be construed to deprive any person holding any office or position not abolished pursuant to the provisions of this act, of any tenure rights or of any right or...


All files, books, papers, records, equipment and other property of any department, commission, board, office or other agency, the functions, powers and duties of which have been herein assigned...


This act shall not affect the orders, rules and regulations heretofore made or promulgated by any department, commission, board, officer or other agency, the functions, powers and duties of...




This act shall not affect actions or proceedings, civil or criminal, brought by or against any department, commission, board, officer or other agency, the functions, powers and duties of...


The Unemployment Compensation Commission, the office of executive director of the Unemployment Compensation Commission, the office of director of the New Jersey State Employment Service...


Subject to the provisions of this act: Whenever the term Commissioner of Labor occurs or any reference is made thereto in any law, contract or document, the same shall be deemed to mean or...


All acts and parts of acts inconsistent with any of the provisions of this act are, to the extent of such inconsistency, hereby repealed. ...


This act shall be known as, and may be cited as the Department of Labor and Industry Act of 1948. ...


This act shall take effect on the first day of January, one thousand nine hundred and forty-nine, except that any appointment, and any confirmation or approval of any appointment, permitted...


The Governor shall appoint, with the advice and consent of the Senate, a State Apprenticeship Council in the Division of Labor in the Department of Labor and Industry, composed of...


The Commissioner of Labor and Industry shall appoint a person to be in charge of apprentice training in the Division of Labor in the Department of Labor and Industry. The Commissioner of Labor...


Related and supplemental instruction for apprentices, co-ordination of instruction with job experience, and the selection of teachers and co-ordinators for such instruction shall be...


Local and State joint apprenticeship committees may be approved, in any trade or group of trades, in trade areas or regions of the State by the council, whenever the apprentice training needs...


Standards for apprenticeship agreements may be as follows: (1) A statement of the trade or craft to be taught and the required hours for completion of apprenticeship which shall be not less...


For the purposes of this act an apprenticeship agreement shall be deemed to be: (1) An individual written agreement between an employer and an apprentice, or (2) a written agreement between...


The provisions of this act shall apply to a person, firm, corporation or craft only after such person, firm, corporation or craft has voluntarily elected to conform with its provisions. ...


If any provision of this act or the application thereof to any person or circumstances, is held invalid, the remainder of the act, and the application of such provision to other persons...


This act shall take effect July first, one thousand nine hundred and fifty-three. ...


This act shall be known and may be cited as the Division of Travel and Tourism Act. ...


The Legislature hereby finds and declares that: a. Increased revenues for this State and more employment opportunities for its citizens will result from the proper promotion throughout the...


3. As used in this act, unless a different meaning appears from the context: a. Council means the New Jersey Tourism Advisory Council. b. Director means the Director of the Division of...


There is hereby established in the Department of Labor and Industry the Division of Travel and Tourism. The division shall be under the supervision of a director, who shall be a person...


All the functions, powers, and duties of the Office of Tourism and Promotion in the Division of Economic Development in the Department of Labor and Industry are transferred to the Division...



The transfer directed by this act shall be made in accordance with the State Agency Transfer Act, P.L.1971, c. 375 (C. 52:14D-1 et seq.). ...


a. There is created in the division the New Jersey Tourism Advisory Council which shall consist of 19 members: (1) Two members of the Senate, to be appointed by the President thereof, not...


The director, upon consultation with the council, shall develop a 10-year master plan for the growth of tourism for presentation to the Governor and the Legislature no later than February 1,...


In the pursuance and promotion of a State policy on tourism, the division shall: a. Provide and promote adequate opportunities for county and municipal participation, Federal agency...


The commission shall: a. Aid the division in the formulation of the 10-year master plan and the annual review thereof; b. Consider all matters referred to it by the director; and c....


If any section, subsection, paragraph, sentence or other part of this act is adjudged unconstitutional or invalid, such judgment shall not affect, impair or invalidate the remainder of this...


All acts and parts of acts inconsistent with this act are, to the extent of such inconsistency, superseded and repealed. ...


The State, its offices, departments, divisions, bureaus, boards, commissions and agencies, including the Office for Promoting Technical Innovation, as well as the employees thereof, shall not...


The State, its offices, departments, divisions, bureaus, boards, commissions, and agencies, including the Office for Promoting Technical Innovation, as well as the employees thereof, shall not...


This act shall be known and may be cited as the New Products, New Jobs Act of 1980. ...


The Legislature hereby finds and declares that it is not in the public interest for any citizens of this State to be unemployed solely because of an inability to reach a place of...


This act shall be known and may be cited as the Jobs Transportation Demonstration Act of 1978. ...


The Commissioner of the Department of Labor and Industry is hereby authorized to develop and administer a program to provide funds for demonstration projects to transport persons to job sites,...


The commissioner shall establish standards for the allocation of funds pursuant to this act which standards shall: a. Be responsive to areas of high unemployment; b. Guarantee that each...


Demonstration projects funded under this act shall be limited to three basic intra-State services as follows: a. Transporting persons from employment service centers, or other centralized sites...


The commissioner shall promulgate rules and regulations deemed necessary and proper to administer the act. ...


There is established in, but not of, the Department of Labor the New Jersey Occupational Information Coordinating Committee which shall: a. Design and implement a comprehensive...


The committee shall: a. Include the Commissioner of Commerce, Energy and Economic Development, as the representative of the State economic development agency; the Commissioner of Education, as...


The New Jersey Occupational Information Coordinating Committee shall conduct, not less than once every three years, and on a Statewide basis, a comprehensive survey of occupations in the...


The New Jersey Occupational Information Coordinating Committee shall conduct, not less than once every three years, and on a Statewide basis, a comprehensive survey of occupations in the...



The New Jersey Occupational Information Coordinating Committee shall conduct, not less than once every three years, and on a Statewide basis, a comprehensive survey of occupations in the...


There is established within the Department of Labor a Council on Undocumented Aliens which shall consist of 14 public members and the commissioner, ex officio, or his designee, as chair, not...


The council shall be responsible for: a. Making a study of the undocumented alien population in this State, including, but not limited to: (1) An estimate of whether the number of...


The council may: a. Hold public meetings or hearings within the State on any matter or matters related to the provisions of this act. b. Call to its assistance and avail itself of the services...


Three years from the date the council first meets, the council shall submit to the commissioner and the Legislature a report summarizing its activities, findings and recommendations. Upon...


This act shall be known and may be cited as The New Jersey Economic Development Authority Act. LexisNexis (TM) Notes:



The Legislature hereby finds and determines that: a. Department of Labor statistics of recent years indicate a continuing decline in manufacturing employment within the State, which is...

As used in the provisions of P.L. 1974, c. 80 (C. 34:1B-1 et seq.), P.L. 1979, c. 303 (C. 34:1B-5.1 et seq.), sections 50 through 54 of P.L. 2000, c. 72 (C. 34:1B-5.5 through 34:1B-5.9),...

4. a. There is hereby established in, but not of, the Department of the Treasury a public body corporate and politic, with corporate succession, to be known as the New Jersey Economic...


a. The New Jersey Economic Development Authority and the State Treasurer are hereby authorized to enter into one or more contracts to secure, in whole or in part, any bonds, refunding bonds...


The authority shall have the following powers: a. To adopt bylaws for the regulation of its affairs and the conduct of its business; b. To adopt and have a seal and to alter the same at...


The New Jersey Economic Development Authority shall adopt rules and regulations requiring that not less than the prevailing wage rate be paid to workers employed in the performance of...


The rules and regulations adopted under section 1 of this act shall provide for the proper and appropriate administration and enforcement of such regulations. ...


A violation of the rules and regulations adopted pursuant to section 1 of this act shall be deemed to be a violation of P.L.1963, c. 150 (C. 34:11-56.25 et seq.). The Commissioner of Labor...


a. The New Jersey Economic Development Authority shall adopt rules and regulations to establish an affirmative action program for the hiring of minority workers employed in the performance...


In the exercise of powers granted by P.L. 2000, c. 72 (C. 18A:7G-1 et al.) in connection with any school facilities project, any and all claims, damages, losses, liabilities or costs that...


a. No municipality shall modify or change the drawings, plans or specifications for the construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation, alteration or improvement of any school facilities project...


a. In undertaking any school facilities projects where the cost of construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation or improvement will exceed $ 25,000, the authority may prepare, or cause to...


a. If the authority shall find it necessary in connection with the undertaking of any school facilities project to change the location of any portion of any public highway or road, it may...


Notwithstanding the provisions of any law to the contrary, any bonds issued pursuant to P.L. 2000, c. 72 (C. 18A:7G-1 et al.) shall be fully negotiable within the meaning and for all purposes...


A copy of any application for assistance under this act received by the authority shall be submitted to, and for the review and advice of, the Director of the Division of Economic...


a. The authority shall establish and maintain a special fund called the economic development fund into which shall be deposited such moneys (1) as shall be appropriated by the State for...


The Legislature finds that there continue to exist in the State's urban communities high unemployment, low levels of new capital investment, depressed living and working conditions...


The economic development fund established in the New Jersey Economic Development Authority under section 7 of P.L.1974, c.80 (C.34:1B-7) shall be a fund for community development purposes with...


Amounts appropriated to the economic development fund from the Community Development Bond Fund shall be used for the purpose of paying or financing the costs of projects undertaken by the...


Financing of projects pursuant to this act shall be in such form, amount and on such terms as the authority shall believe necessary in order to assure the economic feasibility of a project and...


With respect to projects for which costs are to be financed by the authority pursuant to this act, the authority shall in determining those projects, and in the planning and undertaking of...


The authority shall annually report to the Governor and the Legislature concerning the financing of projects undertaken, and concerning projects planned to be undertaken, pursuant to this act....


The New Jersey Economic Development Authority, as successor to the New Jersey State Area Redevelopment Authority through the Executive Reorganization Plan filed February 27, 1978, shall...


All sums appropriated or transferred to the New Jersey Area Redevelopment Authority, except those referred to in section 1 of this act, or to the New Jersey Urban Loan Authority, from any...


The New Jersey Economic Development Authority, as successor to the New Jersey State Area Redevelopment Authority, may, after negotiation and agreement with the State Treasurer, prepay...

Sections one through ten of this act shall be known and may be cited as the Economic Recovery Fund Act. ...


The Legislature finds and determines that limitations on the availability of loan funds from financial institutions has seriously impeded the development and completion of many...


The authority may use the moneys in the fund to pay principal of, premium, if any, and interest on bonds or notes, which shall be entitled Economic Recovery Fund Bonds or Notes, as...


With respect to projects to be financed by the authority pursuant to this act and undertaken with moneys from the Economic Recovery Fund, the authority shall in determining those projects, and...


Commencing with fiscal year 1992, the State Treasurer shall in each fiscal year pay from the General Fund to the Economic Recovery Fund, in accordance with a contract between the treasurer and...


The State Treasurer and the authority are authorized to enter into one or more contracts to implement the payment arrangement that is provided for in section 6 of this act. The contract...


The authority shall report six months after the effective date of this section, and annually thereafter not later than September 15, to the Governor and the Legislature concerning the financing...


Notice of loans, guarantees, grants or other forms of financing for projects from such funds as may be made available under subsections a. and e. of section 4 of this act shall be submitted to...


a. The following words or terms as used in this section shall have the following meaning unless a different meaning clearly appears from the context: Small business enterprise shall mean...


Sections 1 through 10 of this 1993 amendatory and supplementary act shall be known and may be cited as the Public School Capital Finance Assistance Act. ...


The Legislature finds and declares that the northeastern region of the country and New Jersey, in particular, continues to be seriously affected by the national economic downturn; that...


As used in this act: Authority means the New Jersey Economic Development Authority established by section 4 of P.L.1974, c.80 (C.34:1B-4); Commissioner means the Commissioner of the...


a. The authority shall establish and maintain a special nonlapsing revolving fund to be known as the Public School Facilities Code Compliance Loan Fund, hereinafter the compliance fund,...


a. The authority shall establish and maintain a special nonlapsing revolving fund to be known as the Public School Facilities Loan Assistance Fund, hereinafter the facilities fund, which...


a. The New Jersey Economic Development Authority is authorized to issue bonds, in an aggregate amount not exceeding $ 100,000,000, the proceeds from which shall be used to provide matching...


In the case of a school district that has applied for any loan pursuant to this 1993 amendatory and supplementary act, and that is required to seek authorization for the issuance of bonds, or...


The authority is hereby empowered and directed to adopt summarily any rule, and to take any administrative action whatsoever, necessary to effectuate the purposes of this 1993 amendatory...


This act shall be known and may be cited as the New Jersey Boat Industry Loan Guarantee Fund Act. ...


The Legislature finds and declares that the regional and national economic downturn which began in late 1989 continues to negatively affect the State, resulting in an alarming number of layoffs...


As used in this act: Authority means the New Jersey Economic Development Authority established pursuant to section 4 of P.L.1974, c.80 (C.34:1B-4). Boat means a vessel or watercraft,...


The New Jersey Economic Development Authority shall establish a New Jersey Boat Industry Loan Guarantee Program to provide loan guarantees for boat manufacturers or distributors in the State. ...


a. To implement the program, the authority shall establish and maintain a special revolving fund to be known as the New Jersey Boat Industry Loan Guarantee Fund, hereinafter the...


The authority shall establish sufficient reserves and liquid reserves to provide a sufficient and actuarially sound basis for its pledges contained in any loan guarantee agreement entered...


The authority shall enter into agreements with participating banks and boat manufacturers or distributors qualified pursuant to subsection d. of section 5 of this act to use the moneys from...


Within fifteen months following the effective date of this act, and on or before February 15 of each succeeding year in which a loan guarantee agreement entered into under this act is in...


The authority shall adopt, pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act, P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), any rules and regulations necessary to effectuate the purposes of this act....


This act shall be known and may be cited as the New Jersey Emerging Technology and Biotechnology Financial Assistance Act. ...


The Legislature finds and declares that: a. Biotechnology is an emerging technology that holds great promise for designing living organisms that can be used for the treatment of diseases,...


As used in this act: Authority means the New Jersey Economic Development Authority established pursuant to section 4 of P.L.1974, c.80 (C.34:1B-4); Biotechnology means the...


The authority shall establish a New Jersey Emerging Technology and Biotechnology Financial Assistance Program to stimulate increased financing to help fund the costs incurred by new or...


a. To implement the program, the authority shall establish and maintain a special account to be known as the New Jersey Emerging Technology and Biotechnology Financial Assistance...


a. The New Jersey Economic Development Authority shall establish within the New Jersey Emerging Technology and Biotechnology Financial Assistance Program established pursuant to P.L.1995,...


As used in P.L. 1997, c. 334 (C. 34:1B-7.42a et al.): Authority means the New Jersey Economic Development Authority established pursuant to section 4 of P.L. 1974, c. 80 (C....


Not later than one year following the effective date of this act, and for each succeeding year in which a financial assistance agreement entered into under this act is in effect, the...


The authority shall adopt, pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act, P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), any rules and regulations necessary to effectuate the purposes of this act....


This act shall be known and may be cited as the Pension Bond Financing Act of 1997. ...


The Legislature finds and declares that: a. The State currently makes contributions on an annual basis to fund the State's obligations under its various pension funds and retirement...


As used in this act: a. Bonds means bonds, notes or other obligations issued by the authority pursuant to this act. b. New Jersey Economic Development Authority or authority means the...


Notwithstanding the provisions of any law, rule, regulation or order to the contrary: a. The authority shall have the power, pursuant to the provisions of this act and P.L.1974, c.80 (C.34:1B-1...


a. The State Treasurer shall, in each State fiscal year, pay from the General Fund to the authority, in accordance with a contract or contracts between the State Treasurer and the...


The State Treasurer shall, on or before April 1 of each year, issue a report on the financing provided for in this act to the Governor, the Senate President, the Speaker of the General...


It is the intent of the Legislature that in the event of any conflict or inconsistency between the provisions of this act and any other law pertaining to the purposes of this act, to the extent...


If any clause, sentence, paragraph, section or part of this act shall be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the judgment shall not affect, impair or invalidate...


The authority shall also have power to make reasonable regulations for the installation, construction, maintenance, repair, renewal, relocation, and removal of tracks, pipes, mains,...


For the purpose of providing funds (a) to pay all or any part of the cost of any project or projects, (b) to make loans in accordance with the provisions of P.L. 1974, c. 80 (C. 34:1B-1 et...


By resolution, the authority shall have power to incur indebtedness, borrow money and issue its bonds for the purposes stated in section 9 of P.L. 1974, c. 80 (C. 34:1B-9). Except as may...

Any provision of any law to the contrary notwithstanding, any bond or other obligation issued pursuant to this act shall be fully negotiable within the meaning and for all purposes of Title...


In order to secure the payment of such bonds and in addition to its other powers, the authority shall have power by resolution to covenant and agree with the several holders of such bonds, as...

Any pledge of revenues or other moneys made by the authority shall be valid and binding from the time when the pledge is made; the revenues or other moneys so pledged and thereafter received...


Neither the members of the authority nor any person executing bonds issued pursuant to this act shall be liable personally on the bonds by reason of the issuance thereof. Bonds or...


The exercise of the powers granted by this act and P.L. 2000, c. 72 (C. 18A:7G-1 et al.) shall constitute the performance of an essential governmental function and the authority shall not...


The governing bodies of any two contiguous municipalities within which is located or is to be located a New Jersey Economic Development Authority project situated in part within each...


Any agreement entered into pursuant to section 1 of this act for the sharing of payments and revenues derived from a project shall also set forth the manner in which the costs of...

 


Notwithstanding any restriction contained in any other law, the State and all political subdivisions of this State, their officers, boards, commissioners, departments or other agencies, all...


All banks, bankers, trust companies, savings banks, investment companies and other persons carrying on a banking business are hereby authorized to give to the authority a good and...


The foregoing sections of this act shall be deemed to provide a complete method for the doing of things authorized thereby and shall be regarded as not in conflict with, or as restrictive...


If any section, part, phrase, or provision of this act of the application thereof to any person, project or circumstances, be adjudged invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, such...


a. Any county, by resolution of its governing body, shall have power to enter into contracts with the authority relating to any project or projects situated within the county; provided,...


All property of an authority shall be exempt from levy and sale by virtue of an execution and no execution or other judicial process shall issue against the same nor shall any judgment against...


This act shall be known and may be cited as the Good Driver Protection Act of 1994. ...


The Legislature hereby finds and declares: a. The Market Transition Facility, created pursuant to section 88 of P.L.1990, c. 8 (C. 17:33B-11) to serve as an interim residual market mechanism...


For the purposes of sections 1 through 15 of this act: Commissioner means the Commissioner of Insurance. Division of Motor Vehicles Surcharge Fund or DMV Surcharge Fund means the...


a. The authority shall have the power to issue Market Transition Facility bonds or notes in an amount not to exceed $ 750 million, pursuant to the provisions of this act, under the powers given...


a. For the purpose of providing funds for payment of current and anticipated liabilities and expenses of the facility, the authority shall have the power to provide for the funding or refunding...


The authority may, in any resolution authorizing the issuance of the bonds or notes, pledge the Facility Revenue Fund or a portion thereof for payment of the redemption of the Market...


There is created within the authority a special nonlapsing fund, to be known as the Market Transition Facility Revenue Fund. The Facility Revenue Fund shall consist of: a. Such monies as may...


a. The authority may use the monies in the Market Transition Facility Revenue Fund to pay the principal and interest and premium, if any, on the Market Transition Facility bonds or notes issued...


Market Transition Facility bonds and notes issued by the authority shall be special and limited obligations which are payable only from monies on deposit in the Facility Revenue Fund. New...

The State hereby pledges and covenants with the holders of any Market Transition Facility bonds, notes or other obligations and New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission bonds, notes or...


No later than four months following the issuance of any Market Transition Facility bonds or notes, the Department of the Treasury, in conjunction with the authority, shall provide a...


There is created within the Department of the Treasury a special nonlapsing fund to be known as the Division of Motor Vehicles Surcharge Fund, which, beginning September 1, 1996 or earlier...


a. The State Treasurer and the authority may enter into any agreements as may be necessary to effectuate the provisions of this act, which may include, but not be limited to, procedures for...


The State Treasurer shall, as soon as practicable after the effective date of this act, and upon appropriation by the Legislature, transfer to the Market Transition Facility Revenue Fund $...


a. The commissioner shall prepare a semi-annual report for the Governor, the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the General Assembly on the financial condition of the New Jersey...



This act shall be known as the Motion Picture and Television Development Act. ...


The Legislature finds and determines that the economy of the State of New Jersey has suffered considerably in recent years because of the inflation and employment problems confronting this...


a. There is hereby established in but not of the Department of Labor and Industry a Motion Picture and Television Development Commission. b. The commission shall consist of eight public members...


The Motion Picture and Television Development Commission shall organize itself in such manner as it deems desirable and necessary, but no action shall be taken or motion or resolution adopted...


On or before December 31 of each year, the Motion Picture and Television Development Commission shall make an annual report of its activities for the Governor and the Legislature. ...


The Motion Picture and Television Development Commission shall have the following powers: a. To adopt such rules and regulations as it deems advisable with respect to the conduct of its...


The Motion Picture and Television Development Commission shall prepare and implement programs to promote a motion picture and television industry within the State. Such a program shall include...


If any section, part, phrase, or provision of this act or the application thereof to any person, project or circumstances, be adjudged invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, such...



The Legislature finds: a. During the past decade, a number of industrial plants and other facilities located in this State have permanently terminated operations or relocated operations to...


This act shall be known and may be cited as the Worker Owned Corporation Study Act . ...


The Department of Labor and Industry is directed to undertake a study as to the best means of providing encouragement and assistance to the formulation of employee stock ownership plans...


In conducting its study, the department shall: a. consider Federal and State law relating directly or indirectly to these plans, and to the organization and operation of any trusts...


Pursuant to the findings and conclusions of the study conducted as provided in sections 3. and 4. of this act, the Department of Labor and Industry shall develop a plan to encourage and assist...


The Commissioner of the Department of Labor and Industry shall within 1 year of the effective date of this act report the findings and conclusions of the study, together with details of the...


This act shall be known and may be cited as the New Jersey Local Development Financing Fund Act. ...


The Legislature finds that there continue to exist in the State areas of high unemployment, low levels of new capital investment, depressed living and working conditions, and a deteriorating...


As used in this act: a. Fund means the New Jersey Local Development Financing Fund established in section 4 of this act. b. Commissioner means the Commissioner of the Department of...


There is established the New Jersey Local Development Financing Fund, a special depository fund into which shall be deposited moneys for carrying out the purposes of this act. The fund shall...

Financial assistance provided from the fund shall include, but not be limited to, loans, loan guarantees, grants, secondary mortgages and equity participation. The form, amount and terms...


The commissioner shall evaluate and rank each application for financial assistance for a project in accordance with the following criteria: a. Primary criterion: (1) The number of...


