NJ SB 3920

Author

Fred Madden
129 Johnson Road, Suite 1
Turnersville, NJ 08012
856-232-6700

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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

No further action. Companion bill AB 5890 became law.

History

06/10/2021 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Committee on Labor.
06/16/2021 Reported from Senate Committee on Labor with amendments. To second reading in Senate.
06/30/2021 Substituted by AB 5890.