NJ AB 5890

Author

Anthony Verrelli
144 West State St.
Trenton, NJ 08608
609-292-0500

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Bill Text

Category

Employee Misclassification

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State

NJ

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Summary

Extends stop-work orders for violation of state wage, benefit and tax laws to all worksites. Provides penalty for non-compliance.

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Issue

Provides the Commissioner of Labor and Workforce
Development, with respect to violations of State wage, benefit and tax laws, additional enforcement options in the Office of Administrative Law and in the courts, including subpoena powers and injunctive relief. The bill permits the stop-work orders currently permitted for violations of those laws to be applied to all worksites of a violator, provides penalties of $5,000 per day for a failure to comply with a stop-work order, and entitles employees to pay from their employers for the first ten days of a stop-work order.

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Notes

Effective immediately.

History

06/9/2021 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Committee on Appropriations.
06/16/2021 Reported out of Assembly Committee on Appropriations with amendments. To second reading in Assembly.
06/21/2021 Passed Assembly. Received in Senate without committee referral. Second reading.
06/30/2021 Substituted for SB 3920.
06/30/2021 Passed Senate.
07/08/2021 Approved by Governor.