The commissioner shall annually establish a schedule of discrete application periods for the next year, provided that no period shall be less than one month nor more than six months. At the end...


a. Prior to final approval of financial assistance under this act, the project sponsor shall file with the commissioner a project plan which shall provide such information as the...


Upon receipt of any revised project plan prepared as a result of any recommendations made pursuant to the provisions of section 7 of this act, and of any information required pursuant to...


Upon receipt of a copy of the notice of approval of a project as an eligible project and accompanying statement of the terms of financial assistance, the State Treasurer shall arrange with...


The commissioner shall require each sponsor of an eligible project receiving assistance from the New Jersey Local Development Financing Fund pursuant to the provisions of this act annually...


The Legislature finds and declares: a. That entrepreneurship is a vital component of the national heritage that fosters the health and dynamism of the overall economy; b. That despite...


For the purposes of this act: a. Authority means the New Jersey Development Authority for Small Businesses, Minorities and Women's Enterprises established pursuant to the provisions of this...


a. There is established in but not of the Department of Commerce and Economic Development the New Jersey Development Authority for Small Businesses, Minorities' and Women's Enterprises,...



The authority shall have the power: a. To adopt bylaws for the regulation of its affairs and the conduct of its business, which shall include a code of ethics with respect to conflicts...


a. The authority may make long-term or short-term loans or other extensions of credit to eligible businesses under terms and conditions established by the authority. The authority shall...


a. The authority shall establish requirements as may be necessary and practical for the use of minority or women's businesses on projects financed in whole or in part by the authority....


The authority shall, by resolution of the board, have the power to incur indebtedness, borrow money and issue bonds to provide long-term and short-term financing to eligible businesses pursuant...


Bonds and notes of the authority issued under the provisions of this act shall not be in any way a debt or liability of the State or of any political subdivision thereof or be or constitute...


Any bond or other obligation issued by the authority pursuant to this act shall be fully negotiable, within the meaning and for the purposes of Title 12A of the New Jersey Statutes, and...


In order to secure the payment of its bonds and in addition to its other powers, the authority shall have power by resolution to covenant and agree with the several holders of the bonds, as to:...


On obligations purchased or monies otherwise invested by the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority as required by section 33 of P.L. 1984, c. 218 (C. 5:12-181), the authority shall...


All provisions of the resolution and all covenants and agreements shall constitute valid and legally-binding contracts between the authority and the several holders of the bonds, regardless of...


No member of the board, officer, employee or agent of the authority shall have an interest, either directly or indirectly, in any project, transaction or business activity in which the...


All expenses incurred in carrying out the provisions of this act shall be payable solely from revenues or funds provided or to be provided under the provisions of this act and nothing in this...


Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law to the contrary, the State, its political subdivisions, agencies and instrumentalities, their officers, boards, commissioners, departments,...


This act shall be known and may be cited as the New Jersey Global Export Network Act. ...


The Legislature finds and determines that: a. The rapid change in global political and economic events and the effects thereof on the economy of the United States in general, and New Jersey...


As used in this act: Authority means the New Jersey Economic Development Authority established pursuant to section 4 of P.L.1974, c. 80 (C. 34:1B-4). Eligible export business means a small-...


The New Jersey Economic Development Authority shall, in consultation with the Division of International Trade and the Division of Economic Development in the Department of Commerce and...


a. In order to effectuate the purposes of the program, the authority shall establish and maintain a special non-lapsing revolving fund to be known as the Global Export Network Assistance...


The authority shall establish sufficient reserves and liquid reserves, aside from those moneys required to provide a sufficient and actuarially sound basis for its pledges contained in any...


The authority shall enter into agreements with participating banks to use the moneys from the network assistance fund to provide up to 25% of the direct loans or revolving lines of credit...


The authority shall, pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act, P.L.1968, c. 410 (C. 52:14B-1 et seq.), adopt rules and regulations governing the making of loans, extending of credit and...


This act shall be known and may be cited as the Micro-Business Development and Assistance Act. ...


The Legislature finds and declares that: a. Approximately 98% of New Jersey's employers are small business operators and more than 1.5 million employees are working in small businesses in...


As used in this act: Certified micro-business development corporation means a micro-business development corporation certified pursuant to section 7 of this act; Commissioner means...


a. There is created, in the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, a New Jersey Micro-Business Assistance Program, hereinafter, the program. The program shall be established by...


a. To implement the program, the authority shall establish and maintain a special revolving fund to be known as the New Jersey Micro-Business Assistance Fund, hereinafter, the assistance...


a. The authority shall use the moneys in the assistance fund established pursuant to section 5 of this act to make development loans to micro-business development corporations certified by...


The authority may certify a micro-business development corporation when it determines that the corporation: a. has developed a viable plan for providing training, access to financing,...


a. The authority shall have, in addition to the powers enumerated in section 5 of P.L.1974, c. 80 (C. 34:1B-5), the power to enter into written agreements, including limited...


In addition to the duties of the authority required under section 7 of P.L.1974, c. 80 (C. 34:1B-7), the authority shall, in conjunction with certified development corporations and the...


The authority and the department shall jointly adopt, pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act, P.L.1968, c. 410 (C. 52:14B-1 et seq.), rules and regulations as may be necessary...



This act shall be known and may be cited as the New Jersey Industry Sector Network Development Act. ...


The Legislature finds and declares that: a. The Department of Commerce and Economic Development admirably provides generic services and technical assistance to businesses that request such...


As used in this act: Commissioner means the Commissioner of Commerce and Economic Development; Department means the Department of Commerce and Economic Development; Economic master...


The commissioner may undertake to act through the Division of Economic Development, or through a nonprofit entity which may include a nonprofit corporation organized to implement...


In implementing the goals of section 4 of this act, the commissioner shall encourage the division or a designated nonprofit entity, as the case may be, to coordinate efforts with existing...


To the extent that the commissioner acts pursuant to section 4 of this act, the commissioner shall encourage industry sector networks to support their network activities with private...


The commissioner may allocate matching funds to help an industry sector network with network start-up costs and activities in order to stimulate private sector financing to promote...


The commissioner shall, pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act, P.L.1968, c. 410 (C. 52:14B-1 et seq.), adopt any rule and regulation necessary to effectuate the purposes of this act. ...


This act shall be known and may be cited as the New Jersey Business Relocation Mission Private Partnership Act. ...


The Legislature finds and declares that: a. A 1993 survey of business relocations reveals that business relocations to New Jersey came from 12 other states and nine foreign locations;...


The Department of Commerce and Economic Development, hereinafter the department, acting through the Division of Economic Development, or through a nonprofit entity designated by the...


The department, acting through the Division of International Trade, or through a nonprofit entity designated by the department which may include a nonprofit corporation organized to implement...


The department shall, within 18 months following the effective date of this act, submit a report to the Governor and the Legislature describing the efforts made by the department, or a...


This act shall be known and may be cited as the Export Financing Opportunities Act. ...


The Legislature finds and declares that: a. Currently, despite the existence of banks with active international export departments, small and medium-sized businesses in New Jersey find...


As used in this act: Authority means the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, established pursuant to section 4 of P.L.1974, c. 80 (C.34:1B-4). Commissioner means the Commissioner...


The authority is authorized, notwithstanding any law to the contrary, to invest such moneys from the Economic Recovery Fund, established pursuant to section 3 of P.L.1992, c. 16...


In order to qualify as an export financing company eligible to be the subject of an investment by the authority and by the other public entities involved in international export markets, a...


a. The company shall have as its purpose the making of loans and loan guarantees to small or medium-sized businesses to assist in their export activities. Such loans and loan guarantees...


a. There is established an Export Finance Company Advisory Council in, but not of, the Department of Commerce and Economic Development. The council shall be made up of eleven members: one shall...

Nothing in this act shall be construed to prevent the council from developing regional partnerships and contractual arrangements with other states which may be interested in investing in...


This amendatory and supplementary act shall be known and may be cited as the New Jersey Purchase First Program Act. ...


The Legislature finds and declares that: a. Hearings held by the General Assembly Task Force on Business Retention, Expansion and Export Opportunities revealed that many companies buy products...


There is established, within the Department of Commerce and Economic Development, hereinafter the department, the New Jersey Purchase First Program, hereinafter the program. The purpose of...


a. In order to implement the purpose of the program, the department shall, within one year of the effective date of this amendatory and supplementary act, consult with New Jersey business...


Within 24 months of the effective date of this amendatory and supplementary act, the commissioner shall report to the Governor and the Legislature on the outcome of the program authorized...


The department may adopt, pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act, P.L.1968, c. 410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), rules and regulations as may be necessary to effectuate the purposes of...


This act shall be known and may be cited as the New Capital Sources Partnership Act. ...


The Legislature finds and declares that: a. Businesses with a small capital investment are an essential part of the economy of the State in terms of products and services and as employers;...


As used in this act: Assembly task force means the Assembly Task Force on Business Retention, Expansion, and Export Opportunities or its successor. Board means the New Capital Sources...


a. There is established a New Capital Sources Board in, but not of, the Department of Commerce and Economic Development. The board shall be made up of fifteen members: one shall be...


a. Within one year following the date the board first convenes, the board shall incorporate or cause to be incorporated, as the case may be, a New Capital Sources Partnership. b. The purpose...


This act shall be known and may be cited as the Business Relocation Assistance Act. ...


As used in this act: Business relocation grant or grant means a grant provided to fund a portion of relocation costs pursuant to this act; Commissioner means the Commissioner of...


The Business Relocation Assistance Grant Program is hereby established in the Department of Commerce and Economic Development and shall be administered by the Commissioner of the Department...


To qualify for a grant, a business shall: a. relocate a minimum of 25 new full-time jobs to this State; or b. move to expanded facilities within the State and create a minimum of 25 new...


Each business seeking a grant shall submit an application to the commissioner in a form and manner prescribed in regulations adopted by the commissioner. The application must be submitted to...


No amount shall be disbursed to a recipient as a grant under this act in any year until the State Treasurer has certified that the amount of new income tax revenue received in that year by...


a. A business that is receiving a business employment incentive grant pursuant to the provisions of P.L.1996, c. 26 (C. 34:1B-124 et al.) shall not be eligible to receive a grant under this...


The commissioner shall, after consultation with the Division of Taxation, pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act, P.L.1968, c. 410 (C. 52:14B-1 et seq.), adopt rules and...



As determined by the commissioner, a business which is awarded a grant under this act shall submit a copy of the State tax return for the business showing business income or activity,...


The commissioner shall prepare and transmit to the Governor and the Legislature on or before November 1st of each year, a report concerning the impact of the program on job creation in the State. ...


The department shall conduct a study to determine the minimum funding level required to successfully implement this program. The study shall fully consider the rate of return for each...


There is appropriated to the Department of Commerce and Economic Development from the General Fund such sums as may be necessary, as certified by the Commissioner and the Director of the...


Sections 1 through 17 of this act shall be known and may be cited as the Business Employment Incentive Program Act. ...


As used in sections 1 through 17 of this act, unless a different meaning clearly appears from the context: Application year means the grant year for which an eligible partnership submits...


There is established the Business Employment Incentive Program to be administered by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority. In order to foster job creation in this State, the authority...


a. A business may apply to the authority for a grant for any project which: (1) Will create at least 75 eligible positions in the base years; or (2) Will create at least 25 eligible positions in...


A business shall apply to the authority for a grant on a form prescribed by the authority which shall include: a. The name of the business, the proposed location of the project, and the type...


a. The amount of the employment incentive awarded as a grant in each case shall be not less than 10% and not more than 80% of the withholdings of the business, or not less than 10% and not...


The business employment incentive agreement shall include, but shall not be limited to, the following: a. A detailed description of the proposed project which will result in job creation, and...


a. No later than February 1 of each year, for the preceding grant year, every business which is awarded a grant under this act shall submit to the authority a copy of its applicable New Jersey...


a. If the business receiving a grant fails to meet or comply with any condition or requirement set forth in a grant agreement or in rules and regulations of the authority or the division,...


No amount shall be disbursed to a recipient business as a grant under this act in any year until the State Treasurer has certified that the amount of withholdings or estimated taxes of...


a. A business that is receiving a business relocation grant pursuant to the provisions of P.L.1996, c. 25 (C.34:1B-112 et seq.)shall not be eligible to receive a grant under this act except...


The department shall conduct a study to determine the minimum funding level required to implement the Business Employment Incentive Program successfully. Major consideration shall be given to...


The authority shall establish an application fee for a grant application and service fees payable by each business which is a grant recipient to pay the costs of the administration of the program. ...


The New Jersey Economic Development Authority, after consultation with the Department of Commerce and Economic Development and the Division of Taxation, shall, in accordance with...


The Department of Commerce and Economic Development shall submit a report on the Business Employment Incentive Program to the Governor, President of the Senate, and Speaker of the General...


There is appropriated to the New Jersey Economic Development Authority from the General Fund such sums as may be necessary to fund the Business Employment Incentive Program established by...



a. There is established in the Executive Branch of the State Government an Economic Development Site Task Force. For the purpose of complying with the provisions of Article V, Section...


a. The Department of Commerce and Economic Development shall establish a process under which applicants may apply for monies made available from the 1996 Economic Development Site...


a. To be eligible to receive monies from the 1996 Economic Development Site Fund, established pursuant to section 20 of P.L.1996, c.70, an economic development site project must meet at...


The Legislature shall, from time to time, appropriate monies from the 1996 Economic Development Site Fund, established pursuant to section 20 of P.L.1996, c.70, to the Department of Commerce...


Sections 2 through 19 of this act shall be known and may be cited as the Port Unification and Financing Act. ...


The Legislature finds and declares: a. The Legislature of the State of New Jersey approved legislation in 1992, concurred in by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and approved by the Congress of...


As used in this act: Authority or New Jersey Economic Development Authority means the New Jersey Economic Development Authority created pursuant to section 4 of P.L.1974, c.80 (C.34:1B-4) or...


a. For the purpose of providing funds for the financing of the establishment, acquisition, construction, rehabilitation, improvement and ownership of port facilities, the authority shall have...


The authority may, in any resolution authorizing the issuance of bonds or notes pursuant to this act, pledge the Port Facility Revenue Fund or a portion thereof for payment of the redemption...


There is created within the authority a special nonlapsing fund, to be known as the Port Facility Revenue Fund. This fund shall consist of: a. Such moneys as may be transferred to the fund...



a. The authority may use moneys in the Port Facility Revenue Fund to pay the principal and interest and premium, if any, on the bonds or notes issued by it pursuant to this act and in...


Bonds and notes issued by the authority pursuant to the provisions of this act shall be special and limited obligations which are payable only from the sources enumerated in this act. Neither...


The State hereby pledges and covenants with holders of any bonds, notes or other obligations issued pursuant to this act that it will not limit or alter the rights or powers vested in...


Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law to the contrary, the State shall indemnify and save harmless the authority, its members or employees from any actions, claims, judgments or...


Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law to the contrary, the State Treasurer is authorized to enter into an agreement with the South Jersey Port Corporation on or after the transfer of...


Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the State Treasurer is authorized to enter into an agreement with the Delaware River Port Authority or the subsidiary corporation,...


The State Treasurer and the authority may enter into any agreements as may be necessary to effectuate the provisions of this act, which may include, but not be limited to, procedures for...


a. The South Jersey Port Corporation shall cooperate with the authority in the defeasing, refunding or refinancing of the outstanding obligations of the corporation by the authority as...


Notwithstanding the provisions of this act to the contrary, the authority shall not acquire from the South Jersey Port Corporation the former port facilities of the Salem Municipal Port...


a. To effectuate any of its authorized purposes either directly or indirectly, the authority, in addition to any powers granted to it elsewhere in P.L.1997, c.150 (C.34:1B-144 et al.), shall...


The authority, or any subsidiary, may enter into agreements with any individual, partnership, trust, association or corporation, or any public agency, under which the authority or subsidiary...


When undertaking any construction, reconstruction, or other improvement of property which is part of the marine facilities or redevelopment facilities located in the City of Camden, the...


a. The exercise of the powers granted by this act shall constitute the performance of an essential governmental function and the authority shall not be required to pay any taxes or...


A subsidiary corporation or other corporation established by the Delaware River Port Authority which has employees eligible to participate in the State Health Benefits Program as provided...


At any time, the Legislature may express its disapproval of a decision, action or procedure of the subsidiary corporation established by the Delaware River Port Authority pursuant to...


This act shall be known and may be cited as the Local-State Business Incentive Promotion Act. ...


As used in this act: Act means the Local-State Business Incentive Promotion Act. Applicant means any business within a county or municipality applying for a loan pursuant to this...


a. There is created, in the authority, a Local-State Business Incentive Promotion Program. The program shall be established by the authority. The program shall consist of loans which shall...


a. To implement this act, the authority shall establish and maintain the program with moneys to be used by the authority for the purposes specified in this act. Moneys to be utilized by...


a. The authority shall use the moneys from the program to provide loans to applicants determined to be qualified by the authority to participate in the program, in accordance with the criteria...



The authority shall have, in addition to the powers set forth in section 5 of P.L.1974, c.80 (C.34:1B-5), the power to enter into written agreements with one or more private investors, or with...


a. The authority shall seek to coordinate its efforts and activities, to the greatest extent feasible, with the county or municipality, in order to retain or attract businesses in the...


In addition to the duties of the authority required under section 4 of P.L.1974, c.80 (C.34:1B-4), the authority shall prepare a report within two years following the effective date of this...


If a project fails to meet or comply with a condition or requirement set forth in a loan agreement with the authority or in rules and regulations of the authority, the authority may cancel...


The authority may adopt, pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act, P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), rules and regulations as may be necessary to effectuate the purposes of this act. ...


The Legislature finds and determines that: a. In order to encourage and assist veterans to avail themselves of the State's business assistance programs, it is important to provide for...


a. The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (hereinafter referred to as the authority), established pursuant to section 4 of P.L. 1974, c. 80 (C. 34:1B-4), shall, in consultation with...


The authority shall prepare a report within two years following the effective date of this act, and not less than every third year thereafter, which shall include, but not be limited to:...




As used in this chapter: Bakery includes all buildings, rooms or places where biscuits, pies, bread, crackers, cakes and confectionery are made or manufactured for sale. Custodian means...

No minor under 16 years of age shall be employed, permitted, or suffered to work in, about, or in connection with any gainful occupation at any time; provided, that minors between 14 and 16...

 


Except as provided in section 15 of P.L.1940, c. 153 (C. 34:2-21.15) and except for domestic service or messengers employed by communications companies subject to the supervision and control...



No minor under eighteen years of age shall be employed or permitted to work for more than five hours continuously without an interval of at least thirty minutes for a lunch period, and no...



Every employer shall post and keep conspicuously posted in the establishment wherein any minor under 18 is employed, permitted, or suffered to work a printed abstract of this act and a list of...

 


Every employer shall keep a record, in a form approved by the Department of Labor, which shall state the name, date of birth and address of each person under 19 years of age employed, the...


(a) Except as permitted under section 15 of this act, no minor under 18 years of age shall be employed, permitted, or suffered to work in, about, or in connection with any gainful...


The issuing officer shall issue such certificates only upon the application in person of the minor desiring employment, and after having approved and filed the following papers: (1) A promise...


Upon request, it shall be the duty of the issuing officer to issue to any young person between the ages of eighteen and twenty-one years residing in his district and applying in person,...



An employment certificate shall state the name, sex, color, date and place of birth, residence, color of hair and eyes, height, weight, any distinguishing facial marks of the...


An employment or age certificate or special permit issued in accordance with this act shall be conclusive evidence of the age of the minor for whom issued in any proceeding involving...


Every issuing officer issuing an employment or an age certificate or special permit, shall send immediately to the Department of Labor at Trenton, a duplicate of the certificate or permit and...


If a child within the ages for compulsory school attendance is employed in a school district other than that in which he lives, the issuing officer of the district in which the child lives...


Every employer receiving an employment certificate shall within two days after termination of the employment return said certificate to the person issuing it. A new employment certificate...


Except as hereinafter provided as to newspaper carriers, no minor under 14 years of age may engage in any street trade, which term, for the purpose of this section shall include the...


No fees or expenses incurred in obtaining any certificates under this act shall be charged to or paid by any child, parent, guardian or other person having custody or control of such a child...


No minor under 16 years of age shall be employed, permitted or suffered to work in, about, or in connection with power-driven machinery. No minor under 18 years of age shall be employed,...


Section 17 to P.L. 1940, c. 153 (C. 34:2-21.17) shall not apply to minors under the age of 18 years who participate or work in any junior achievement program. As used in this act...


Concurrent with all other provisions of P.L. 1940, c. 153 (C. 34:2-21.1 et seq.), minors who are 12 through 17 years of age shall be permitted to work as volunteers at community...


Concurrent with all other provisions of P.L.1940, c.153 (C.34:2-21.1 et seq.), minors who are 14 through 17 years of age shall be permitted to work as volunteers for nonprofit...


A minor working voluntarily in the construction of affordable housing pursuant to section 1 of this act shall not be deemed an employee under R.S. 34:15-36. A nonprofit organization which uses...


Section 17 of P.L. 1940, c. 153 (C. 34:2-21.17) shall not apply to minors under the age of 18 who have successfully reached the ninth or higher grade level and who have the approval of a parent...


The Commissioner of Labor, in consultation with the Commissioner of Education, shall, pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act, P.L. 1968, c. 410 (C. 52:14B-1 et seq.), adopt rules...


It shall be the duty of the Department of Labor and its inspectors and agents, acting under the Commissioner of Labor, to enforce the provisions of this act, to make complaints against...


Whoever employs or permits or suffers any minor to be employed or to work in violation of this act, or of any order or ruling issued under the provisions of this act, or obstructs the...


If any provisions of this act or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the remainder of the act and the application of such provisions to other persons...


The provisions of article two, chapter two, of Title 34, Revised Statutes [34:2-2 to 34:2-21], and of sections 18:14-15 to 18:14-33, inclusive, of the Revised Statutes, are hereby repealed. ...


This act shall take effect September first, one thousand nine hundred and forty. ...


Nothing in this act shall be construed to affect adversely any right or rights of newspaperboys under the provisions of chapter 15 of Title 34 of the Revised Statutes of New Jersey. ...



As used in this act: a. Professional employment means employment for pay as an actor or performer in a theatrical production. b. Theatrical production means and includes stage, motion...


Notwithstanding any provision of the child labor laws of this State, the professional employment of minors under the age of 16 years in theatrical productions is authorized upon compliance...


Notwithstanding any provision of the child labor laws of this State, the professional employment of minors under the age of 16 years in theatrical productions is authorized upon compliance...



The issuing officer or the Commissioner of Labor, pursuant to section 3b. of P.L.1962, c. 91 (C. 34:2-21.59), may refuse to grant a permit or certificate if, in his judgment, the best interests...


Permits may be renewed upon application. A separate permit shall be required for each employee. The employer shall have the permit available for inspection at all times at the place...


The Department of Education shall deliver a copy of each application to the Department of Labor. ...


Any person who obtains a permit under this act and employs a minor under the age of 16 to perform an indecent or immoral exhibition, which exhibition is a prohibited performance under this...


Whoever obtains any permit under this act (P.L.1962, c. 91; C. 34:2-21.57 et seq.) upon any false statement made in applying therefor, or employs or permits or suffers any minor to be employed...


Whoever obtains any permit under this act (P.L.1962, c. 91; C. 34:2-21.57 et seq.) upon any false statement made in applying therefor, or employs or permits or suffers any minor to be employed...


The Department of Education and the Department of Labor shall prescribe forms and regulations concerning applications for and issuance of permits and certificates and the Department of Labor...




Every employer of one or more employees in any manufacturing, mechanical or mercantile establishment or in the services and operations incident to any commercial employment shall provide...


The commissioner shall see that the provisions of R.S. 34:2-29 of this title are carried out in all mercantile establishments, and shall, at reasonable intervals, examine and inspect all...


Any individual, firm or corporation owning or managing an establishment of the kind mentioned in section 34:2-29 of this title, who shall fail to comply with the requirements of said...


The openings of all hoistways, hatchways, elevators and wellholes on every floor of any mercantile establishment shall be protected by good and sufficient trapdoors or self-closing hatches...


Every mercantile establishment shall be provided with proper and sufficient means of ventilation. Any owner, agent, lessee or employer failing to provide suitable ventilation within twenty...


Every mercantile establishment shall maintain sufficient, suitable, clean, convenient and separate water-closets for each sex which shall be properly screened and ventilated. The water-closets...


An abstract of this article shall be prepared and furnished upon request by the commissioner to every employer affected thereby, and every employer to whom such abstract is sent or delivered...


The commissioner, to carry into effect the provisions of sections 34:2-31, 34:2-33 and 34:2-34 of this title shall have authority to make such orders in writing for the protection and safety...

 



The Legislature finds and declares that: a. Because of the fire hazards directly associated with dispensing fuel, it is in the public interest that gasoline station operators have the...


As used in this act: Attendant means a retail dealer or employee of a retail dealer. Commissioner means the Commissioner of Labor. Fuel means any liquid commonly or commercially known...


It shall be unlawful for any attendant to: a. Dispense fuel into the tank of a motor vehicle while the vehicle's engine is in operation; b. Dispense fuel into any portable container not...


No person shall dispense fuel at a gasoline station, unless the person is an attendant who has received instructions regarding the dispensing of fuel, had practical experience dispensing...


There shall be available at each station for inspection by the commissioner a certificate for each person who dispenses fuel at the station certifying that the person meets the requirements...


Each gasoline station shall be equipped, at a location remote from the dispensing pumps, with a clearly identified and easily accessible switch or circuit breaker to shut off the power to...


A violator of any provision of this act shall be liable for a penalty of not less than $ 50.00 and not more than $ 250.00 for a first offense and not more than $ 500.00 for each...


The commissioner shall, in accordance with the provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act, P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), adopt rules and regulations as are necessary to...


Every elevator moving in a vertical shaft, used for carrying passengers, shall have some interlocking device that will automatically prevent the elevator car from being moved in either...


Every device, before being used or installed as required by section 34:4-1 of this title in any building within the jurisdiction of the department of labor, under the labor laws, shall have...


The commissioner or the building inspector, as the case may be, shall enforce the provisions of this chapter by order in writing served upon the owner, tenant or lessee, specifying the...


All penalties under this chapter arising in municipalities having a building inspector as mentioned in sections 34:4-2 and 34:4-3 of this title shall be sued for by the building inspector for...


All proceedings brought under the provisions of this chapter shall be by a civil action in the name of the commissioner or building inspector, to be instituted in the Superior Court or...


Service shall be made on the owner or owners, person or persons or any of them, owning the place or operating the business wherein the offense is committed, if he or they reside in the...


Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to nullify any ordinance, rule or regulation not inconsistent with the provisions of this chapter, which may have been passed or promulgated by...


This act shall be known and may be cited as the Ski Lift Safety Act. ...


It shall be the policy of the State of New Jersey to protect its citizens and visitors from unnecessary mechanical hazards in the operation of ski tows, lifts and tramways, to ensure that...


As used in this act, except where otherwise clearly required by the context, a. Passenger tramway means a device used to transport passengers uphill, on skis or in cars on tracks or suspended...


The commissioner may adopt and from time to time supplement, alter or repeal reasonable rules, regulations and codes relating to public safety in the construction, operation and maintenance...


The commissioner may adopt and from time to time supplement, alter or repeal reasonable rules, regulations and codes relating to public safety in the construction, operation and maintenance...


a. A passenger tramway shall not be operated in this State unless it has been registered by the commissioner, in the manner provided in this section. b. On or before October 1 in 1974 and...


Before constructing a new or altering an existing passenger tramway the operator or prospective operator shall submit plans and specifications to the commissioner. The commissioner may...


The commissioner may cause to be made such inspection of the construction, operation and maintenance of passenger tramways as he may reasonably require for the purpose of assuring compliance...


a. If as a result of an inspection it is found that there exists any violation of the rules, regulations or codes, adopted under this act, or that there exists a condition in passenger...


a. Any operator who is aggrieved by an order issued pursuant to subsection c. of section 8 of this act may, within 10 days after the service of such order, apply to the commissioner for a...

Any operator who operates a passenger tramway which has not been registered by the commissioner as provided in this act, or after its registration has been suspended or its operation forbidden...


If any operator fails to comply with a lawful order issued by the commissioner pursuant to the provisions of this act, the commissioner may order the operator to cease operations for such time...


The commissioner shall have the power to bring injunctive proceedings in any court of competent jurisdiction to compel compliance with any lawful order made by him pursuant to the provisions...


Any operator who discharges or in any other manner discriminates against any employee because such employee has made any complaint to the commissioner regarding a violation of this act or any...


In addition to any other sanctions herein or otherwise provided by law, the commissioner, upon notice and hearing, may impose a penalty not exceeding $ 500.00 for any violation of this act or...


The commissioner shall charge operators a reasonable fee for conducting inspections, processing applications, and meeting all other responsibilities under this act. ...



This act shall be known and may be cited as the Construction Safety Act. LexisNexis (TM) Notes: CASE NOTES Folder...



The following terms wherever used or referred to in this act shall have the following meanings unless a different meaning clearly appears from the context; a. Act means this act and rules...


Any employer engaging in any activity related to the erection, construction, alteration, demolition, repair or maintenance of buildings, structures, bridges, highways, roadways, dams,...



The commissioner shall make and promulgate rules and regulations reasonably necessary to implement the purposes of this act. Such rules and regulations shall go into effect 90 days...


The commissioner shall enforce the provisions of this act, make complaints against persons violating its provisions and prosecute violations of the same. The commissioner shall have the power...


The commissioner shall have the power and authority to grant exceptions from the literal requirements of rules and regulations promulgated under this act. Such exception shall be granted in...


There is hereby established within the department a Construction Safety Council. The council shall consist of 16 members; 15 appointed by the Governor, and the commissioner who shall serve...


There is hereby created a Construction Safety Section in the Bureau of Engineering and Safety in the Division of Labor, Department of Labor and Industry, the function of which shall be, under...


The commissioner shall appoint a licensed professional engineer of this State who has had 5 years experience in any of the construction activities listed in section 3 of this act as chief...


Whenever loss of life or serious accident shall occur at a place of employment covered by this act, the commissioner may require the person in charge to report such loss of life or...


The record or determination of any proceeding under this act or any statement or report of any kind whatsoever obtained or received in connection with the administration or enforcement of...


This act shall not in any way increase the burden of care ordinarily imposed by the common law of the State upon those within its jurisdiction. ...


Any employer or any officer, agent or employee thereof who violates any of the provisions of this act shall be liable to a penalty of not less than $ 25.00 nor more than $ 500.00 to be...


This act is not intended to alter in any way the duties of persons to take precautions in the proximity of high voltage lines imposed by P.L.1948, c. 249. ...


This act shall not apply to any employer subject to the provisions of section 34:6-141 of the Revised Statutes, to any employer subject to the provisions of chapter 197 of the laws of 1954, to...


Sections 34:3-1 to 34:3-20, inclusive, section 34:3-23, sections 34:5-1 to 34:5-23, inclusive, sections 34:5-33 to 34:5-162, inclusive, sections 34:5-164 and 34:5-165 of the Revised Statutes...


This act shall be known and may be cited as the Worker and Community Right to Know Act. LexisNexis (TM) Notes:



The Legislature finds and declares that the proliferation of hazardous substances in the environment poses a growing threat to the public health, safety, and welfare; that the...


As used in this act: a. Chemical Abstracts Service number means the unique identification number assigned by the Chemical Abstracts Service to chemicals. b. Chemical name means the...

 


a. The Department of Environmental Protection shall develop an environmental hazardous substance list which shall include the list of substances developed and used by the department for...



a. The Department of Health shall develop a workplace hazardous substance list which shall include: (1) Any substance or substance contained in a mixture regulated by the federal...


a. Within five days of the effective date of this act, the Department of Health shall transmit copies of the workplace survey to the Department of Labor. Upon receipt of the workplace survey,...


a. Except as otherwise provided in section 15 of this act, an employer shall have until October 30, 1985, or within 90 days of the employer's receipt of the workplace survey, whichever is...


a. Upon receipt of a completed workplace survey from an employer, the Department of Health shall transmit to that employer a hazardous substance fact sheet for each hazardous substance reported...


a. The Department of Environmental Protection shall maintain a file of all completed environmental surveys received from employers. Each environmental survey received by the department shall...

a. The Department of Health shall maintain a file of all completed workplace surveys received from employers. Each workplace survey received shall be retained by the department for 30 years....


As used in this act: Child care center means a child care center licensed pursuant to the provisions of P.L.1983, c. 492 (C.30:5B-1 et seq.); Hazardous substance means any substance,...


a. No person shall use or allow the use of any hazardous substance in or on any building or grounds used as a public school, a private school, or child care center at any time when children...


a. The Board of Education or the chief school administrator in the case of any public school, or the person having responsibility for the operation of any private school or child care...


The local health agency for the jurisdiction in which the public or private school or child care center is located shall enforce the provisions of this act. Whenever, on the basis of...


The Department of Health and Senior Services, in consultation with the Departments of Education, Human Services and Environmental Protection, and within 180 days of the enactment of P.L.1997,...


a. An employer shall, upon request, provide an employee whose native language is Spanish with a Spanish translation of a workplace survey, hazardous substance fact sheet, and, if applicable,...


Every employer shall establish and maintain a central file at his facility in which he shall retain a workplace survey for the facility, appropriate hazardous substance fact sheets, and,...


a. Every employer shall have until October 30, 1985 to establish an education and training program for his employees, which shall be designed to inform employees in writing and orally of...


a. Every employer shall have until October 30, 1985 to take any action necessary to assure that every container at his facility containing a hazardous substance shall bear a label indicating...



a. If an employer believes that disclosing information required by this act will reveal a trade secret, he may file with the appropriate department a trade secret claim as herein provided. As...


a. Any employee or employee representative may request, in writing, from his employer, a copy of a workplace survey, hazardous substance fact sheet, or, where applicable, an environmental...


a. No employer shall discharge, cause to be discharged, or otherwise discipline, penalize, or discriminate against any employee because the employee or his employee representative has...


a. There is established in the Department of Health a Right to Know Advisory Council, which shall consist of 11 members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. Each...


The council shall: a. Advise the Department of Health on the revision of the workplace hazardous substance list and the Department of Environmental Protection on the revision of the...


The council may: a. Review any aspect of the implementation of this act, and transmit its recommendations to the appropriate department or departments. b. Hold public meetings or hearings...


The Department of Health, the Department of Environmental Protection, and the Department of Labor, in conjunction with the council, shall jointly establish a procedure for annually...


Each county health department shall maintain a file of workplace surveys and environmental surveys transmitted to it pursuant to the provisions of this act. These surveys, pursuant to...


Any person may bring a civil action in law or equity on his own behalf against any employer for a violation of any provision of this act or any rule and regulation promulgated pursuant thereto...


Substances not included on the workplace hazardous substance list or the environmental hazardous substance list shall not be subject to the reporting provisions of this act. However, the...


a. No local police department or local fire department receiving workplace surveys or environmental surveys pursuant to the provisions of this act shall make the surveys available to the...


a. There is established in the Department of the Treasury a nonlapsing, revolving fund to be known as the Worker and Community Right To Know Fund. The Worker and Community Right To Know...


The Department of Labor shall refund any fee collected pursuant to section 26 of P.L. 1983, c. 315 (C. 34:5A-26) to any employer who has paid this fee and is exempt from the fee pursuant...


It is the intent of the Legislature that the program established by this act for the disclosure of information concerning hazardous substances to employees and the public constitute the...


Within two years of the effective date of this act the Department of Health, the Department of Environmental Protection, and the Department of Labor shall jointly prepare and submit to...


a. The Department of Health shall have the right to enter an employer's facility during the normal operating hours of the facility to determine the employer's compliance with the provisions...



Except as otherwise provided in this act, the Department of Health, the Department of Environmental Protection, the Department of Labor and the Department of the Treasury shall adopt any rules...


a. Whenever, on the basis of information available to him, the Commissioner of Environmental Protection finds that an employer is in violation of subsection b. of section 7, or of subsection b....


The Legislature finds that the application, enclosure, removal and encapsulation of asbestos when improperly performed creates unnecessary health and safety hazards which are detrimental to...


The Legislature declares it to be its purpose and policy to reduce asbestos-related hazards by: a. Encouraging contracting parties, citizens and insurance companies in their efforts to...


As used in this act: a. Asbestos means the asbestiform varieties of chrysotile (serpentine); crocidolite (riebeckite); amosite (cummuningtonitegrunerite); anthophyllite; termolite;...


Any private or public agency letting contracts for any activity involving the application, enclosure, repair, removal or encapsulation of asbestos in any structure for which a license is...


No employer shall either directly or indirectly perform any of the functions of application, enclosure, removal, or encapsulation of asbestos in any structure, nor enter into any contract with...


No employer shall either directly or indirectly perform any of the functions of application, enclosure, removal, or encapsulation of asbestos in any structure, nor enter into any contract with...


Every employee performing functions of application, enclosure, repair, removal, or encapsulation of asbestos, with the exception of employees of an employer subject to the federal...


Beginning not later than one year following the effective date of this act, licenses and permits shall be issued by the Commissioner of Labor, or his designee, and shall be valid for 12 months,...


Not later than six months after the effective date of this act, the Commissioners of Labor and Health jointly shall, in consultation with the Commissioner of Environmental Protection, adopt...



This act, and its standards and regulations, shall be enforced by the Commissioners of Labor and Health, who have the right-of-entry to all pertinent premises and records for purposes...


Any person who knowingly hinders or delays the Commissioner of Labor or Health and Senior Services or the authorized representative thereof, in the performance of the duty to enforce this act,...


Any employer who discriminates against or otherwise sanctions an employee who complains or cooperates with the Commissioner of Labor or Health, or the designee thereof, in administering this...


a. The Commissioner of Health shall, by regulation, adopt standards and other requirements for the certification of training programs and for approving examinations for the issuance of licenses...


Any person who believes that a violation of this act has occurred may petition the Commissioner of Health or the Commissioner of Labor to bring an enforcement action pursuant to this section....


The fire chief of every municipality, or in the absence thereof, the person in responsible charge of fire fighting in such municipalities, shall report the occurrence of every fire in...


The report shall be made on forms prescribed and furnished by the commissioner and shall identify the premises by ownership and location, state the number of injuries and fatalities that...


This act shall take effect July first, one thousand nine hundred and fifty. ...



As used in this act: a. Commissioner means the Commissioner of Labor or any of his authorized representatives. b. High-voltage lines means electrical conductors installed above ground...


No employer or supervising agent of an employer shall require or permit an employee to participate in the operation, erection, transportation, handling, or storage of any tools,...



The owner, agent, lessee, bailee, user, or employer responsible for the operations of equipment capable of coming in contact with a high-voltage line in the course of its operation, shall post...


Whenever any activity is to be performed requiring precautionary action under section 2 of this act, the employer, contractor or other person responsible for the activity shall, promptly...



The commissioner shall administer and enforce the provisions of this act and he is hereby empowered to prescribe and promulgate rules and regulations consistent herewith. ...


Any person violating any of the provisions of P.L.1948, c.249 (C.34:6-47.1 et seq.) shall be liable to a penalty of not less than $ 500.00 nor more than $ 5,000.00 to be collected in a...


This act shall not be construed as applying to, shall not apply to, and is not intended to apply to, the construction, reconstruction, operations, and maintenance of overhead electrical...


In case any provision of this act shall be adjudged unconstitutional or void for any reason, such adjudication shall not affect any of the other provisions of this act. ...

Whenever, in the chapter to which this act is a supplement, reference is made to a factory, to a workshop, or to a place where the manufacture of goods of any kind is carried on, it shall...


This act shall be known and may be cited as the Mine Safety Act. ...


As used in this act: Approved means approved by the commissioner. Bureau means the Bureau of Engineering and Safety, Division of Labor, Department of Labor and Industry. Commissioner...


a. There is hereby created within the bureau a mine safety section under the direction and general supervision of the deputy director. b. The mine safety section shall be under the...


a. The commissioner shall administer the provisions of this act and may promulgate, make, amend and repeal necessary and reasonable rules and regulations not inconsistent with the provisions...


The commissioner shall embody in his annual report to the Governor a statistical summary and report of work of the mine safety section of the bureau during the year ending June 30. a. The...


a. Every operator shall comply with the provisions of this act and the rules and regulations issued thereunder and every person shall comply with such provisions that may be applicable to him....


a. Every mine shall be so constructed, equipped, arranged, operated, maintained and conducted in all respects as to provide reasonable and adequate protection to the lives, health and safety...


a. When explosives are used in a mine or quarry, the manner of storing, keeping, handling, moving, charging and firing, or in any manner using such explosives, shall be in accordance with...


a. Whenever the commissioner receives a complaint in writing signed by 2 or more persons employed in a mine, setting forth that the mine or part thereof in which he or they are working is...

No municipality or other governmental subdivision shall have the power to make any ordinance, by-law or resolution providing for safety to workers in the mining industry or providing...

a. Any person aggrieved by an act of the commissioner or the department under this act may, upon application made within 15 days after notice thereof, be entitled to a hearing before...


There is hereby appropriated to the Department of Labor and Industry the sum of $ 70,000.00 for the use of the commissioner in administering and enforcing the provisions of this act. ...


It shall be the duty of the commissioner to enforce the provisions of this act, to make complaints against persons or firms; companies or corporations, or agents thereof; and operators,...


Any person violating any of the provisions of this act shall be liable to a penalty of not less than $ 25.00 nor more than $ 500.00 to be collected in a civil action by a summary proceeding...


If any section, subsection, sentence, clause or phrase of this act is held to be unconstitutional or invalid, such decision shall not affect the remaining portion of this act. ...


All acts or parts of acts inconsistent with this act are hereby superseded. ...


Article 9 of chapter 6 of Title 34 of the Revised Statutes (sections 34:6-68 to 34:6-98) and sections 34:1-34, 34:1-35, 34:1-36 of the Revised Statutes are hereby repealed. ...


This act shall take effect October 1, 1954, providing however, that sections 3 and 12 of this act shall take effect immediately. ...

As used in this act, company and companies include corporations, associations, and any and all other legal entities. ...


Every railroad company, express company, car-loading and freight-forwarding company and airline company, which is a common carrier of passengers and freight, or either, or both, and which has...


The Commissioner of Labor and Industry shall have the authority to determine the adequacy of the said facilities and may order the furnishing and maintaining of adequate facilities of the...


The said companies shall comply with the provisions of this act within 6 months from the effective date of this act, except that in the case of any new constructions and installations,...


Nothing herein contained shall be deemed to preclude investigations and inquiries by the State Department of Health pursuant to section 26:2-34 of the Revised Statutes. ...


Any company, the officers and agents thereof, and any other person who shall violate any of the provisions of this act or of any order made by the Commissioner of Labor pursuant to this act,...


This article may be cited by its short title as the home work law . ...


Within the meaning of this article a tenement is any house or building or portion thereof which is rented, leased, let or hired out to be occupied or is occupied as the home or residence of...


No dwelling, tenement, or room therein, or building situated immediately in the rear of a tenement or dwelling shall be used for the purpose of manufacturing, altering, repairing, finishing...


Application for such a license shall be made to the commissioner by any family or member thereof, or any person desiring to manufacture, alter, repair, finish or distribute any goods in...


Before any such license is granted, an inspection of the dwelling, tenement, room, or building sought to be licensed, shall be made by the commissioner, factory inspector or investigator. If...


Each license shall state the maximum number of persons who may be employed in the dwelling, tenement, room, or building. The number shall be determined by the number of cubic feet of air...


The license must be posted in a conspicuous place in the room or rooms where the work is carried on. The license may be revoked by the commissioner if the health of the community or of...


Any person holding such license shall immediately report to the department any case of infectious or contagious disease occurring in the place covered by the license. If the commissioner,...


It shall be unlawful for any person to contract to manufacture, alter, repair, finish or distribute for such purposes any goods whatsoever in an unlicensed dwelling, tenement or room therein...


The commissioner may, when he deems it necessary, require that any and all rooms to which this article applies, shall be separate from and have no door, window or other opening into any living...


Any person, by himself or by his agent, contracting for the manufacturing, altering, repairing, finishing or distributing in any place regulated by this article of any goods whatsoever, shall...


All homeworkers engaged or employed in the hand knitting industry shall keep a daily record of work done, and all employers in said industry shall likewise keep and maintain a record of the...


Any violation of the provisions hereof shall subject the offender to a penalty of not less than fifty dollars ($ 50.00) for the first offense, and a penalty of not less than two hundred dollars...


The manufacturing, altering, repairing or finishing in whole or in part, or distributing for the purposes thereof, of any dolls, dolls' clothing, articles of children's or infants' wearing...


No license to manufacture, alter, repair or finish in whole or in part, or distribute for the purposes thereof, any dolls, dolls' clothing, or articles of children's or infants' wearing...


Nothing in this article shall be held to prevent the employment of a tailor or seamstress by any person for the purpose of making, altering, repairing or finishing any articles of wearing...


Any corporation, the officers and agents thereof, the members of any firm, the agents thereof, and any other person who shall violate any of the provisions of this article shall be liable to...


Any place where manufacturing, altering, repairing, finishing or distributing for the purposes thereof, of any goods, for hire or reward, is habitually carried on in violation of this...


Any penalty for a violation of this article shall be recovered in a civil action brought in the name of the commissioner in the Superior Court or municipal court of the municipality, where...


(a) The Legislature has long recognized, through laws regulating the employment of men, women and children, that working conditions detrimental to health and welfare result in injury not only...


Whenever used in this act. (a) Person means any individual; firm; partnership, or the officers or agents thereof; domestic corporation or foreign corporation, or the officers or agents of...


The manufacture of any of the following by industrial homework shall be unlawful, and no permit or certificate issued under this act shall be deemed to authorize such manufacture: (1) Articles...


(a) The commissioner shall have the power upon his own initiative, and it shall be his duty upon receipt of a petition of fifty or more residents of this State, to make an investigation of...

 



Before making such order the commissioner shall hold a public hearing or hearings at which an opportunity to be heard shall be afforded to any employer, or representatives of employers, and...


(a) The commissioner shall determine the effective date of such order, which date shall be not less than ninety days after the date of its promulgation. The order shall set forth the type or...


(a) Every employer must procure from the commissioner an employer's permit. Application for such permit shall list the names and addresses of home workers and shall be made on a form prescribed...


A fee of $ 150.00 shall be paid to the Department of Labor and Industry for the original issuance of an employer's permit. For each annual renewal of such permit, the employer shall pay to...


If the commissioner has reason to believe that a person having an employer's permit is not observing the provisions of this act or any rule, regulation or order issued thereunder, or...

(a) Every person desiring to engage in industrial home work within this State must procure from the commissioner a home worker's certificate which shall be issued without cost and which shall...


Each employer shall keep within this State in such form and manner as the commissioner may by rule, regulation or order prescribe and shall forward to the commissioner at such intervals and...


Industrial home work shall be performed: (1) Only by a person possessing a valid home worker's certificate, and resident in the home in which the work is done; (2) Only by persons 16 years of...


No employer shall deliver or cause to be delivered any materials or articles to be manufactured by any home worker unless there has been conspicuously affixed to each article a label or other...


(a) Any article or material which is being manufactured in a home in violation of any provisions of this act may be removed by the commissioner and may be retained by him until claimed by...


Any agreement by a home worker to pay any portion of a payment required of any other person by any provision of this act shall be void and of no effect. ...


(a) The commissioner shall enforce and administer the provisions of this act and the commissioner is directed to make all inspections and investigations necessary for proper enforcement...


The commissioner shall have the power to make, issue, amend and rescind such rules, regulations and orders as are necessary or appropriate to carry out the provisions of this act. Without...


The commissioner shall have the power to institute a civil action in the Superior Court for injunctive relief, and such court shall have the power to restrain any employer from violating any...


Any employer or person who: (1) Directly or indirectly in any way, distributes, delivers or causes to be distributed or delivered, or sells or causes to be sold, articles or materials...


If any provision of this act or the application thereof to any person or circumstances is held invalid, the remainder of the act and the application of such provision to other persons...


Nothing in this act shall be held to prevent the employment of a tailor or seamstress by any person for the purpose of making, altering, repairing or finishing any articles of wearing apparel...


Any home or other place where industrial home work is habitually carried on or articles or materials are habitually being distributed for manufacture in violation of any of the provisions of...


This act shall take effect ninety days after its adoption; except sections seven (a), (b) and (c), section eight, and section sixteen (c) which shall take effect immediately, and except that...



The Legislature finds and declares that: a. There is growing concern over the increasing number of people working for employers in certain segments of the apparel industry under conditions...


As used in this act: a. Apparel industry means the making, cutting, sewing, finishing, assembling, pressing or otherwise producing of apparel, designed or intended to be worn by any...


a. No manufacturer or contractor shall engage in the apparel industry in this State unless the manufacturer or contractor is registered as a manufacturer or contractor with the department,...


The commissioner shall establish, within 120 days of the effective date of this act, a Special Task Force on the Apparel Industry to enforce State labor laws affecting the employment of...


The apparel industry unit is charged with the following duties: a. To inspect manufacturers and contractors, with respect to their production employees, for compliance with the...


The apparel industry unit shall have the following powers: a. To investigate and conduct inspections at locations where an apparel industry manufacturer or contractor is operating to...


a. Any manufacturer or contractor who has failed to comply with the registration requirements of section 3 of this act shall be deemed to have violated this act. b. Any manufacturer or...


1. a. The commissioner may, in addition to seeking civil, administrative, or criminal penalties pursuant to P.L.1987, c.458 (C.34:6-144 et seq.), order the apparel industry unit to confiscate...


The commissioner or his designee shall make public a list of all manufacturers and contractors which have been found guilty of violations of P.L.1987, c.458 (C.34:6-144 et seq.) or any other...


Each manufacturer and contractor shall keep accurate records regarding all of its production employees during the preceding three years and make those records available to the apparel...


Information obtained or collected by the department pursuant to this act shall be exempt from P.L.1963, c.73 (C.47:1A-1 et seq.), and shall be used exclusively by the apparel industry unit...


Two years after the effective date of this act the special task force shall issue a report on its activities. This report shall be delivered to the labor committees and appropriations...


The apparel industry unit shall receive training to be provided by the State in each of the areas of the State's labor laws and other applicable State laws necessary to carry out the duties...


a. There is appropriated from the General Fund $ 350,000.00 to the Division of Workplace Standards in the Department of Labor to effectuate the purposes of this act. b. Receipts from...



This act shall be known and may be cited as the Worker Health and Safety Act. LexisNexis (TM) Notes: Go




The following terms wherever used or referred to in this act shall have the following meaning: (a) Act means this act and rules and regulations promulgated hereunder. (b) Board means...


Every employer shall furnish a place of employment which shall be reasonably safe and healthful for employees. Every employer shall install, maintain and use such employee protective devices...


The owner of any premises used in whole or in part as a place of employment shall be responsible for its structural adequacy, protection against the origin and spread of fire and for the...

 


No person shall render ineffective any employee protective devices or safeguards installed or provided in compliance with the provisions of this act for the protection of the health or safety...


The commissioner shall enforce the provisions of this act, make complaints against persons violating its provisions and prosecute violations of the same. The commissioner shall have the power...


If upon inspection the commissioner discovers a condition which exists in violation of the provisions of this act he shall be authorized to order in writing such violation to cease and to...


Any person aggrieved by a ruling, action or order of the commissioner under this act upon application made within 15 days after written notice thereof shall be entitled to a hearing before...


The commissioner shall make and promulgate rules and regulations reasonably necessary to implement the purposes of this act. Such rules and regulations shall have the force and effect of law...


The commissioner shall have the power and authority to require by rules and regulations promulgated hereunder that the owner of any building or structure to be erected or adapted as a place...


The commissioner shall have the power and authority to require that places of employment be registered with the department; and that a certificate of registration be obtained from the...


Whenever accidental loss of life, or a major fire, major explosion or major structural failure shall occur at a place of employment, the employer shall report such occurrence to the bureau in...


The commissioner is authorized to provide service and assistance to employers in carrying out their responsibilities under this act and to suggest to employers or groups of employers methods...


There is hereby established within the Division of Labor of the Department a Bureau of Engineering and Safety, the function of which shall be, under the direction of the commissioner,...


There is hereby established within the department the New Jersey State Industrial Safety Committee. The membership, in a number not to exceed 100, shall be appointed by the commissioner and...


There is hereby established within the department an industrial safety board. The board shall consist of 15 members, all of whom shall be residents of the State of New Jersey; 14 appointed by...


This act shall not in any way enlarge or diminish any right or remedy otherwise existent pursuant to the Revised Statutes of New Jersey or at common law, or increase the burden of care...


Except as otherwise provided herein, relief from any final order, ruling, or action of the commissioner made pursuant to this act may be sought by application to the Appellate Division of...


Any person violating any of the provisions of this act shall be liable to a penalty of not less than $ 25.00 nor more than $ 500.00 to be collected in a civil action by a summary proceeding...


Revised Statutes sections 34:1-29 through 34:1-33; 34:1-37; 34:6-1 through 34:6-47; 34:6-48 through 34:6-67.1; 34:6-99 through 34:6-104; and 34:6-137 through 34:6-143 are hereby...


If any section, clause or phrase of this act is held unconstitutional or invalid, such decision shall not affect the remaining portions of this act. ...


This act is not intended to apply and shall not apply to the following: (a) Places of employment under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Federal Government with respect to the health and safety...


The commissioner shall have the power and authority to grant exceptions from the literal requirements of rules and regulations promulgated under this act. Such exception shall be granted in...


This act is not intended to abrogate the duties of the New Jersey State Department of Health under chapter 177, laws of 1947. ...


This act shall be known and may be cited as the New Jersey Public Employees' Occupational Safety and Health Act. ...


The Legislature finds that the safety and health of public employees in the workplace is of primary public concern. Personal injuries and illnesses arising out of work situations result not...


As used in this act: a. Advisory board means the Public Employees Occupational Safety and Health Advisory Board created by section 4 of this act. b. Commissioner means the Commissioner...


There is created a Public Employees' Occupational Safety and Health Advisory Board to assist the commissioner in establishing standards for the occupational safety and health of public...


The commissioner shall, in consultation with the Commissioner of Health, the Commissioner of Community Affairs and the advisory board, promulgate a plan for the development and enforcement...


a. The commissioner shall provide for the adoption of all applicable occupational health and safety standards, amendments or changes adopted or recognized by the secretary under the authority...


The commissioner, in consultation with the Commissioner of Health and the Commissioner of Community Affairs and with the advice of the advisory board, shall: a. Provide for a method of...


The commissioner shall, in consultation with the Commissioner of Health and Senior Services and the Commissioner of Community Affairs and with the advice of the advisory board, promulgate...


Every employer shall: a. Provide each of his employees with employment and a place of employment which are free from recognized hazards which may cause serious injury, physical harm or death...


Every public employee shall comply with occupational safety and health standards and all regulations promulgated under this act which are applicable to his own actions and conduct. ...


a. The commissioner and the Commissioner of Health shall be charged with making inspections in their jurisdictional areas as specified in section 6 of P.L.1983, c.516 (C.34:6A-30)....


a. Any employee, group of employees or employee representative who believes that a violation of a safety standard exists, or that an imminent danger exists, may request an inspection by...


a. Any employee, group of employees or employee representative who believes that a violation of a health standard exists, or that an imminent danger exists, may request an inspection by...


a. Any employer may apply to the commissioner for a temporary order granting a variance from a standard or any provision thereof promulgated under this act. A temporary order shall be granted...



In accordance with the regulations which shall be adopted by the commissioner, each employer shall make, keep, preserve and make available the following records to the commissioner and...


a. If the commissioner determines that an employer has violated a provision of this act, or a safety standard or regulation promulgated under this act, if the commissioner receives a...


a. There is established an Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission within the Department of Labor to hear appeals regarding orders to comply and penalties issued under this act....


Any appeal from a decision of the review commission shall be to the Appellate Division of the Superior Court. ...


The Attorney General, at the request of and on behalf of the commissioner, may bring an action in the Superior Court to restrain any conditions or practices in any workplace which the...


a. No person shall discharge, or otherwise discipline, or in any manner discriminate against any employee because such employee has filed any complaint or instituted or caused to be instituted...


The Commissioner of Labor, the Commissioner of Community Affairs and the Commissioner of Health shall serve in an advisory capacity to the New Jersey Commission of Capital Budgeting and...


Nothing in this act shall be deemed to give public employees the right to strike over occupational safety and health issues. ...


Except as provided in section 6 of P.L.1983, c.516 (C.34:6A-30), nothing in this act shall be deemed to conflict with or supersede any provision of the State Uniform Construction Code...


a. Not later than December 31 of the first full calendar year following the effective date of this 1995 amendatory and supplementary act and not later than December 31 of each subsequent year,...



No employer shall refuse to hire or employ any person or shall discharge from employment or take any adverse action against any employee with respect to compensation, terms, conditions or...


Nothing contained in this act shall be construed to affect any applicable laws, rules or workplace policies concerning smoking or the use of other tobacco products during the course of employment. ...


Upon a violation of any provision of this act, an aggrieved person may, in addition to any other available remedy, institute civil action in a court of competent jurisdiction, within one year...


Any employer who violates any provision of this act shall be subject to a civil penalty in an amount not to exceed $ 2,000 for the first violation and $ 5,000 for each subsequent...


No unlicensed person shall operate a steam generator, similar equipment potentially capable of generating steam having relief devices set over 15 psig. and rated at or developing over 6...


Application for license shall be made on forms to be provided for that purpose by the mechanical inspection bureau and shall state clearly the name, residence, age and qualifying experience of...


Every applicant qualifying for a license who is not a citizen of the United States but who officially declared his intention of becoming a citizen shall be issued a license and shall be...


Each application for examination for any license issued by the bureau shall be accompanied by fees as set forth in this section. Such fees shall be made payable to the Commissioner of Labor....


The form of license shall be such as the commissioner shall approve. ...


Every engineer and fireman licensed under this chapter shall, while in charge of or operating any equipment described in section 34:7-1, produce all licenses and equipment inspection...


Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this article shall be liable to a penalty of not less than $ 50 nor more than $ 500, to be collected by suit or compromise. An officer of...


The Superior Court and municipal court shall have jurisdiction of proceedings for the collection and enforcement of a penalty imposed because of the violation of any provision of this article....


All proceedings brought for a violation of this article shall be brought in the name of the commissioner as plaintiff. Process shall be either a summons or warrant and shall issue only at...


Any process under the provisions of this article shall be served by the commissioner or a member of the engineers' and firemen's license bureau or by any officer authorized to serve process in...

If after issuance of execution against any person convicted of violating this article, sufficient goods and chattels be not found to satisfy the execution, the court shall commit the defendant...


a. All steam or hot water boilers or similar equipment potentially capable of generating steam, except steam boilers having adequate relief devices set to discharge at a pressure not greater...


a. For each internal and external inspection of vessels specified in subsection a. of R.S. 34:7-14, which shall include hydrostatic test if found necessary, the owner, lessee or operator of...


In addition to the annual internal and external inspection, there may be an external inspection if found necessary of each vessel specified in subsection a. of R.S. 34:7-14, which shall be made...


Whenever it shall be deemed necessary by the commissioner, additional inspections may be made of vessels specified in section 34:7-14a. of this Title, which shall be paid for in accordance...


The commissioner may make such rules and regulations covering the manner of conducting inspections, the method of collecting fees, the settlement of accounts and payment of money on the part...


An insurance company making an inspection of any vessel specified in R.S. 34:7-14 shall make a report of such inspection to the commissioner in such manner and at such intervals as he may by...


The owner of any vessel specified in section 34:7-14 of this Title shall within 30 days after service on him of written notice so to do, furnish to the commissioner a report of an inspection...


If after inspection it is found that any vessel specified in section 34:7-14 of this Title is unfit for use the inspector shall order its use to be discontinued until properly repaired...


The owner or operator of any vessel specified in section 34:7-14 of this Title, dissatisfied with the result of any inspection may appeal to the commissioner by mail. Upon receipt of the...


No steam boiler, pressure vessel or refrigeration system shall be sold, installed or used in this State unless it conforms to such rules, regulations and standards as are from time to time...


Upon payment of inspection fees and filing of inspection report, the commissioner shall deliver evidence of approval to the owner or operator of any vessel passing inspection. ...


All refrigeration systems using flammable or toxic refrigerants of over three tons of refrigerating capacity or requiring over six driving horsepower, and all refrigeration systems...


Any owner, lessee, seller or operator of any steam or hot water boiler or similar equipment specified in R.S. 34:7-14, pressure vessel or refrigeration system who shall sell, use, cause or...


As used in this act: Accepting employment means that a job seeker has entered into an agreement with an employer which includes: (1) The terms and conditions of employment; (2) The salary...


In addition to any other procedure, condition or information required by this act: a. Every applicant shall file a disclosure statement with the chief stating whether or not the applicant has...


a. The provisions of this act shall apply to any person engaging in any of the activities regulated by this act including persons whose residence or principal place of business is located...


a. Notwithstanding any other law or regulation to the contrary, an employment agency required to be licensed pursuant to P.L. 1989, c. 331 (C.34:8-43 et seq.), or any other firm,...


The Director of the Division of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Law and Public Safety shall, pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act, P.L. 1968, c. 410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.),...


The provisions of this act shall not apply to: a. A teachers' registry conducted by an association of certified teachers, whose membership is not less than 10 certified teachers, incorporated as...


a. An application for an employment agency license required by this act shall be made in writing to the chief in the form prescribed by the director. The application shall state the...


a. An application for an agent's license shall state the name and address of the applicant and any other name used by the applicant in the last six years, the name of the holder of the...


a. Before an employment agency license is issued, the applicant shall post with the director a bond in the amount of $ 10,000, with a duly authorized surety company as surety, to be approved...


Any license issued in accordance with this act shall be issued upon an annual basis. The fees therefor shall be nonrefundable and shall be charged as follows:


a. Every employment agency shall: (1) Keep and make available to the chief, or a designee, during regular business hours, records containing information regarding services provided, products...


It shall be a violation of the provisions of this act for any person to: a. Open, conduct, or maintain, either directly or indirectly, an employment agency or perform any of the functions of...


The director may refuse to issue, and may revoke, any license for failure to comply with, or violation of, the provisions of this act or for any other good cause shown, within the meaning...


To accomplish the objectives and carry out the duties prescribed by this act, the director may issue subpoenas to any person, administer an oath or affirmation to any person, conduct hearings...


Whenever it appears to the director that a person has engaged in, is engaging in, or is about to engage in, any practice declared to be unlawful by this act, or whenever the director believes...


Service by the director of any notice requiring a person to file a statement or report, or of a subpoena upon the person, shall be made personally within this State, but if this cannot be...


If a person fails or refuses to file any statement or report requested by the director, or obey any subpoena issued by the director, the director may seek and obtain an order from the...


a. Whenever it appears to the director that a person has engaged in, is engaging in, or is about to engage in, any practice which is a violation of the provisions of this act, the director...


Whenever it appears to the director that a person has engaged in, is engaging in, or is about to engage in, any practice which is a violation of the provisions of this act, the director may...


Whenever it appears to the director that a person against whom a cease and desist order has been entered has violated the order, the director may bring a summary proceeding in the Superior...


In addition to any other penalty provided by law, a person who violates any of the provisions of this act shall be liable for a penalty of not more than $ 2,000 for the first offense and not...


In any action or proceeding brought under this act the director may recover reasonable attorneys' fees and costs of investigation and suit. ...


Upon the failure of a person to comply within 10 days after service of any order of the director directing payment of penalties, costs, attorneys' fees, reimbursement, or restoration of moneys...


a. Every consulting firm operating within this State shall, within 60 days following the effective date of this act and annually thereafter, register in writing with the chief on a form...


a. Every career consulting or outplacement organization operating within this State shall, within 60 days following the effective date of this act and annually thereafter, register in writing...


a. Every prepaid computer job matching service or job listing service operating or providing services or products within this State shall, within 60 days following the effective date of this...


For the purposes of this act [34:8-67 -- 34:8-78]: Client company means a sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation or other business entity, which enters into an employee leasing...


a. Every employee leasing agreement shall provide that the employee leasing company: (1) Reserves a right of direction and control over each covered employee assigned to the client...


a. Every employee leasing agreement shall provide that the employee leasing company: (1) Reserves a right of direction and control over each covered employee assigned to the client...


The employee leasing company and the client company shall not be owned or controlled by the same interests or be a part of a controlled group of corporations as that term is defined in...


a. An employee leasing company shall register with the commissioner and provide a list of its client companies, both upon the initial registration of the employee leasing company, and...


a. Every initial registration and subsequent annual reporting shall be accompanied by a reviewed financial statement prepared by an independent certified public accountant in accordance...


a. An employee leasing company registered under this act and the respective client companies with which it has entered into employee leasing agreements shall be the co-employers of their...


a. Upon entering into the employee leasing agreement: (1) If the employee leasing company acquires the client company's total workforce, the employee leasing company shall report wages and...


The employee leasing company shall provide to each client company, upon signing of an employee leasing agreement, written disclosure as to the method to be utilized for calculation of...


a. The provisions of this act shall not apply to temporary help service firms, as defined in section 1 of P.L. 1989, c. 331 (C. 34:8-43), or farm labor crew leaders who are subject to P.L....


a. If an employee leasing company fails to comply with any of the requirements set forth in this act [34:8-67 -- 34:8-78], the department may rescind the registration of that employee...


a. If an employee leasing company fails to comply with any of the requirements set forth in this act [34:8-67 -- 34:8-78], the department may rescind the registration of that employee...


Nothing in this act shall exempt an employee leasing company or any employee thereof from compliance with the provisions of P.L. 1987, c. 293 (C. 17:22A-1 et seq.) if its activities fall...


The commissioner shall, pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act, P.L. 1968, c. 410 (C. 52:14B-1 et seq.), promulgate those rules and regulations necessary to effectuate the purposes of...


a. The Director of the Division of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Law and Public Safety, in consultation with the Commissioner of Health and Senior Services, shall require that, no...


As used in this act: a. Crew leader means any person who transports, recruits, supplies or hires farm or food processing laborers and who, for any money or other valuable consideration...


No person shall act as a crew leader, nor shall any person employ a crew leader unless he possesses a current and valid certificate of registration issued by the Department of Labor and...


All applicants for a crew leader certificate of registration shall furnish evidence satisfactory to the commissioner of his good character, knowledge of and experience with the labor...


In addition to any other responsibilities imposed by law upon the crew leader, he shall: a. Keep records of place of work, gross payments, deductions, and names and addresses of all workers...


It shall be unlawful for any crew leader to terminate, suspend, demote, transfer, or take adverse action against any past, present or prospective seasonal farm worker in retaliation for...


The commissioner may refuse to renew and may revoke or suspend any certificate of registration after a hearing upon reasonable notice if the applicant: a. Fails to comply with the provisions...


The commissioner or his designated representative shall investigate and gather data with respect to matters which may aid in carrying out the provisions of this act. In any case in which...


Any person who violates any of the provisions of this act or of the rules and regulations promulgated hereunder shall be a disorderly person and upon conviction, for each violation, shall...


Upon a violation of any of the provisions of this act, any aggrieved seasonal farm worker, the commissioner or the Attorney General are specifically authorized to institute a civil action in...


In addition to any other sanctions herein or otherwise provided by law, the commissioner, upon notice and hearing, may impose a penalty not exceeding $ 500.00 for any violation of this act or...


The Commissioner of the Department of Labor and Industry is specifically authorized to enforce the provisions of this act and to promulgate all rules and regulations which, in his discretion,...


Any agreement by an employee purporting to waive or to modify his rights hereunder, shall be void as contrary to public policy. ...


If any provision of this act, or the application thereof to any person or circumstances, shall be held invalid, the remainder of the act and the application of such provision to other persons...



It shall be unlawful for the state or any county, municipality, board, committee, commission or officer thereof, officer, body or organization having charge of any public work or any...


In the construction of any public work for the state, or any county, city, town, township, or borough, or other municipal corporation or any board, committee, commission or officer...


This act shall be known as the Seasonal Farm Labor Act. ...


As used in this act, unless the context clearly requires a different meaning: (a) Farm labor camp, or Migrant labor camp shall mean one or more tents, vehicles, buildings or...


There is hereby established in the Department of Labor and Industry a bureau of migrant labor. ...


The migrant labor board is hereby abolished and all of its functions, powers and duties are vested in the Commissioner of Labor and Industry. Any rules or regulations previously approved by...



The Commissioner of Labor and Industry shall have the duties and exercise the powers of the bureau through such deputy commissioner of labor as he may designate. ...


As used in this act seasonal worker shall mean any person who is engaged in any seasonal or temporary work. ...


The Commissioner of the Department of Labor and Industry shall provide for and establish in the Bureau of Migrant Labor a permanent staff of certified Spanish language interpreters and...


Interpreters and other employees for the permanent staff shall be appointed and employed by the commissioner subject to the provisions of Title 11 of the Revised Statutes. Temporary...


The commissioner is authorized to adopt, promulgate and enforce such rules and regulations pertaining to the qualification and certification of interpreters and their duties and such other...


The bureau shall: (a) Enforce the provisions of article 2 of this act either directly or through interdepartmental agreements; (b) Enforce all other applicable labor laws, including, but...

Each camp shall from time to time be inspected by the bureau. Inspectors shall be trained and authorized to consult with and assist camp owners and operators with respect to the requirements...


The bureau through the Department of Health shall make surveys to determine the adequacy of preventive and curative health services available to occupants of migrant labor camps, and where...


For the purpose of this act the commissioner may through the State Director of Health exercise the powers of a local board or health officer with respect to communicable diseases defined...


It shall be the duty of the person in charge of a camp to report immediately to the local health authority the name and address of any individual in the camp known to have or suspected of having...


The bureau in co-operation with the Department of Community Affairs, shall make field surveys and censuses adequate to determine the number, location and character of migrant agricultural...


The commissioner may appoint such professional, technical and clerical assistants and employees as may be necessary for the performance of his functions under this act. ...


The commissioner may make, modify and repeal rules and regulations for the interpretation and application of the provisions of this act, and, in his discretion he may temporarily suspend...


In addition to any other sanctions herein or otherwise provided by law, the commissioner, upon notice and hearing, may impose a penalty not exceeding $ 500.00 for any violation of this act or...


The commissioner, his authorized officers and agents may, for the purpose of this act: (a) Enter public or private property to determine whether there exists any camp to which this...


No person, or any agent or officer thereof, shall construct, establish, maintain, operate, or occupy, or permit the construction, establishment, maintenance, operation, occupancy or use of...


Each person employing any person to work in or at camps to which this article applies shall apply, not later than 60 days prior to the opening of any such camp in any calendar year to the...


No person shall display any certificate issued under this article in or about any premises other than the camp for which the certificate was issued; nor shall any person advertise, represent...


Every camp shall provide sleeping places in reasonably good structural condition, including adequate provision against fire hazards, so as to shelter the occupants against the elements and...


Each sleeping place shall be equipped with beds or bunks made of steel, canvas, or other sanitary material, so constructed as to afford reasonable comfort to the user, and so arranged as to...


Every sleeping place erected or constructed subsequent to the effective date of this act shall contain sufficient air space and partitions to insure an adequate supply of fresh air, and...


Every camp shall be provided with adequate stoves or similar cooking facilities. Every tent, or structure where food is cooked, prepared or served in a camp shall be kept in a clean and...


(a) The occupants of each camp shall be provided a potable water supply in accordance with the following requirements: (1) Each camp shall be provided with an adequate supply of potable...


(a) Convenient and suitable bathing facilities of a reasonable nature to suit conditions, kept clean and sanitary, shall be provided for every camp. (b) The occupants of each camp erected...


(a) Each camp to which this article applies shall provide privy or other toilet facilities and a sewage disposal system in accordance with the following requirements: (1) An adequate number...


All garbage, kitchen wastes, and rubbish in camps shall be deposited in suitable covered receptacles which shall be emptied daily and the contents buried or otherwise disposed of in...


Wherever milk, food or meals are prepared, served, furnished or offered for sale in a camp by the owner, operator or concessionaire, (a) The kitchen and dining rooms shall be separated...


Every person, or the agent or officer thereof, employing persons to work in or at camps to which this article applies and the superintendent or overseer in charge of the work in or at such...


Any camp which does not conform to this article shall be deemed a public nuisance and if not made to conform within five days or within such longer period of time as may be allowed by...


For the purpose of securing the enforcement of this article the officers and agents of the commissioner shall have the authority of peace officers to make arrests, to serve any process or...


Any person, or the agent or officer thereof, who violates any provision of this article or of any rule or regulation duly issued under this act, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and...


There is hereby appropriated to the division for the remainder of the current fiscal year ending June thirtieth, one thousand nine hundred and forty-five, for the purposes of this act, the sum...


Sections one to seventeen, inclusive, and sections twenty, twenty-one, thirty-three and thirty-five of this act shall take effect immediately. The remaining sections of this act shall take...


As used in this act: (a) Farm operator means any individual, corporation, partnership, joint venture, firm, company, or other legal entity, or any officers or agents thereof, in...


At any farm where seasonal farm workers labor in a field that is an unreasonable distance from central facilities, the farm operator shall provide in the working area a sufficient supply of...


The Commissioner of the Department of Labor and Industry is authorized to enforce this act and to promulgate all reasonable rules and regulations which, in his discretion, are necessary to...


Any farm operator who violates any of the provisions of this act or the rules and regulations promulgated hereunder shall be subject to a penalty of not less than $ 50.00 nor more than $ 500.00...


Upon a violation of this act or of any rules and regulations promulgated hereunder, any aggrieved seasonal farm worker and the Commissioner of the Department of Labor and Industry shall...

 

Twelve hours' labor to be performed within twelve consecutive hours with reasonable time for meals not less than one-half hour for each shall constitute a day's labor for any employee in...


It shall be a misdemeanor for any officer or agent of any such corporation to exact from any employee more than twelve hours' labor within the twenty-four hours of the natural day, and...


It is the true intent and purpose of this article to limit the usual hours of labor of the employees of such railroad corporations to twelve hours actual work a day, to be performed within...


Every railroad, express, car-loading, and car-forwarding company authorized to do business by the laws of this State shall pay once each week to each employee, the wages earned for the...

 


Any railroad company which shall violate the provisions of section 34:11-2 of this title shall forfeit and pay the sum of twenty-five dollars for each violation to be recovered in any court...


As used in this act: a. Employer means any individual, partnership, association, joint stock company, trust, corporation, the administrator or executor of the estate of a deceased individual,...


Any employer who knowingly and willfully violates any provision of P.L.1965, c.173 (34:11-4.1 et seq.) shall be guilty of a disorderly persons offense and, upon conviction for a violation,...


The commissioner is authorized to propose and issue, from time to time, rules and regulations to implement the provisions of this act. Such proposed rules and regulations shall be published...


Nothing in this act shall be deemed to require any employer to amend, change, revise or suspend any pay practice, procedure, policy or system that is authorized or permitted under any provision...


The following sections of the Revised Statutes are repealed: 34:11-4, 34:11-6, 34:11-7, 34:11-23, 34:11-24 and 34:11-27 to 34:11-30, inclusive. ...


a. It shall be unlawful for any person to purchase or have assigned to him, other than by order of court, any salary, wages, commissions, pay or other compensation for services, or any...


Except as otherwise provided by law, every employer shall pay the full amount of wages due to his employees at least twice during each calendar month, on regular paydays designated in advance...


In lieu of paying wages directly to employees as provided by P.L.1965, c. 173, s. 2 (C. 34:11-4.2), an employer may, with the consent of some or all his employees, arrange with a...


Whenever an employer discharges an employee, or when the work of an employee is suspended as a result of a labor dispute, or when an employee for any reason whatsoever is laid off, or whenever...


No employer may withhold or divert any portion of an employee's wages unless: a. The employer is required or empowered to do so by New Jersey or United States law; or b. The amounts withheld...


In the case of contributions withheld or diverted pursuant to paragraph (8) or (9) of subsection b. of section 4 of P.L.1965, c.173 (C.34:11-4.4), the contribution shall be withheld or...


a. In the event of the death of an employee all wages due the deceased employee may, upon proper demand on the employer, be paid, in the absence of actual notice of the pendency of...


Every employer shall: a. Notify his employees at the time of hiring, of the rate of pay, and of the regular payday designated by the employer in accordance with section 2 of this act. b....


It shall be unlawful for any employer to enter into or make any agreement with any employee for the payment of wages of any such employee otherwise than as provided in this act, except to...


It shall be unlawful for any employer to enter into or make any agreement with any employee for the payment of wages of any such employee otherwise than as provided in this act, except to...


a. In case of a dispute over the amount of wages, the employer shall pay, without condition and within the time set by this act, all wages, or parts thereof, conceded by him to be due, leaving...


a. The commissioner shall enforce and administer the provisions of this act and the commissioner or his authorized representatives are empowered to investigate charges of violations of this...


The court shall cause a defendant who refuses or neglects to pay forthwith the amount of a judgment rendered against him and the costs and charges incident thereto, to be committed to the...


The department of labor shall enforce the provisions of this article and for that purpose the commissioner shall designate such of his employees or assistants as may be necessary. ...


It shall be unlawful for any person or corporation to pay their employees in store goods or merchandise, or to issue for the payment of labor any order or other paper whatsoever, unless the...


Any employer paying its employees in store goods or merchandise or giving or issuing or authorizing to be given or issued in payment for labor, any due bills or orders contrary to any law...


Any person giving or issuing in payment of labor, any due bills or orders contrary to law shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and punishable by fine of not more than five hundred dollars. ...



It shall not be lawful for an employer, or his agents, clerks or superintendents, owning or controlling any stores for the sale of general store goods or merchandise in connection with...


Any person offending against the provisions of section 34:11-21 of this title shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction thereof shall be fined not to exceed one hundred dollars,...


No employer or prospective employer shall deduct from the wages of any employee or from the wages to be paid to a prospective employee any sum, or in any manner require payment of any sum...


Every person who shall violate any of the provisions of this act shall be liable to a penalty of one hundred dollars ($ 100.00), to be recovered by and in the name of the Department of Labor...


This act shall take effect July first, one thousand nine hundred and fifty-two. ...


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No personal property, being in this state and belonging to any person, corporation or manufacturer, shall be liable to be removed by virtue of any execution, attachment or other process,...


If an officer shall by virtue of execution, attachment or other process remove any personal property from the possession or premises of any employer against whom the process is directed...


Whenever personal property of a manufacturer, distiller, brewer or producer of manufactured articles shall come into the possession of a receiver, any employee who has bestowed labor or...


Whenever personal property of a manufacturer, distiller, brewer or producer of manufactured articles shall come into the possession of a receiver, any employee who has bestowed labor or...


It is hereby found that residents of this State with income taxable in the State of New York heretofore have been allowed only limited itemized deductions, as compared with residents of the...


In this act, unless the context otherwise indicates, (a) Tax advantage refers to income or wage taxes, and means (1) a less inclusive definition of taxable income or wages, (2) a lower rate...


If the State Treasurer shall determine, as evidenced by a declaration filed in the office of the Secretary of State, that (a) the laws of a foreign taxing jurisdiction offer a tax advantage...


If an agreement with a foreign taxing jurisdiction is in force pursuant to section 3 hereof, the Division of Taxation shall ascertain, from any source available to it, such information as may...


An agreement under section 3, hereof, may provide for payment or reimbursement by the foreign taxing jurisdiction, if authorized by the laws of such jurisdiction, of expenses incurred or paid...


Any person, firm, association, partnership or corporation employing 1 or more persons in this State who are residents of a foreign taxing jurisdiction which is a party to an agreement in...



It is declared to be the public policy of this State to establish a minimum wage level for workers in order to safeguard their health, efficiency, and general well-being and to protect them...


It is declared to be the public policy of this State to establish a minimum wage level for workers in order to safeguard their health, efficiency, and general well-being and to protect them...


As used in this act: (a) Commissioner means the Commissioner of Labor. (b) Director means the director in charge of the bureau referred to in section 3 of this act. (c) Wage board means...


The commissioner shall maintain a bureau in the department to which the administration of this act, and of any minimum wage orders or regulations promulgated hereunder, shall be assigned,...



The employment of an employee in any occupation in this State at an oppressive and unreasonable wage is hereby declared to be contrary to public policy and any contract, agreement or...

Every employer shall pay to each of his employees wages at a rate of not less than $ 5.05 per hour as of April 1, 1992 and, after January 1, 1999 the minimum hourly wage rate set by...


The provisions of the act to which this act is a supplement in respect to minimum wages and compensation for overtime work shall not be applicable during the months of June, July, August...


The provisions of this act shall be applicable to wages covered by wage orders issued pursuant to section 17 of P.L.1966, c. 113 (C. 34:11-56a16). ...


The provisions of this act shall be applicable to wages covered by wage orders issued pursuant to section 17 of P.L.1966, c. 113 (C. 34:11-56a16). ...


The provisions of this act shall be applicable to wages covered by wage orders issued pursuant to section 17 of P.L.1966, c. 113 (C. 34:11-56a16). ...


The provisions of this act shall be applicable to wages covered by wage orders issued pursuant to section 17 of P.L.1966, c. 113 (C. 34:11-56a16). ...


The provisions of this act shall be applicable to wages covered by wage orders issued pursuant to section 17 of P.L.1966, c. 113 (C. 34:11-56a16). ...


For any occupation for which no wage order issued pursuant to section 17 of this act is in effect, the commissioner shall, within 6 months after the rate provided in section 5 is in effect,...


The commissioner, the director and their authorized representatives shall have the authority to: (a) investigate and ascertain the wages of persons employed in any occupation in the State;...


The commissioner shall have the power, on his own motion, and it shall be his duty upon the petition of 50 or more residents of the State, to cause the director to investigate any occupation...


If the commissioner is of the opinion that a substantial number of employees in any occupation or occupations are receiving less than a fair wage, he shall appoint a wage board as provided...


If the commissioner is of the opinion that a substantial number of employees in any occupation or occupations are receiving less than a fair wage, he shall appoint a wage board as provided...


A wage board shall be composed of not more than 3 representatives of the employers in any occupation, an equal number of representatives of the employees in such occupations and not more than...


A wage board shall have power to administer oaths and to require by subpoena the attendance and testimony of witnesses, the production of all books, records, and other evidence relative to...


The commissioner or the director shall present to a wage board promptly upon its organization all the evidence and information in the possession of the commissioner or director relating to...


The commissioner and the wage board in establishing a minimum fair wage, shall not be bound by technical rules of evidence or procedure, but may consider all relevant circumstances affecting...


The report of the wage board shall recommend minimum fair wage rates, on an hourly, daily or weekly basis for the employees in the occupation or occupations for which the wage board was...



Within 60 days of its organization a wage board shall submit to the commissioner a report including its recommendations as to minimum fair wage standards for the employees in the occupation...


On submission of the report of a wage board the commissioner shall within 10 days confer with the director and accept or reject the report. If he rejects the report, he shall resubmit the...


Within 10 days after the hearing the commissioner shall confer with the director and approve or disapprove the report of the wage board. If the report is disapproved the commissioner may...


At any time after a minimum fair wage order has been in effect for 1 year or more, the commissioner may, on his own motion, after conferring with the director, and shall, on petition of 50 or...


The commissioner may, from time to time after conference with the director and without reference to a wage board, propose such modifications of or additions to any administrative...


Every employer of employees subject to this act shall keep a true and accurate record of the hours worked by each and the wages paid by him to each and shall furnish to the commissioner or...


Every employer subject to any provision of this act or of any regulations or orders issued under this act shall keep a summary of this act, approved by the commissioner, and copies of...


Any employer who willfully hinders or delays the commissioner, the director or their authorized representatives in the performance of his duties in the enforcement of this act, or fails to...


Any employer who discharges or in any other manner discriminates against any employee because such employee has made any complaint to his employer, to the commissioner, the director or to...


If any employee is paid by an employer less than the minimum fair wage to which such employee is entitled under the provisions of this act or by virtue of a minimum fair wage order such...


No claim for unpaid minimum wages, unpaid overtime compensation, or other damages under this act shall be valid with respect to any such claim which has arisen more than 2 years prior to...


In any action or proceeding commenced prior to or on or after the date of the enactment of this act based on any act or omission prior to or on or after the date of the enactment of this act,...



Nothing in this act shall be deemed to interfere with, impede, or in any way diminish the right of employees to bargain collectively through representatives of their own choosing in order...


If any provision of this act, or the application thereof to any person or circumstance, is held invalid, the remainder of the act and the application thereof, to other persons or...


This act shall supplement the provisions of article 2 of chapter 11 of Title 34 of the Revised Statutes. Nothing herein shall be deemed to supersede any of the provisions of said article 2...


This act shall be known as the New Jersey State Wage and Hour Law. ...


Except with respect to the minimum wage rates established by P.L.1966, c. 113, s. 5, the provisions of the New Jersey State Wage and Hour Law, P.L.1966, c. 113 (C. 34:11-56a1 et seq.)...


It is declared to be the public policy of this State to establish a maximum work week for certain hourly wage health care facility employees, beyond which the employees cannot be required...


As used in this act [34:11-56a31 -- 34:11-56a38]: Employee means an individual employed by a health care facility who is involved in direct patient care activities or clinical services and...


The requirement that an employee of a health care facility accept work in excess of an agreed to, predetermined and regularly scheduled daily work shift, not to exceed 40 hours per week, except...


a. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, no health care facility shall require an employee to accept work in excess of an agreed to, predetermined and regularly scheduled...


An employer who violates the provisions of this act shall be subject to the sanctions provided by law for violations of the New Jersey State Wage and Hour Law, P.L. 1966, c. 113 (C. 34:11-56a...


a. The provisions of this act shall not be construed to impair or negate any employer-employee collective bargaining agreement or any other employer-employee contract in effect on the...


The Departments of Health and Senior Services, Human Services, and Law and Public Safety shall each collect data from all health care facilities which the respective department licenses,...


The Commissioner of Health and Senior Services, in consultation with the Attorney General and the Commissioners of Human Services and Labor, shall adopt rules and regulations, pursuant to...



As used in this act: a. Employee includes any person, either male or female, employed by an employer, but shall not include persons performing volunteer service for nonprofit organizations...

No employer shall discriminate in any way in the rate or method of payment of wages to any employee because of his or her sex. A differential in pay between employees based on a reasonable...


The Commissioner of Labor and Industry shall have the power and it shall be his duty to carry out and enforce the provisions of this act. ...


The commissioner, or his authorized representative, shall have the power to enter the place of employment of any employer to inspect and copy payrolls and other employment records, to...


The commissioner shall have the power to issue such regulations, not inconsistent with the purpose and provisions of this act, as he deems necessary or appropriate for the efficient...


Any employer who willfully violates any provision of this act, or who discharges or in any other manner discriminates against any employee because such employee has made any complaint to his...


Any employer who willfully fails to furnish required records and information to the commissioner upon request, or who falsifies such records or who hinders, delays, or otherwise interferes...


If any employee, because of his or her employer's violation of the provisions of section two of this act, is discriminated against in the payment of wages, such employee may recover in a...


If any employee, because of his or her employer's violation of the provisions of section two of this act, is discriminated against in the payment of wages, such employee may recover in a...


If complaint shall be made to the commissioner, or if he shall have reason to believe that any provision of this act has been violated, he may cause notice of such alleged violation to be given...


The provisions of this act shall be construed as severable and if any part be held unconstitutional, or for any other reason invalid, the remaining parts shall not be affected thereby. ...


This act shall take effect July first, one thousand nine hundred and fifty-two. ...



It is declared to be the public policy of this State to establish a prevailing wage level for workmen engaged in public works in order to safeguard their efficiency and general well being and...


As used in this act: (1) Department means the Department of Labor of the State of New Jersey. (2) Locality means any political subdivision of the State, combination of the same or...


Every contract in excess of the prevailing wage contract threshold amount for any public work to which any public body is a party or for public work to be done on property or premises leased or...


The public body or lessor awarding any contract for public work or otherwise undertaking any public work shall ascertain from the commissioner the prevailing wage rate in the locality in which...


Every contractor and subcontractor shall keep an accurate record showing the name, craft or trade, and actual hourly rate of wages paid to each worker employed by him in connection with a...


The commissioner shall determine the prevailing wage rate and forthwith shall establish the prevailing wage in the locality in which the public work is to be performed for each craft or trade...


The commissioner shall have the authority to: (a) investigate and ascertain the wages of workmen employed in any public work in the State; (b) enter and inspect the place of business or...


Contractors and subcontractors performing public work of a public body subject to the provisions of this act shall post the prevailing wage rates for each craft and classification involved...


(a) Before final payment is made by or on behalf of any public body or before the lessor makes such payment, of any sum or sums due on a public work it shall be the duty of the treasurer of...


(a) The fiscal or financial officer or any public body, or lessor, having public work performed under which any workman shall have been paid less than the prevailing wage shall forthwith...


Any employer who willfully hinders or delays the commissioner in the performance of his duties in the enforcement of this act, or fails to make, keep, and preserve any records as required...


As an alternative to any other sanctions or in addition thereto, herein or otherwise provided by law for violation of this act, the commissioner is authorized to supervise the payment of...


In the event that the commissioner shall determine, after investigation, that any contractor or subcontractor has failed to pay the prevailing wage he shall thereupon list and keep on record...


The public body awarding any contract for public work, or otherwise undertaking any public work, or entering into a lease or agreement to lease pursuant to which public work is to be done,...


Any employer who discharges or in any other manner discriminates against any worker because the worker has made any complaint to his employer, to the public body or to the commissioner that he...


If any workman is paid by an employer less than the prevailing wage to which such workman is entitled under the provisions of this act such workman may recover in a civil action the full amount...


Nothing in this act shall be deemed to interfere with, impede, or in any way diminish the right of workmen to bargain collectively through representatives of their own choosing in order...


If any provision of this act, or the application thereof to any person or circumstance, is held invalid, the remainder of the act and the application thereof, to other persons or...


The commissioner is hereby authorized and empowered to prescribe, adopt, promulgate, rescind and enforce rules and regulations as may be required for the administration and enforcement of...


All acts and parts of acts are repealed insofar as they are inconsistent herewith. ...


This act shall take effect January 1, 1964. ...


a. Any person who submits a bid directly to a public body for a contract for any public work subject to the provisions of the New Jersey Prevailing Wage Act, P.L.1963, c.150 (C.34:11-56.25...


This act shall be known and may be cited as The Public Works Contractor Registration Act. ...


The Legislature finds and declares that: a. There is growing concern over the increasing number of construction industry workers on public works projects laboring under conditions which...


No contractor shall bid on or engage in any contract for public work as defined in section 2 of P.L. 1963, c. 150 (C. 34:11-56.26) unless the contractor is registered pursuant to this act. ...


a. A contractor shall register in writing with the department on a form provided by the commissioner. The form shall require the following information: (1) The name, principal business address...


a. The contractor shall pay an initial annual registration fee of $ 300 to the commissioner. The registration fee for the second annual registration shall be $ 300. Upon successful completion...


Upon receipt of the fee, form and documentation required by section 5 of this act [34:11-56.52], the commissioner shall issue a certificate of registration to the contractor. A...


8. Contractors not performing public work on the effective date of this act shall file a registration form and submit a fee to the department before submitting a bid for a public work contract....


9. a. A contractor who: (1) willfully hinders or delays the commissioner in the performance of his duties in the enforcement of this act; (2) fails to make, keep, and preserve any records...


As used in this article: Commissioner means the Commissioner of Labor and Industry or any person or persons in the department designated in writing by him for the purposes of this...


The commissioner is authorized and empowered to investigate any claim for wages due an employee and in such investigation may summon the defendant, subpoena witnesses, administer oaths,...


An employee may file a written claim for wages against an employer in the wage collection division of the department which shall be entered in a book to be called the wage collection docket....


Process of the wage collection division shall run throughout the state. Service of process shall be made either by a constable or a process server of the department. ...


The commissioner shall have power to administer oaths, hear testimony and take or cause to be taken depositions of witnesses residing within or without the state. The summonses, subpoenas,...


From any judgment which may be obtained in the wage collection division, except such as shall be given by confession, either party may, upon filing a notice of appeal with the wage...


Upon the trial of any appeal either party may produce any witness not produced or sworn in the court below, or any documentary evidence not offered or admitted in the court below, if...


Nothing in this article shall prevent the claimant from instituting an action for his claim in any court of competent jurisdiction or be construed to deny or limit the right of the plaintiff...


No filing fee shall be charged by the wage collection division, for accepting a wage claim, and no advance fees shall be charged by constables making service of process on wage claims of the...


This act shall be known and may be cited as the Construction Workers' Fringe Benefit Security Act. ...

The provisions of this act shall apply only to fringe benefit funds which are a. located within and established for the benefit of workers in this State or b. located outside of the State...


a. (1) If a subcontractor is at least four weeks delinquent in the payment of fringe benefits, as certified by the trustees of the specific fringe benefit fund or by their...


a. Upon receipt of the notice required by paragraph (2) of subsection a. of section 4 of this act or subsection b. of section 4 of this act, a private or public project owner shall withhold...


Any private or public project owner, prime contractor or subcontractor who makes a proper payment to a fringe benefit fund or deposits the payment with the clerk of the Superior Court,...


With regard to actions commenced by a fringe benefit fund in the courts of this State, the private or public project owner shall not be named a party in such action if the total delinquent...


Fringe benefit funds entitled to the remedies against a private or public project owner provided pursuant to sections 4 and 5 of this act are entitled only to those fringe benefits earned...


If a notice filed pursuant to section 4 of this act is willfully or knowingly in excess of the amounts due the fringe benefit fund, the fund shall be responsible for any damages incurred. ...


All costs and fees arising out of the procedures established in section 5 of this act shall be the responsibility of the delinquent party. Where no delinquency is determined, the costs, fees,...


The remedies provided pursuant to the act shall be in addition and not in lieu of any other remedies provided under the laws of this State. ...


An employer in this State who provides coverage to his employees or their dependents for treatmnet of breast cancer shall annually and upon request of an employee at other times during the...


An employer who provides a comprehensive self-funded health benefits plan to his employees or their dependents in this State shall annually, and upon request of an employee at other times...


An employer in this State who provides health benefits coverage to his employees or their dependents for treatment of biologically-based mental illness shall annually, and upon request of...


The Legislature finds and declares that: a. Many employers in this State offer health benefits coverage to their employees under a health benefits plan as an incentive to attract and...


An employer that provides a health benefits plan as defined in section 2 of P.L. 1997, c. 192 (C. 26:2S-2) to its employees in this State shall provide, in writing, 30 days' prior notice to...


a. The Commissioner of Labor shall enforce and administer the provisions of sections 1 through 4 of this act, and the commissioner or his authorized representatives are empowered to...


The Commissioner of Labor shall promulgate regulations pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act, P.L. 1968, c. 410 (C. 52:14B-1 et seq.), necessary to effectuate the provisions of sections...



This act shall be known and may be cited as the Family Leave Act. ...


The Legislature finds and declares that the number of families in the State in which both parents or a single parent is employed outside of the home has increased dramatically and continues...


As used in this act: a. Child means a biological, adopted, or foster child, stepchild, legal ward, or child of a parent who is (1) under 18 years of age; or (2) 18 years of age or older...


An employee of an employer in this State subject to the provisions of this act shall be entitled to a family leave of 12 weeks in any 24-month period upon advance notice to the employer,...


An employee shall be entitled, at the option of the employee, to take this leave on a reduced leave schedule, except that: a. The employee shall not be entitled to a reduced leave schedule for...


An employer shall display conspicuous notice of its employees' rights and obligations pursuant to the provisions of this act, and use other appropriate means to keep its employees so informed. ...


An employee who exercises the right to family leave under section 4 of this act shall, upon the expiration of the leave, be entitled to be restored by the employer to the position held by...


a. During a leave taken under section 4 of this act, the employer shall maintain coverage under any group health insurance policy, group subscriber contract or health care plan at the level...


a. It shall be unlawful for any employer to interfere with, restrain or deny the exercise of, or the attempt to exercise, the rights provided under this act or to withhold the benefits...

The penalty for an employer violating this act is, in addition to other relief or affirmative action provided by law, not more than $ 2,000.00 for the first offense and not more than $...


Any person may initiate suit in Superior Court or file a complaint with the division on either an individual or class basis. In addition to the remedies provided in section 16 of P.L.1945,...


In an action or complaint brought under this act, the prevailing party may be awarded reasonable attorneys' fees as part of the cost, provided however, that no attorneys' fees shall be awarded...


Family leave granted under this act is in addition to, and shall not abridge nor conflict with, any rights pursuant to the Temporary Disability Benefits Law, P.L.1948, c.110 (C.43:21-25...


No provision of this act shall be deemed to justify an employer in reducing employment benefits provided by the employer or required by a collective bargaining agreement which are in excess...


a. The director shall provide reports to the Governor, the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the General Assembly, each of which reports shall describe the actual or potential...


The director shall promulgate rules and regulations in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act, P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), deemed necessary for the implementation...



It shall not be unlawful for any two or more persons to unite, combine or bind themselves by oath, covenant, agreement, alliance or otherwise, to persuade, advise or encourage, by peaceable...



No corporation doing business in this state shall require directly or indirectly that any individuals shall either individually or collectively, in any manner promise to renounce...


Any violation of either section 34:12-2 or section 34:12-3 of this title shall be punishable by a fine not to exceed five hundred dollars or three months' imprisonment, or both, as the court...


Every contract, agreement, promise or undertaking whether written or oral, express or implied between an employer and employee or prospective employee whereby either party promises or agrees...


Whenever any grievance or dispute of any nature shall arise between any employer, joint stock association, company or corporation engaged in manufacturing, hereinafter in this chapter...


Each arbitrator shall, before he proceeds to the business of the arbitration, take and subscribe an oath, to be taken and subscribed before any officer authorized to administer the...


When the board is ready for the transaction of business, it shall select one of its number to act as secretary, whose duty it shall be, when ordered by the board, to give at least two days'...


It shall be lawful for the clerk of any court of record within the county wherein such board of arbitrators may be, to issue subpoenas for the production of books and papers and for the...


Witnesses shall be examined on oath or affirmation which oath or affirmation the chairman of the board is empowered to administer. A majority of the board may provide for the examination...


The board may make and enforce rules for its government and the transaction of business before it and fix its sessions and adjournments, and shall hear and examine such proof as may be...


After the matter in dispute has been fully heard, the board, or a majority thereof, shall, within five days, render a decision thereon, which decision shall be reduced to writing, signed by...


When the board has reached a decision and filed its report, its power shall cease, unless there may be in existence at the same time other similar grievances or disputes between the same...


The members of the board shall not receive any compensation for their services, but the expenses of the board may be met and paid by voluntary subscriptions, which the board is hereby...


This act shall be known and may be cited as New Jersey Employer-Employee Relations Act. LexisNexis (TM) Notes: Go...


It is hereby declared as the public policy of this State that the best interests of the people of the State are served by the prevention or prompt settlement of labor disputes, both in the...

When used in this act: (a) The term board shall mean New Jersey State Board of Mediation. (b) The term commission shall mean New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission. (c) The...


There is hereby established in the Department of Labor and Industry a board to be known as the New Jersey State Board of Mediation. The membership of such board shall consist of seven persons...


It shall be the objective of the board hereby established to take such steps as will most effectively and expeditiously carry out the policy declared in section two of this act and the powers...


There is hereby established a Division of Public Employment Relations and a Division of Private Employment Dispute Settlement. (a) The Division of Public Employment Relations shall be...


There is hereby established in the Division of Public Employment Relations a commission to be known as the New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission. This commission, in addition to...


There is hereby established in the Division of Public Employment Relations a commission to be known as the New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission. This commission, in addition to...


Except as hereinafter provided, public employees shall have, and shall be protected in the exercise of, the right, freely and without fear of penalty or reprisal, to form, join and assist...


a. Notwithstanding any other provisions of law to the contrary, the majority representative and the public employer of public employees in an appropriate unit shall, where requested by...


Where a negotiated agreement is reached, pursuant to section 2 of P.L. 1979, c. 477 (C. 34:13A-5.5), or where the public employer has been ordered by the commission to institute a...


Any action engaged in by a public employer, its representatives or agents, or by an employee organization, its representatives or agents, which discriminates between nonmembers who pay the...


Payment of the representation fee in lieu of dues shall be made to the majority representative during the term of the collective negotiation agreement affecting such nonmember employees and...


The commission may promulgate rules or regulations to effectuate the purposes of this act. ...


(a) Upon its own motion, in an existing, imminent or threatened labor dispute in private employment, the board, through the Division of Private Employment Dispute Settlement, may, and, upon...


To the extent that the reorganization plan of the Department of Labor and Industry which was submitted to the Legislature on May 11, 1972 (effective July 10, 1972) is inconsistent with, changes...


Whenever a controversy shall arise between an employer and his employees which is not settled either in conference between representatives of the parties or through mediation in the...


Nothing in this act shall be construed to interfere with, impede or diminish in any way the right of private employees to strike or engage in other lawful concerted activities. ...


Nothing in this act shall be construed to annul or modify, or to preclude the continuation of any agreement during its current term heretofore entered into between any public employer and...


Nothing in this act shall be construed to annul or modify, or to preclude the continuation of any agreement during its current term heretofore entered into between any public employer and...


The commission shall collect and maintain a current file of filed contracts in public employment. Public employers shall file with the commission a copy of any contracts it has negotiated...


The commission in conjunction with the Institute of Management and Labor of Rutgers, The State University, shall develop and maintain a program for the guidance of public employees and...


(1) For the performance of its work, under this act, the board may request and shall avail itself of and utilize the service of any officer or employee of the Department of Labor and Industry...



No member or officer of the board having any financial or other interest in a trade, business, industry or occupation in which a labor dispute exists or is threatened and of which the board...



No member of the board shall take any part, directly or indirectly, in any proceeding involving any relation between employees and employers before any board, bureau, commission, officer or...


The board shall have power to adopt, alter, amend or repeal such rules in connection with the voluntary mediation of labor disputes in private employment and the commission shall have the...


Nothing contained in this act shall be construed as interfering with, impeding or diminishing in any way any right guaranteed by law or by the Constitution of the State or of the United States. ...


If any clause, sentence, paragraph or part of this act, or the application thereof to any person or circumstances, shall for any reason be adjudged by a court of competent jurisdiction to...


This act shall be known and may be cited as the Police and Fire Public Interest Arbitration Reform Act. ...


Public fire department means any department of a municipality, county, fire district or the State or any agency thereof having employees engaged in firefighting provided that such...


a. (1) Negotiations between a public fire or police department and an exclusive representative concerning the terms and conditions of employment shall begin at least 120 days prior to the day...


The commission shall establish an annual continuing education program for the arbitrators appointed to its special panel of arbitrators. The program shall include sessions or seminars on...


a. The commission shall promulgate guidelines for determining the comparability of jurisdictions for the purposes of paragraph (2) of subsection g. of section 3 of P.L.1977, c.85 (C.34:13A-16)....


The commission may establish a fee schedule to cover the costs of effectuating the provisions of P.L.1977, c.85 (C.34:13A-14 et seq.), as amended and supplemented; provided, however, that the...


The commission shall submit biennial reports to the Governor and the Legislature on the effects of this amendatory and supplementary act on the negotiations and settlements between...


The commission, in accordance with the provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act, P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), shall promulgate rules and regulations to effectuate the purposes...


Beginning on the July 1 next following the enactment of P.L.1995, c.425 (C.34:13A-14a et al.) and each July 1 thereafter, the New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission shall perform,...


The arbitrator may administer oaths, require the attendance of witnesses, and the production of such books, papers, contracts, agreements and documents as he may deem material to a...


The arbitrator shall not issue any finding, opinion or order regarding the issue of whether or not a public employer shall remain as a participant in the New Jersey State Health Benefits...


The decision of the arbitrator may be enforced at the instance of either party in the Superior Court with venue laid in the county in which the dispute arose. The commencement of a new...



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During the pendency of proceedings before the arbitrator, existing wages, hours and other conditions of employment shall not be changed by action of either party without the consent of the...


As used in this act: Commission means the New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission. Commissioner means the Commissioner of Education. Discipline includes all forms of...


All aspects of assignment to, retention in, dismissal from, and any terms and conditions of employment concerning extracurricular activities shall be deemed mandatory subjects for...


a. Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, and if negotiated with the majority representative of the employees in the appropriate collective bargaining unit, an employer shall have...


Transfers of employees by employers between work sites shall not be mandatorily negotiable except that no employer shall transfer an employee for disciplinary reasons. ...


Disputes involving the withholding of an employee's increment by an employer for predominately disciplinary reasons shall be subject to the grievance procedures established pursuant to law...


a. If there is a dispute as to whether a transfer of an employee between work sites or withholding of an increment of a teaching staff member is disciplinary, the commission shall...


Nothing in this act shall be deemed to restrict or limit any right established or provided by section 7 of P.L.1968, c.303 (C.34:13A-5.3); this act shall be construed as providing...


a. The grievance procedures that employers covered by this act are required to negotiate pursuant to section 7 of P.L.1968, c.303 (C.34:13A-5.3) shall be deemed to require binding arbitration.


During the period in which an individual, pursuant to section 504 of Pub.L.86-257 (29 U.S.C.s.504), is prohibited from serving: as a consultant or adviser to any labor organization; as an...


It is hereby declared to be the policy of the State that heat, light, power, sanitation, transportation, communication, and water are life essentials of the people; that the possibility of...

Employees shall have the right to organize and bargain collectively through representatives of their own choosing. The majority of any craft or class of employees shall have the right to...

There is hereby included in the functions of the State Board of Mediation the following responsibility: (A) The determination of who are the representatives of any given craft or class...


All labor agreements hereafter entered into between the management of a utility and its employees or any craft or class of employees shall be reduced to writing and continue for a period of...


In the case of all existing labor contracts, agreements or understandings which do not provide for at least a sixty-day notice of desired changes and which contracts, agreements or...


Whenever at the time of the passage of this act a labor contract between a utility and its employees has existed and has expired, and where services are still being performed by the said...


Whenever, after the passage of this act, a situation exists in any utility whereby employees are rendering services under terms and conditions which were not at the time of the passage of this...



Should either party in a labor dispute between a utility and its employees, after having given sixty days' notice thereof, or failing to give such notice, engage in any strike, work stoppage...


The Governor is authorized to prescribe the necessary rules and regulations to carry out the provisions of this act. ...


Under no circumstances shall any employee be required to render, perform or engage in any work, labor or service without his consent; nor shall anything in this act, or in any amendment thereof...


(a) The term public utility shall include autobusses; bridge companies; canal companies; electric light, heat and power companies; ferries and steamboats; gas companies; pipeline...


If any clause, sentence, paragraph or part of this act, or of any supplement thereto or amendment thereof, or the application thereof to any person or circumstances, shall for any reason...


It shall be unlawful for any employee or representative of any craft, class or group of employees of a public utility to institute, participate in or aid in the conduct of a strike or...


After the Governor has taken or shall take possession of any plant, equipment or facility of any public utility for the use and operation by the State of New Jersey in the public...



Within ten days after the Governor has taken or shall take possession of any plant, equipment or facility of any public utility pursuant to the provisions of section thirteen of the act which...


The Board of Arbitration shall promptly proceed to arbitrate the matters submitted to it. It shall promptly hold hearings and shall have the power to administer oaths and compel by subpoena...


The findings, decision and order of the Board of Arbitration shall, unless modified or reversed on appeal, be conclusive and binding upon all of the parties to the dispute and such order of...



Any lockout, authorized or engaged in, by any public utility in violation of any provision of this act, or any failure or refusal by a public utility to abide by the terms of any decision or...


Any officer or agent of any public utility or labor union, or any person performing the duties of such officer or agent, who shall willfully violate, or aid and abet the violation of any of...


Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law to the contrary: The commissioner, director or other chief administrative officer of any department or agency of the Government of the State of...



(a) It shall be the duty of each board of arbitration appointed pursuant to chapter forty-seven of the laws of one thousand nine hundred and forty-seven to make written findings of fact and...


Section six of chapter forty-seven of the laws of one thousand nine hundred and forty-seven is repealed. ...


It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, partnership or corporation to import from outside the boundaries of the State of New Jersey, or to transport within the State of New Jersey, or to...


It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation, not directly involved in a strike or lockout, to recruit any person or persons for employment, or to secure or offer to secure for...


Employment agents licensed as such under the laws of the State of New Jersey, and the New Jersey Employment Service shall not be affected by sections 1 or 2 of this act, but no such...


This act shall apply to the importation of union pickets from without the State. ...


Any person violating any of the provisions of this act shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. ...


This act shall not apply to common carriers. ...


When personal injury is caused to an employee by accident arising out of and in the course of his employment, of which the actual or lawfully imputed negligence of the employer is the natural...


The right to compensation as provided by this article shall not be defeated upon the ground that the injury was caused in any degree by the negligence of a fellow employee; or that the...



If an employer enters into a contract, written or verbal, with an independent contractor to do part of such employer's work, or if such contractor enters into a contract, written or verbal, with...


The provisions of this article shall apply to any claim for the death of an employee arising under sections 2A:31-1 to 2A:31-6 of the New Jersey Statutes. LexisNexis (TM) Notes:


In all actions at law brought pursuant to this article, the burden of proof to establish willful negligence of the injured employee shall be upon the defendant. ...


No claim for legal services or disbursements pertaining to any demand or suit under this chapter shall be an enforceable lien against the amount paid as compensation, unless approved in writing...


When employer and employee shall by agreement, either express or implied, as hereinafter provided, accept the provisions of this article compensation for personal injuries to, or for the death...



An accident to an employee causing his injury or death, suffered while engaged in his employment but resulting from horseplay or skylarking on the part of a fellow employee, not instigated...


An accident to an employee causing his injury or death, suffered while engaged in his employment but resulting from horseplay or skylarking on the part of a fellow employee, not instigated...


In any claim for compensation for injury or death from cardiovascular or cerebral vascular causes, the claimant shall prove by a preponderance of the credible evidence that the injury or death...


a. For any cardiovascular or cerebrovascular injury or death which occurs to an individual covered by subsection b. of this section while that individual is engaged in a response to an...


Such agreement shall be a surrender by the parties thereto of their rights to any other method, form or amount of compensation or determination thereof than as provided in this article and...


Such agreement shall be a surrender by the parties thereto of their rights to any other method, form or amount of compensation or determination thereof than as provided in this article and...


Every contract of hiring made subsequent to the fourth day of July, one thousand nine hundred and eleven, shall be presumed to have been made with reference to the provisions of this article,...


In the employment of minors, this article shall be presumed to apply unless the notice be given by or to the parent or guardian of the minor. If the injured employee at the time of the accident...


The contract for the operation of the provisions of this article may be terminated by either party upon sixty days' notice in writing prior to any accident. ...


Following is a schedule of compensation: a. For injury producing temporary disability, 70% of the worker's weekly wages received at the time of the injury, subject to a maximum compensation of...


Any employee receiving subsistence payments from the Veterans Administration of the Federal Government under the Act of Congress of June twenty-second, one thousand nine hundred and...


Any such employee shall be entitled to receive a special benefit payable from the fund provided for by sections 34:15-94 and 34:15-95 of the Revised Statutes. ...


The amount of such special benefit shall be computed by determining the difference between the amount of the compensation for such permanent disability and any temporary disability and the...


Such special benefits shall be applied for, ordered paid, and payable in similar manner as other payments from said fund to employees are applied for, ordered paid, and payable. ...


This act shall apply to accidents occurring after July first, one thousand nine hundred and forty-six. ...


Applications for such special benefits must be made not later than within one year from the date of the last payment of compensation to the employee. ...


Whenever as the result of an accident for which compensation is payable to any employee of any employer under article 2 of chapter 15 of Title 34 of the Revised Statutes, to which this act is...


Except as hereinafter provided, in case of death, compensation shall be computed, but not distributed, on the following basis: a. For one dependent, 50% of wages. b. For two dependents, 55%...


Except as provided pursuant to R.S. 34:15-75, no compensation other than medical aid shall accrue and be payable until the employee has been disabled seven days, whether the days of...


The employer shall furnish to the injured worker such medical, surgical and other treatment, and hospital service as shall be necessary to cure and relieve the worker of the effects of the...


The employer shall furnish to the injured worker such medical, surgical and other treatment, and hospital service as shall be necessary to cure and relieve the worker of the effects of the...


Whenever the expenses of medical, surgical or hospital services, to which the petitioner would be entitled to reimbursement if such petitioner had paid the same as provided in section 34:15-15...


Whenever the expenses of medical, surgical or hospital services, to which the petitioner would be entitled to reimbursement if such petitioner had paid the same as provided in section 34:15-15...


Whenever hospital service is required to cure or to relieve an injured workman of the effects of the injury or to restore the functions of the injured member or organ or to provide treatment...


Compensation for all classes of injuries shall run consecutively, and not concurrently, except as provided in this section and in section 34:15-15 of this Title, as follows: First, medical...


Unless the employer shall have actual knowledge of the occurrence of the injury, or unless the employee, or some one on his behalf, or some of the dependents, or some one on their behalf,...


Unless the employer shall have actual knowledge of the occurrence of the injury, or unless the employee, or some one on his behalf, or some of the dependents, or some one on their behalf,...


The notice referred to may be served personally upon the employer, or upon any agent of the employer upon whom a summons may be served in a civil action, or by sending it through the mail to...


The notice referred to may be served personally upon the employer, or upon any agent of the employer upon whom a summons may be served in a civil action, or by sending it through the mail to...


After an injury, the employee, if so requested by his employer, must submit himself for physical examination and X-ray at some reasonable time and place within this state, and as often as may...


After an injury, the employee, if so requested by his employer, must submit himself for physical examination and X-ray at some reasonable time and place within this state, and as often as may...


In case of a dispute over or failure to agree upon a claim for compensation between employer and employee, or the dependents of the employee, either party may submit the claim, both as to...


Payments in case of death; to whom made; bond. In case of death, compensation payments may be made directly to dependents of full age and on behalf of infants to the surviving parent, if any,...


Procedure in case of dispute shall be in accordance with article four of this chapter (section 34:15-49, et seq.). No agreement between an employee and his employer or insurance carrier...


Whenever it shall appear that an employer is being prejudiced by virtue of the refusal of an injured employee to accept proffered medical and surgical treatment deemed necessary by the...


Whenever it shall appear that an employer is being prejudiced by virtue of the refusal of an injured employee to accept proffered medical and surgical treatment deemed necessary by the...


At any time after the entry of the award, a sum equal to all future installments of compensation may where death or the nature of the injury renders the amount of future payments certain, by...


Compensation may be commuted by the bureau at its present value, when discounted at five per centum (5%) simple interest, upon application of either party, with due notice to the other, if...


When any proceedings have been taken under the provisions of article two of this chapter, the bureau or the Superior Court shall, as a part of the determination and order, either for payment...


An agreement for compensation may be modified at any time by a subsequent agreement. A formal award, determination and rule for judgment or order approving settlement may be reviewed within...


An agreement for compensation may be modified at any time by a subsequent agreement. A formal award, determination and rule for judgment or order approving settlement may be reviewed within...


Whenever lawful compensation shall have been withheld from an injured employee or dependents for a term of three months or more following entry of a judgment, simple interest on each...


If a self-insured or uninsured employer or employer's insurance carrier, having actual knowledge of the occurrence of the injury, or having received notice thereof such that temporary...


If a self-insured or uninsured employer or employer's insurance carrier, having actual knowledge of the occurrence of the injury, or having received notice thereof such that temporary...


The right of compensation granted by this chapter shall have the same preference against the assets of the employer as is now or may hereafter be allowed by law for a claim for unpaid wages...


The right of compensation granted by this chapter shall have the same preference against the assets of the employer as is now or may hereafter be allowed by law for a claim for unpaid wages...


When employer and employee have accepted the provisions of this article as aforesaid, compensation for personal injuries to or for death of such employee by any compensable occupational...


When employer and employee have accepted the provisions of this article as aforesaid, compensation for personal injuries to or for death of such employee by any compensable occupational...


a. For the purpose of this article, the phrase compensable occupational disease shall include all diseases arising out of and in the course of employment, which are due in a material degree...


The compensation payable for death or disability total in character and permanent in quality resulting from an occupational disease shall be the same in amount and duration and shall be payable...


The compensation payable for death or disability total in character and permanent in quality resulting from an occupational disease shall be the same in amount and duration and shall be payable...


Unless the employer during the continuance of the employment shall have actual knowledge that the employee has contracted a compensable occupational disease, or unless the employee or someone...


Unless the employer during the continuance of the employment shall have actual knowledge that the employee has contracted a compensable occupational disease, or unless the employee or someone...


This act shall take effect on January first, one thousand nine hundred and forty-nine. ...


Notwithstanding the time limitation for the filing of claims for compensation as set forth in sections 34:15-41 and 34:15-51, or as set forth in any other section of this Title, there shall be...


All provisions of this article and article 3 of this title ( 34:15-36 et seq.), applicable to claims for injury or death by accident, shall apply to injury or death by compensable...


Compensation for noise induced occupational loss of hearing which constitutes an occupational disease shall be paid only as provided in this act. All provisions of chapter 15 of Title 34 of...


As used in this act: a. Noise induced occupational hearing loss means a permanent bilateral loss of hearing acuity of the sensorineural type due to prolonged, habitual exposure to...


a. For purposes of determining the degree of hearing loss for awarding compensation for noise induced occupational hearing loss, the average hearing threshold for each ear shall be determined...


a. Where hearing loss measurement is practicable, an employer shall be liable for the hearing loss of an employee to which his employment has contributed. If previous occupational hearing loss...


A judge or referee of compensation shall have the discretion to order further audiometric testing if there is any suspicion of fraud or any question of reliability in the administration of...


In any evaluation of occupational hearing loss, only hearing levels at frequencies of 1,000, 2,000, and 3,000 Hertz shall be considered. ...


Hearing levels shall be determined at all times by using pure tone air-conduction audiometric instruments calibrated in accordance with American National Standard ANSI S3.6-1969-R 1973 and...


All hearing tests shall be performed by a person at the level of a certified audiometric technician or above; an individual who meets the training requirements specified by the...


There shall be payable for total hearing loss 200 weeks of compensation. Partial disability compensation shall be paid for such periods as are proportionate to the relation which the...


Time limitations for the filing of claims for compensation for occupational hearing loss shall be in accordance with time limitations for the filing of claims for compensation for...


No claims for compensation for occupational hearing loss shall be filed until after 4 full consecutive calendar weeks have elapsed since removal from exposure to hazardous noise in...


No reduction in award for hearing loss shall be made if the ability of the employee to understand speech is improved by the use of a hearing aid. ...


No compensation shall be payable for loss of hearing caused by hazardous noise after the effective date of this act if an employer can properly document that despite repeated warnings, an...

This act shall be known and may be cited as the New Jersey Horse Racing Injury Compensation Board Act. ...


The Legislature finds and declares that, whereas current law already requires virtually all employers to provide for the payment of workers' compensation benefits to injured employees, because...


There is hereby established the New Jersey Horse Racing Injury Compensation Board, which shall be in, but not of, the Department of Law and Public Safety. a. The board shall consist of...


The board shall have the power to: a. purchase and serve as the master policyholder for any insurance, or self-insure pursuant to R.S. 34:15-77, for the purposes of this act; b. enter...


a. The board shall secure workers' compensation insurance coverage for horse racing industry employees. b. The board shall assess and collect sufficient funds to pay the costs of the insurance...


Notwithstanding any provision of P.L. 1995, c. 329 (C. 34:15-129 et seq.) as amended, a trainer shall carry compensation insurance covering the trainer's employees as required by law. ...


a. For the purposes of this act and R.S. 34:15-36, a horse racing industry employee shall be deemed to be in the employment of the New Jersey Horse Racing Injury Compensation Board and in...


Notwithstanding the provision of any other law, in determining workers' compensation benefits pursuant to R.S. 34:15-1 et seq., the wages of a horse racing industry employee shall be computed...


a. The board shall create a plan of operation to ensure fair, reasonable, and equitable administration. The plan of operation and any amendments thereto shall become effective upon approval...


The board shall be subject to examination by the commission. The board shall submit to the commission no later than March 31 of each year, a financial report for the preceding calendar year in...


The board shall be exempt from payment of all fees and all taxes levied by this State or any of its subdivisions. ...


a. The liability of the board and the State with respect to payment of any compensation, benefits, expenses, fees or disbursements properly chargeable against the board shall be limited to...


The provisions of R.S. 34:15-1 et seq. shall apply to the provision of workers' compensation insurance under this act in all respects, except as otherwise specifically provided herein. ...




Willful negligence within the intent of this chapter shall consist of (1) deliberate act or deliberate failure to act, or (2) such conduct as evidences reckless indifference to safety, or...


To calculate the number of weeks and fraction thereof that compensation is payable for temporary disability, determine the number of calendar days of disability from and including as a full...


No agreement, composition, or release of damages made before the happening of any accident, except the agreement defined in section 34:15-7 of this title shall be valid or shall bar a claim...


It shall be unlawful for any employer or his duly authorized agent to discharge or in any other manner discriminate against an employee as to his employment because such employee has claimed...


As an alternative to any other sanctions herein or otherwise provided by law, the Commissioner of Labor and Industry may impose a penalty not exceeding $ 1,000.00 for any violation of this act....


The employer alone and not his insurance carrier shall be liable for any penalty under this act. ...


Where a third person is liable to the employee or his dependents for an injury or death, the existence of a right of compensation from the employer or insurance carrier under this statute...


In computing any limitation of time for filing petitions and instituting proceedings prescribed by chapter fifteen of Title 34 of the Revised Statutes, the time during which any claimant is in...


Article 1 of this chapter ( 34:15-1 et seq.), and article 2 of this chapter ( 34:15-7 et seq.), are declared to be inseparable and if either be declared void or inoperative in an essential part...


Every officer, appointed or elected, and every employee of the State, county, municipality or any board or commission, or any other governing body, including boards of education, and...


Any condition or impairment of health of any member of a volunteer fire department caused by any disease of the respiratory system shall be held and presumed to be an occupational disease...


For the purposes herein expressed, the time of development or first manifestation of such disease or diseases shall only be determined by and run from the date of first notice of the existence...


A person participating under the supervision of the Palisades Interstate Park Commission, in a volunteer program in that part of the Palisades Interstate Park located in New Jersey, who is...


When any payment of compensation under this chapter shall be due to any public employee, the name of the injured employee, or in case of his death, the names of the persons to whom payment is...


In any case where a person under the age of twenty-one years shall be entitled to receive any compensation or distributive share under this chapter any duly authorized guardian of the person...


In case a person under the age of twenty-one years shall be entitled to receive a sum or sums amounting, in the aggregate, to not more than two hundred fifty dollars ($ 250.00) as compensation...


The commissioner and each deputy commissioner of compensation is hereby authorized and empowered when in his judgment it shall be advisable, to appoint a representative with power to act for...


a. The Division of Workers' Compensation shall have the exclusive original jurisdiction of all claims for workers' compensation benefits under this chapter. The judges of the Division of...


The mandatory retirement provisions implemented pursuant to this act, P.L. 1999, c. 380 (C. 52:14-15.115 et al.), shall be inapplicable for three years after the effective date of this act to...


Notwithstanding the provisions of this act, P.L. 1999, c. 380 (C. 52:14-15.115 et al.), to the contrary, any judge of the Division of Workers' Compensation who is 60 years of age or older on...


Whenever an employer or his insurance carrier and an injured employee, or the dependents of a deceased employee, shall, by agreement, duly signed, settle upon and determine the compensation due...


Every claimant for compensation under Article 2 of this chapter (R.S. 34:15-7 et seq.) shall, unless a settlement is effected or a petition filed under the provisions of R.S. 34:15-50, submit...


Within five days after the filing of the petition or as soon thereafter as is practicable, the Division of Workers' Compensation shall cause a copy of the petition to be forwarded to the...


Within 20 days after the filing of an answer, or the expiration of the time for filing an answer if no answer is filed, the secretary of the division shall fix a time and place for hearing...


No petition shall be dismissed for want of prosecution or for failure to formally adjourn the cause, until after notice shall be served by the respondent on the petitioner or his attorney...


Any referee designated as a referee, formal hearings, shall have the same power as a deputy director in respect to the dismissal of formal petitions for want of prosecution and...


It shall be sufficient service of any paper, except the original notice to the defendant, if the same is sent by registered mail, addressed to the petitioner at the address contained in...


Any employer, not a resident of this State, or any employer not licensed to do business in this State, or any resident employer who becomes a nonresident of this State after the occurrence of...


The commissioner, the director, and each deputy director, is hereby authorized to hear and determine the matters in dispute in a summary manner, and each shall have power to modify any award...


Whenever an employee becomes entitled to or is awarded compensation for temporary disability pursuant to chapter fifteen of Title 34 of the Revised Statutes for the same weeks or period...


Whenever an employer or his insurance carrier involved in the claim under chapter fifteen of Title 34 of the Revised Statutes shall receive written notice from the Division of Employment...


This act shall take effect on the first day of July, one thousand nine hundred and fifty. ...


The Division of Workers' Compensation shall provide notice to each individual receiving compensation under the provisions of the workers' compensation law (chapter 15 of Title 34 of the...


A statement containing the date and place of hearing, together with the decision, award, determination and rule for judgment or the order approving settlement, shall be legibly written in ink...


The secretary of the bureau shall keep a docket in which shall be entered the title of each cause, the date of the determination thereof, the date of appeal, if any, and the date on which...


The director, each deputy director and each of the referees shall have the same power as the Superior Court to issue subpoenas to compel the attendance of witnesses and the production of books...


The commissioner, each deputy commissioner and each referee shall have power to administer oaths. Any person who, having been sworn as a witness in any such proceeding, shall willfully give...


All hearings conducted under this chapter shall be open to the public. ...


Neither party shall pay any fees for filing any papers with the division or with the secretary thereof, and the clerk of any county shall file any papers required by this chapter to be filed...


a. The commissioner, director and the judges of compensation may make such rules and regulations for the conduct of the hearing not inconsistent with the provisions of this chapter as may, in...


The deposition of a witness whose attendance before said bureau cannot be secured by reason of his absence from the State, or by reason of his physical inability to attend the hearing may be...


Any party may appeal from the judgment of a judge of compensation to the Appellate Division of the Superior Court, which appeal shall be taken in accordance with the rules of court. The...


Any judgment entered in the Appellate Division of the Superior Court pursuant to the provisions of section 34:15-66 of this Title may be entered and docketed in the Law Division of the...


In all cases where it shall be necessary to make a physical examination of an employee in an inquiry to award compensation, the examination shall be made by a physician who is the same sex as...


Whenever any judgment is entered in the Appellate Division of the Superior Court upon any matter arising under the provisions of this chapter the clerk of the Appellate Division of the...


Whenever any employer has discontinued his business or sold or otherwise disposed of the greater part of his business or assets, the division may, upon application to the commissioner or...


Such order shall by its terms discharge the employer from any and all claims, demands or liabilities whatsoever for or on account of such an award or the claim or claims upon which it is based...


All provisions of this Title not inconsistent herewith shall thenceforth apply as against such third party with the same force and effect as though such third party were the party against whom...


This article may be cited as the employers' liability insurance law . LexisNexis (TM) Notes: TREATISES...


Every employer, except the state or a municipality, county or school district, who is now or hereafter becomes subject to the provisions of article 2 of this chapter ( 34:15-7 et seq.), as...


On demand of the commissioner of banking and insurance personally or in writing mailed to the post-office address of the employer by registered mail, the employer shall file with such...


Except as otherwise provided in this section, the governing body of every municipality and the committee of every fire district shall provide compensation insurance for special, reserve...


Any volunteer fire company may provide compensation insurance for member volunteer firemen doing public fire duty and volunteer first aid or rescue squad workers doing public first aid and...


Every board of education shall provide compensation insurance for its members covering the performance of their official duties as members of the board and also as members or officers of a...


Compensation for injury and death, either or both, of any volunteer fireman, county fire marshal, assistant county fire marshal, volunteer first aid or rescue squad worker, volunteer driver of...


All payments of compensation to volunteer firemen, county fire marshals, assistant county fire marshals, volunteer first aid or rescue squad workers, volunteer drivers of any municipally-owned...


Any employer desiring to carry his own liability insurance may make application to the Commissioner of Insurance showing his financial ability to pay compensation. The commissioner, if...


With respect to any group of employers licensed by the State as hospitals who adopt a plan for self-insurance for the payment of compensation to their employees, at least the following...


Any employer licensed by the State as a hospital who participates in group self-insurance shall not be relieved from the liability for compensation prescribed by Title 34 of the Revised...


Such group self-insurer shall promptly notify the commissioner, on a form to be prescribed by the commissioner, of the addition of any participating employer or employers. Notice of termination...


If such a group self-insurance plan is terminated, the securities or surety bond on deposit with the commissioner shall remain in the custody of the commissioner for a period of at least...


Every such group self-insurer shall, on an annual basis, or as often as the commissioner deems it necessary, furnish to the commissioner: a. A financial statement of the group's assets...


The commissioner may conduct such annual examinations of each such group self-insurer as he deems necessary and proper. ...


The commissioner shall have the authority to deny the application of any group of self-insurers to pay such benefits, or to revoke his consent for any group continuing to pay for good cause...


The Commissioner of Insurance shall promulgate such rules and regulations, including appropriate fee schedules, as he deems necessary to effectuate the provisions of this act. ...


Every employer not operating under section 34:15-77 of this title shall insure and keep insured his liability in any stock company or mutual association authorized to engage in...


An employer who fails to provide the protection prescribed in this article shall be guilty of a disorderly persons offense and shall be guilty of a crime of the fourth degree if such failure...


Every employer who has complied with the provisions of this article shall post and maintain in a conspicuous place or places in and about his place of business, typewritten or printed notices...


Any contract of insurance issued by a stock company or mutual association against liability arising under this chapter may be canceled by either the employer or the insurance carrier within...


An employer securing the payment of compensation by any of the methods prescribed in section 34:15-78 of this title notwithstanding, shall be liable primarily for the payment of...


Every contract of insurance covering the liability of an employer for compensation to injured employees or their dependents, written by a stock company or a mutual association, shall provide,...


Every such contract shall further provide, or be construed to provide, that any injured employee or his dependents may enforce the provisions thereof to his or their benefit, either by...


Every such contract shall provide, or be construed to provide, that, as between the employee and the insurance carrier, the notice to or knowledge of the occurrence of the injury on the part...


Every such contract shall provide, or be construed to provide, that, upon the death, insolvency or bankruptcy of the insured employer, or upon his assignment for the benefit of creditors,...


No policy of insurance against liability arising under this chapter shall contain any limitation of the liability of the insurer to an amount less than that payable by the assured on account...


Every insurance company or mutual association which insures employers against liability either under this chapter or for damages imposed by law arising out of any other liability to...


The compensation rating and inspection bureau as created and established by the act entitled An act concerning the compulsory insurance of compensation payments arising under section 2 of an...


a. On or before March 1, 1996 and thereafter, the Compensation Rating and Inspection Bureau shall notify all mutual associations and stock companies authorized to write workers' compensation...


No mutual association or stock company shall be authorized to write compensation or liability insurance in the State unless it is a member of the compensation rating and inspection bureau....


Each employer of domestic servants or household employees and every stock company or mutual association affording insurance for the liability of such employers by reason of that employment...


If and when any class or classes of employers or employees shall be excepted from the provisions of article 2 of this chapter ( 34:15-7 et seq.) by an act or acts of the legislature,...


To defray the expenses of the commissioner of banking and insurance in carrying out the provisions of this article, each mutual association and each stock company writing workmen's compensation...


a. (Deleted by amendment, P.L.1999, c.408). b. Commencing January 1, 1989 and on the first day of each year thereafter, the Commissioner of Labor shall levy an annual surcharge upon...


The sums collected under R.S. 34:15-94 shall constitute a fund, to be known as the Second Injury Fund, out of which a sum shall be set aside each year by the Commissioner of Labor from...


No person shall be deemed to acquire or to have acquired any vested rights, under the provisions of this section. ...


Nothing in this article ( 34:15-70 et seq.) shall apply to any mutual agricultural insurance company incorporated under chapter 252 of the laws of 1905, being A supplement to an act entitled...


Any employee or dependent receiving weekly benefits as provided under R.S. 34:15-95, R.S. 34:15-12(b) or R.S. 34:15-13 at a rate applicable prior to January 1, 1980, and whose payment is less...


For persons under the age of 62 receiving benefits as provided under R.S. 34:15-95, or R.S. 34:15-12(b), and whose period of disability began after December 31, 1979, such compensation...


Every employer who has made provisions for payment of obligations to an injured employee as required by article 5 of this chapter (R.S. 34:15-70 et seq.) shall, upon the happening of any...


Not more than 26 weeks after an insurance carrier, third party administrator, self-insured employer or statutory non-insured employer learns that an employee has recovered so as to be able...


The reports of accidents filed with, or transmitted or forwarded to, the Division of Workers' Compensation or the Compensation Rating and Inspection Bureau, shall not be made public, and shall...


As a part of the necessary medical service required by the compensation law, the employer or insurance carrier shall, when directed so to do, file with the workmen's compensation bureau copies...


Every employer, insurer or other person failing to comply with the terms of this article shall, for each offense, be liable to a penalty of not less than ten nor more than fifty dollars,...


The workmen's compensation bureau is authorized to make such rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry out the purpose of this article and the bureau is hereby directed to keep on...

This article may be cited as the workers' compensation security fund act. ...


As used in this article, unless the context or subject matter otherwise requires: Stock fund means the stock workers' compensation security fund created by this article. Mutual fund means...


There is hereby created a fund to be known as the stock workers' compensation security fund, for the purpose of assuring to persons entitled thereto the compensation provided by this...


Every stock carrier shall, on or before September 1, 1935, file with State Treasurer and with the Commissioner of Insurance identical returns, under oath, on a form to be prescribed and...


For the privilege of carrying on the business of workmen's compensation insurance in this state, every stock carrier shall pay into the stock fund on the first day of September, nineteen...


When the aggregate amount of all such payments into the stock fund, together with accumulated interest thereon, less all its expenditures and known liabilities, becomes equal to 5% of the...


The commissioner of banking and insurance may adopt, amend and enforce rules and regulations necessary for the proper administration of the stock fund. In the event any stock carrier shall fail...


The stock fund created by this act shall be separate and apart from any other fund so created and from all other state moneys. The state treasurer shall be the custodian of such fund; and...


A valid claim for compensation or death benefits, or installments thereof, heretofore or hereafter made pursuant to this chapter or the federal Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act,...


There is hereby created a fund to be known as the mutual workers' compensation security fund, for the purpose of assuring to persons entitled thereto the compensation provided by the...


Every mutual carrier shall, on or before September 1, 1935 file with the State Treasurer and with the Commissioner of Insurance identical returns under oath, on a form to be prescribed...


For the privilege of carrying on the business of workmen's compensation insurance in this state, every mutual carrier shall pay into the mutual fund on the first day of September, one...


Whenever the mutual fund, less all its known liabilities, shall exceed 5% of the loss reserves of all mutual carriers for the payments of losses under this chapter or the federal Longshore...


The provisions of sections 34:15-109 to 34:15-111 of this article shall apply, mutatis mutandis, to the administration, custody and investment of and payments from the mutual fund. ...


Forthwith upon any carrier becoming an insolvent stock carrier, or an insolvent mutual carrier, as the case may be, the commissioner of banking and insurance shall so notify the...


The commissioner of banking and insurance or his duly authorized representative may investigate and may defend before the workmen's compensation bureau or any court any or all claims...


The expense of administering the stock fund shall be paid out of the stock fund and the expense of administering the mutual fund shall be paid out of the mutual fund. The commissioner of...


Contributions made by any stock or mutual carrier to the funds created by this act shall relieve such carriers from filing any surety bond or making any deposit of securities required under...


a. There is hereby created a fund which shall be known as the uninsured employer's fund to provide for the payment of awards against uninsured defaulting employers who fail to...


a. In any case in which a claim for compensation is filed pursuant to the provisions of the workers' compensation law, R.S. 34:15-1 et seq., and the employer has failed to secure the payment...

 


In case of default by an uninsured employer in the payment of any compensation due under an award for a period of 45 days after payment is due and payable and the uninsured employer fails...


a. After an award has been entered against an employer for compensation under any provision of the workers' compensation law, R.S. 34:15-1 et seq., and the Director of the Division of...


To the extent of the compensation and benefits paid or payable to an employee or his dependents from the uninsured employers' fund, the fund, by subrogation, shall be entitled to all the...


The commissioner shall annually submit an accounting of the uninsured employer's fund to the State Treasurer and to the appropriations and labor committees of both houses of the...


The commissioner may make all rules and regulations necessary for the processing and payment of compensation out of the uninsured employer's fund. The commissioner shall promulgate,...


The liability of the uninsured employer's fund and the State with respect to payment of any compensation, benefits, expenses, fees for disbursements properly chargeable against the fund shall...

In any fiscal year during which benefit payments are made from the uninsured employer's fund, the Commissioner of Labor shall apply an amount equal to $ 100.00 for each employee to whom...


Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law, the Division of Workers' Compensation shall use every available administrative means to ensure that benefit payments from the uninsured...


The burden shall be upon the claimant to immediately notify in writing the Director of the Division of Workers' Compensation of any increase or decrease in his income that may affect...


The Commissioner of Labor shall, on behalf of the uninsured employer's fund, exhaust all remedies at law against the uninsured delinquent employer of the claimant to collect the amount of...


Nothing in this act, P.L. 1988, c. 25 (C. 34:15-120.9 et seq.), shall affect the obligations of insurance carriers or self-insured employers imposed by any other section of the...


As used in this act: Association means the New Jersey Self-Insurers Guaranty Association created in subsection a. of section 2 of this act. Board of directors or board means the board...


a. There is created a nonprofit entity to be known as the New Jersey Self-Insurers Guaranty Association. All self-insurers shall be members of the association as a condition of their...


The board of directors of the association shall consist of five persons and shall be organized as established in the plan of operation. With respect to initial appointments, the...


a. Upon creation of the Insolvency Fund pursuant to the provisions of section 5 of this act, the association is obligated for payment of compensation under chapter 15 of Title 34 of the...


Upon the adoption of a plan of operation or the adoption of rules by the commissioner pursuant to subsection a. of section 6 of this act, there shall be created an Insolvency Fund to be managed...



a. (1) Within one year of the effective date of this act, the board of directors shall submit to the commissioner a proposed plan of operation for the fair, reasonable and equitable...


a. A member employer which files for relief in bankruptcy under Title 11 of the United States Code,...


The department may: a. Require that the association notify other interested parties of the determination of insolvency and of their rights under this act. Notification shall be by mail at the...


a. Any person who recovers from the association under this act shall be deemed to have assigned his rights to the association to the extent of that recovery. Every claimant seeking the...


To aid in the detection and prevention of employer insolvencies: a. Upon determination by majority vote of the membership of the board that any member employer may be insolvent or in a...


The association shall be subject to examination and regulation by the department. No later than March 30 of each year, the board of directors shall submit a financial report for the...


There shall be no liability on the part of, and no cause of action of any nature shall arise against, any member employer, the association or its agents or employees, the board of directors,...


a. All proceedings in which an insolvent member is a party, or is obligated to defend a party, in any court or before any quasi-judicial body or administrative board in this State shall be...


Notwithstanding any other provision of chapter 15 of Title 34 of the Revised Statutes, a covered claim, as defined therein, with respect to which settlement is not effected and pursuant to...


In addition to its obligation to pay compensation to the employees of insolvent members pursuant to section 4 of this act, the association shall be obligated for payment of compensation...



This act shall not be construed as reducing, to any degree or in any way, the responsibility of the commissioner to exercise caution in authorizing any employer to become a self-insured...



Any records of, or pertaining to, workers' compensation formal cases, wherein original claim petitions have been on file for 45 or more years, may be destroyed by the Division of...


Any records of, or pertaining to, workmen's compensation of the kind and character specified in article six of chapter fifteen of Title 34 of the Revised Statutes, which have been or shall...


Records and papers of, or pertaining to, workmen's compensation cases, on file in the Division of Workmen's Compensation and its predecessor, Workmen's Compensation Bureau, which do not...


Any records of, or pertaining to, workers' compensation formal cases, which have not been on file for 45 or more years but which have been microfilmed or retained in full in other media,...


Any microfilm made or information retained in other media by the Division of Workers' Compensation pursuant to law, or a certified copy of such microfilm or information retained in other...


No official, or member of the Department of Labor and Industry, shall be held liable on his bond, or in the way of damages, for loss, or in any other manner, because of the destruction of...


a. Notwithstanding any other provision of the chapter to which this act is a supplement [34:15-1 et seq.] or of any other law, no records maintained by the Division of Workers' Compensation or...


Sections 6 through 9 of this act [34:15-128.2 -- 34:15-128.5] shall be known and may be cited as the Workers' Compensation Medical Information Confidentiality Act. ...


For the purposes of section 1 of P.L. 1966, c. 164 (C. 34:15-128) and sections 6 through 9 of this amendatory and supplementary act [34:15-128.2 -- 34:15-128.5]: Disclose means to...


a. In any case of an individual seeking workers' compensation from an employer, it shall be unlawful for the employer, the workers' compensation insurance carrier of the employer, a health...


Except for medical or non-medical evaluations performed for the purposes of evaluating the permanency of an employee's disability requested by the employer or its insurance carrier, in any case...


Any person who violates any provision of section 7 or 8 of this amendatory and supplementary act [34:15-128.2 -- 34:15-128.5] shall be subject to a fine of not less than $ 100 nor more than...



a. All vocational training funded with federal job training funds shall be training which is likely to substantially enhance the trainee's marketable skills and earning power and is for a...


a. On the job training shall not be paid for with federal job training funds for any employment found by the commissioner to be of a level of skill and complexity too low to merit training. b....


a. No individual shall receive employment and training services paid for with federal job training funds unless the individual first receives counseling pursuant to this section. The...


An otherwise qualified individual shall not be denied employment and training services included in the Employability Development Plan developed for the individual pursuant to section 4 of this...


a. No federal job training funds shall be used to obtain employment and training services from a service provider unless the provider is approved pursuant to the procedures and...


As used in this act: a. At-risk youth means a teenage high school dropout or a teenage parent or other teenager whose pattern of behavior is likely to result in becoming a high school...

The commission shall consist of the following members: the Commissioners of Commerce, Energy and Economic Development, Community Affairs, Education, Human Services, and Labor and the Chancellor...


The commission shall appoint an executive director. The executive director shall report to the chairperson of the commission and be responsible for administering the daily operations of...


The purpose of the commission shall be to develop and assist in the implementation of a State employment and training policy with the goal of creating a coherent, integrated system of...


The commission shall: a. Issue the annual State employment and training plan pursuant to the provisions of section 10 of this act; b. Establish performance standards for training and...


The commission shall annually issue a State employment and training plan. The plan shall include: a. A description of the State employment and training policy developed pursuant to section 8...


a. The commission shall establish quantifiable performance standards for evaluating each employment and training program, and guidelines for procedures to encourage and enforce compliance...


The State Employment and Training Commission shall, in a manner which complies with all provisions of this act and with the provisions of section 11 of P.L.1989, c.293 (C.34:15C-8): a....


The State Employment and Training Commission shall: a. Establish criteria and procedures for the evaluation and approval of service providers consistent with the provisions of section 6 of...


The State Employment and Training Commission shall conduct an annual, comprehensive evaluation of the activities of the partnership and make an annual report to the Governor, the Legislature...


a. There is created, within the commission, a New Jersey Institute for Employment and Training Staff Development. The institute shall be headed by a director who shall be appointed by and...


The commission shall establish such requirements as it deems appropriate for each employment and training program to utilize: the New Jersey Career Information Delivery System for the delivery...


a. The commission shall foster and coordinate initiatives of the Department of Education and the Department of Higher Education to maximize the contributions of the State's public schools...


The commission shall adopt rules and regulations pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act, P.L.1968, c. 410 (C. 52:14B-1 et seq.) necessary to effectuate the provisions of this act. ...


a. Not more than 25% of the funds expended in the State under Title III of the Job Training Partnership Act, Pub.L. 97-300...


a. There shall be a private industry council for each service delivery area. Each service delivery area established by the Governor shall have the same boundaries as the labor market area of...


The Commissioner of Education, in consultation with the Commissioners of Labor and Community Affairs, the Chancellor of Higher Education and the Chairperson of the State Employment and...


The Legislature finds and declares that: a. Education affects an individual's employability, wages, productivity, ability to function effectively in the family and community, and ultimately,...


a. There is created within the State Employment and Training Commission, established pursuant to section 5 of P.L.1989, c. 293 (C. 34:15C-2) in the Department of Labor, a State Council for...


The purpose of the council shall be to facilitate Statewide and local policy development, planning and oversight in consultation with the stakeholders in the area of adult literacy education....


The council shall report annually to the Governor and the Legislature. The annual report shall include, but not be limited to, the accomplishments and initiatives of the reporting period....


a. There is created, in the New Jersey State Employment and Training Commission, a council which shall be known as the Council on Gender Parity in Labor and Education. b. The council shall...


The Council shall: a. Assess the effectiveness of State programs designed to provide gender equity in labor, education and training; b. Make recommendations to the Commissioners of the...


The council is authorized to: a. Hold public hearings; b. Employ staff, responsible to the Executive Director of the State Employment and Training Commission, to assist the council to...



This act shall be known and may be cited as the 1992 New Jersey Employment and Workforce Development Act. ...


The Legislature finds and declares that: a. New Jersey, facing an intensely competitive world economy, must choose whether to compete against countries that have low-paid, unskilled workforces...

As used in this act: Administrative costs means any costs incurred by the department to administer the program, including any cost required to collect information and conduct evaluations...


a. The Workforce Development Partnership Program is hereby established in the Department of Labor and shall be administered by the Commissioner of Labor. The purpose of the program is to...


a. There is hereby established, as part of the Workforce Development Partnership Program, the Office of Customized Training. Moneys allocated to the office from the fund shall be used to...


a. The Workforce Development Partnership Program shall, to the extent that resources available in the fund permit, provide, for each qualified displaced or disadvantaged worker who...


Counseling shall be made available by the department to each qualified displaced or disadvantaged worker applying to participate in the program. Counseling may also be made available to...


a. No employment and training services shall be obtained from a service provider with moneys from the fund unless the provider is located in New Jersey and is approved, pursuant to the...


a. A restricted, nonlapsing, revolving Workforce Development Partnership Fund, to be managed and invested by the State Treasurer, is hereby established to: provide employment and training...

The commissioner shall, in a manner which complies with all provisions of this act: a. Implement performance measurements for the program consistent with the provisions of section 8 of this...


The commissioner shall, pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act, P.L.1968, c. 410 (C. 52:14B-1 et seq.), adopt rules and regulations necessary to govern the proper conduct and operation...


For the purposes of sections 1 through 9 of this act: Commissioner is the Commissioner of Labor, or designee of the commissioner. Department means the New Jersey Department of...


Beginning on January 1, 1993, each worker shall contribute to the Workforce Development Partnership Fund an amount equal to 0.025% of the worker's wages as determined in accordance with...


Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law to the contrary, each employer shall: withhold in trust the amount of all workers' contributions from their wages at the time wages are paid,...


If an employer fails to make any report or permit any inspection required by the commissioner to implement the provisions of this act, an estimate shall be made regarding the liability of...


a. If an employee receives wages from more than one employer during any calendar year, and the sum of the employee's contributions deposited in the Workforce Development Partnership Fund...


The State Treasurer, as treasurer and custodian of the Workforce Development Partnership Fund, is hereby authorized and directed to cancel of record and to refuse to honor checks issued...


A schedule of fines, no fine exceeding $ 1,000 for a single offense, shall be established by the commissioner for any of the following actions or omissions with respect to the collection...



The commissioner shall, pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act, P.L. 1968, c. 410 (C. 52:14B-1 et seq.) promulgate rules and regulations necessary to implement the provisions of this...


Beginning on January 1, 2002, each worker shall contribute to the Supplemental Workforce Fund for Basic Skills an amount equal to 0.0175% of the worker's wages as determined in accordance...


If an employee receives wages from more than one employer during any calendar year, and the sum of the employee's contributions deposited in the Supplemental Workforce Fund for Basic...



This act shall be known and may be cited as the Youth Transitions to Work Partnership Act. ...


The Legislature finds and declares that: a. To succeed in the face of intensely competitive conditions, the economy of New Jersey requires the creation of a growing pool of highly...


As used in this act: Apprenticeship Policy Committee or committee means the New Jersey Apprenticeship Policy Committee which: a. Was established by a written agreement of: the Bureau...


a. The Youth Transitions to Work Partnership is hereby established in, but not of, the Department of Labor. Notwithstanding any appropriations that are made to the Youth Transitions to...


a. Each consortium which is awarded a grant from the partnership shall establish a school-to-apprenticeship linkage program for high school students, which shall include the development of...


Each consortium which is awarded a grant from the partnership shall establish a program which provides the option of linkages from apprenticeship to subsequent post-secondary education. Grants...


a. There is established in, but not of, the Department of Labor, the Youth Transitions to Work Partnership Advisory Council, which shall consist of 14 members as follows: the Commissioners...


The Legislature finds and declares that there are a significant number of students in New Jersey who are economically and socially disadvantaged and who are alienated from the community...


As used in this act: Abbott district means one of the 28 urban districts in district factor groups A and B specifically identified in the appendix to Raymond Abbott, et al. v. Fred G. Burke,...


There is established in the Department of Labor an At-Risk Youth Mentoring Program to be administered by the Commissioner of Labor pursuant to the provisions of this act. The commissioner...


An educational foundation shall submit an application for a grant to the commissioner for his review. The application shall provide the following information: the name of the...


a. Under the program each mentor shall commit to participate in the program for a minimum of one calendar year. Each student shall meet with a mentor one day per week for at least one hour...


Notwithstanding any provision of P.L. 1986, c. 116 (C. 18A:6-7.1 et seq.) to the contrary, a mentor shall undergo a criminal history record check in accordance with the procedures established...


There is created a joint legislative committee to be known as the Joint Committee on Mentoring. The joint committee shall be comprised of 12 members, six members from each House. The President...


a. An educational foundation shall submit an annual report on the progress of its mentoring program to the department and to the joint committee on or before May 1 of each year. The report...

A school district may apply to the Commissioner of Education for approval to use Demonstrably Effective Program Aid provided pursuant to section 18 of P.L. 1996, c. 138 (C. 18A:7F-18)...


a. There is established in the Department of Labor a Youth Employment and After School Incentive Pilot Program which shall be administered by the Commissioner of Labor, pursuant to the...


a. In cooperation with the Disadvantaged Youth Employment Opportunities Council established in section 1 of this act [34:15F-12], the Commissioner of Labor shall develop and administer...


a. The State's limitations on hours of employment for child labor shall govern the maximum hours of employment for youths employed through the program. For participation in the employment...


a. The Commissioner of Labor shall implement a plan to collect data on the effectiveness of the program in meeting the needs and conditions of disadvantaged youths which place them at risk...


Employers participating in the employment program established under this act [34:15F-12 et seq.] shall be eligible for the tax credit allotments authorized under the provisions of P.L. , c. (C....



As used in this chapter: Commission means the State Rehabilitation Commission, Department of Labor and Industry, for the rehabilitation of handicapped persons. Maintenance means payments...


There is hereby established the Rehabilitation Commission which is placed in the Department of Labor and Industry for housekeeping purposes. The commission is hereby designated as the sole...


The chairman of the commission shall be the Commissioner of Labor and Industry of the State of New Jersey. ...


Of the members of the commission appointed by the Governor, the first members shall be appointed, 3 for 1 year, 3 for 2 years, 2 for 3 years, and their successors shall be appointed for terms of...


The members of the commission shall serve without pay but actual expenses incurred in the performance of their duties shall be paid out of funds appropriated for the purposes of the commission. ...


The Governor may at any time remove for inefficiency or neglect of duty any member of the commission appointed by him, charges in writing having been preferred and sustained after public hearing. ...


The commission shall annually make report to the Governor of its work in carrying out the provisions of this chapter and shall submit to him its recommendations concerning legislation and...


The commission shall appoint a director, who shall be its executive officer and have primary responsibility for, and shall devote his full time to the administration of the program, and who...


The commission is also authorized: (a) To co-operate with the Federal Government in carrying out the purposes of any Federal statutes pertaining to vocational rehabilitation and independent...


The director or other chief administrative officer of the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services in the Department of Labor shall: a. cause copies of the voter registration forms...


The State Treasurer is hereby designated as the custodian of all funds received from the Federal Government for the purpose of carrying out any Federal statutes pertaining to...


Any individual applying for or receiving vocational rehabilitation or independent living rehabilitation who is aggrieved by any action or inaction of the commission shall be entitled in...


No officer or employee engaged in the administration of the vocational rehabilitation and independent living rehabilitation programs shall use his official authority to influence or permit the...


All records relating to the receipt of or application for vocational rehabilitation or independent living rehabilitation services shall be confidential and shall not be published or open to...


The Legislature reserves the right to amend or repeal all or any part of this act at any time; and there shall be no vested private right of any kind against such amendment or repeal. All...


If any provision of this act or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the remainder of the act and the application of such provision to other persons...


The provisions of this chapter shall be liberally construed in order that its purposes and objects may be fully effectuated. ...


Sections 34:16-1, 34:16-2, 34:16-3, 34:16-4, 34:16-5, 34:16-6, 34:16-7, 34:16-8, 34:16-9, 34:16-10, 34:16-11, 34:16-12, 34:16-13, 34:16-14, 34:16-15, 34:16-16, 34:16-17, 34:16-18,...


This act shall be known and may be cited as the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1955. ...


This act shall be known and cited as the Sheltered Workshop Act of 1971. ...


As used in this act: a. Sheltered workshop means an occupation oriented facility operated by a nonprofit agency, public or private, which except for its staff, employs only handicapped...


The division shall administer a program of vocational rehabilitation to an extended employee and shall plan, institute, support, and administer a program of extended employment in, or under...


The division is hereby authorized to contract with an approved sheltered workshop for the furnishing of extended employment programs to severely handicapped persons when it shall appear to...


The division and the commission are hereby vested with the authority: a. to determine the eligibility of severely handicapped persons for the extended employment program in consultation with...


The provisions of P.L.1941, c. 308 (C. 34:6-136.1 et seq.) relating to the ratio of employees engaged in home work to those employed in a factory and the requirement for an employer's permit...


It is the policy of the State to assist handicapped persons and organizations established to aid handicapped persons in the sale of goods or article which are the product of handicapped...


As used in this act: a. Handicapped person means any individual who is unable to engage in any substantial gainful activity by reason of any medically determinable physical or mental...


To facilitate ready and authoritative identification of goods or articles made by handicapped persons, any handicapped person and any public or private institution or agency, firm, association...


No goods or articles made in this or any other state may be displayed, advertised, solicited for sale by telephone, mail or otherwise, offered for sale or sold in this State upon a...


Any handicapped worker, or any public or private institution or agency, corporation, firm, or association, registered with the division pursuant to this act, engaged in the manufacture...


Any person, firm, corporation, institution, or association who (a) shall use or employ an imprint, stamp, or symbol or label issued or approved by the division or an imitation thereof...


The Legislature finds and declares that many handicapped citizens enrolled in sheltered (extended) employment programs at sheltered workshops earn subminimum wages in a noncompetitive...


As used in this act: a. Division means the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services in the Department of Labor. b. Handicapped citizen means any individual who, by reason of...


The division shall annually conduct a survey to assess the transportation needs of these sheltered workshops. ...


The Commissioner of Labor shall adopt rules and regulations pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act, P.L. 1968, c. 410 (C. 52:14B-1 et seq.) to effectuate the purposes of this act. ...


Any seven or more persons, residents in this state, may associate themselves into a society for the purpose of carrying on any lawful mechanical, mining, manufacturing or trading business, or...

The certificate of association shall set forth: a. The name assumed to designate such society and to be used in its business and dealings, which name shall have the word co-operative as...


Such certificate shall be signed by the persons originally associating themselves together, shall be proved or acknowledged by at least seven of them before an officer qualified to...


The first meeting of such society shall be called by a notice signed by a majority of the persons named in the certificate of association, designating the time, place and purpose of the...


The by-laws of such society shall provide: a. For an annual meeting of the members thereof and such other regular and special meetings as may be deemed desirable, the number of members...


Every such society shall paint or affix, and shall keep painted or affixed, its name on the outside of every office or place in which the business of the association is carried on, in...


Every such society shall have a registered office to which all communications and notices may be addressed. Notices in writing of the location of such office, and of any change therein, shall...


The capital stock of such society shall be divided into shares the par value of which shall not be more than fifty dollars, and no share shall be issued for less than its par value. No...


No member of such society shall be entitled to more than one vote upon any subject, which vote must be cast in person. The board of directors may, unless otherwise provided in the by-laws, fix...


Any society incorporated under this chapter may hold in its corporate name any amount of interest in any other society through which its products are disposed of or its supplies secured, but...


Any member or other person having an interest in the fund of any such society may inspect its books, at all reasonable hours, at its office. ...


There shall be such distribution of the profits of such society among the workmen, purchasers and members as shall be prescribed in the certificate of association, at such times as...


Any member of such society, by a writing under his hand, delivered at the office of the society, may nominate any person, being the husband, wife, father, mother, child, brother, sister, nephew...


When the whole capital of such society has not been paid in, and its assets are insufficient for the payment of its debts, liabilities and obligations, each stockholder shall be bound to pay...


Any association incorporated under an act entitled An act to encourage the organization and regulate co-operative associations of workmen, approved March twenty-second, one thousand...


Any society formed pursuant to this chapter may be dissolved in the manner provided by section 14:13-1 of the title Corporations, General. ...



The failure of any employer to segregate such moneys or to deposit such moneys in separate accounts shall not be deemed or taken to constitute a discontinuance of such relationship of trust,...


Any employer who shall fail to pay back to an employee such deposit or security moneys or so much thereof as may be due upon the termination of employment, or in accordance with the provisions...


Any contract or agreement between any employer and employee whereby the provisions of section one (1) and two (2) hereof are waived or whereby said employee may agree that any or all sums of...


The term employer shall include any individual, or members of firms or partnerships, and all officers of corporations having to do with the management of such corporations or the financial...


As used in this act: a. Employer means any individual, partnership, association, corporation or any person or group of persons acting directly or indirectly on behalf of or in the interest of...


An employer shall not take any retaliatory action against an employee because the employee does any of the following: a. Discloses, or threatens to disclose to a supervisor or to a public body...


The protection against retaliatory action provided by this act pertaining to disclosure to a public body shall not apply to an employee who makes a disclosure to a public body unless the...


A court, upon notice of motion in accordance with the Rules Governing the Courts of the State of New Jersey, may also order that reasonable attorneys' fees and court costs be awarded to...


Nothing in this act shall be deemed to diminish the rights, privileges, or remedies of any employee under any other federal or State law or regulation or under any collective bargaining...






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