§ 34:11-2 Weekly payment of wages by railroad, express, car-loading and car-forwarding companies; agreements to contrary; action by employee
§ 34:11-3 Penalty for violation; suit; limitation of action; disposition of penalties
§ 34:11-4.1 Definitions
§ 34:11-4.2 Time and mode of payment; paydays.
§ 34:11-4.2a Payment by deposit in financial institution; consent by employee; cancellation; notice
§ 34:11-4.3 Termination or suspension of employment
§ 34:11-4.4 Withholding from wages.
§ 34:11-4.4a Contributions withheld, diverted; conditions
§ 34:11-4.5 Death of employee
§ 34:11-4.6 Dissemination of information; records.
§ 34:11-4.7 Agreements by employer with employee
§ 34:11-4.8 Dispute over amount of wages
§ 34:11-4.9 Duties of commissioner.
§ 34:11-4.10 Violations, penalties.
§ 34:11-4.11 Rules and regulations
§ 34:11-4.12 Construction of act
§ 34:11-4.13 Repeal
§ 34:11-4.14 Unlawful diverting of wages
§ 34:11-10 Commitment for failure to pay judgment
§ 34:11-16 Enforcement of act by department of labor
§ 34:11-17 Negotiable orders
§ 34:11-18 Forfeiture on issuing orders in payment for labor; no offset; limitations
§ 34:11-19 Punishment for issuing orders in payment for labor
§ 34:11-21 Attempting to control employees in purchase of store goods unlawful
§ 34:11-22 Penalty for attempting to control employees in purchase of store goods
§ 34:11-24.1 Medical examinations requested by employers; imposition of cost on employees prohibited
§ 34:11-24.2 Penalty for violation
§ 34:11-24.3 Effective date
§ 34:11-31 Payment of wages condition precedent to removal of employer’s personal property on levy of execution or other process
§ 34:11-32 Procedure where personal property is removed under process without payment of wages of debtor’s employees
§ 34:11-33 Wages for services bestowed on property of manufacturers in hands of receivers
§ 34:11-33.1 Income or wage tax advantages for New Jersey residents with income from other jurisdictions; legislative findings
§ 34:11-33.2 Definitions
§ 34:11-33.3 Authority to enter into agreement with other jurisdiction; declaration of determination
§ 34:11-33.4 Furnishing of required information to other jurisdiction; powers and duties of division of taxation
§ 34:11-33.5 Reimbursement for expenses incurred or paid by New Jersey; termination of agreement
§ 34:11-33.6 Withholding of tax from salary or wages of employees subject to tax of other jurisdiction
§ 34:11-56a Minimum wage level; establishment
§ 34:11-56a1 Definitions relative to minimum wages.
§ 34:11-56a2 Bureau for administration of act; director and assistants
§ 34:11-56a3 Employment at unreasonable wage declared contrary to public policy; contract or agreement void
§ 34:11-56a4 Minimum wage rate; exceptions.
§ 34:11-56a4.1 Summer camps, conferences and retreats; exception
§ 34:11-56a4.2 Application of act to wages under wage orders
§ 34:11-56a4.3 Date of application of act
§ 34:11-56a4.4 Date of application of L.1976, c. 88
§ 34:11-56a4.5 Application of L.1979, c. 32
§ 34:11-56a4.6 Application of L.1980, c. 182
§ 34:11-56a4.7 “New Jersey Minimum Wage Advisory Commission.”
§ 34:11-56a4.8 Annual evaluation of adequacy of minimum wage.
§ 34:11-56a4.9 “Task Force on Wages and State Benefits”
§ 34:11-56a4.10 Impact reports in 2019-2023 calendar years
§ 34:11-56a5 Administrative regulations; publication; duration
§ 34:11-56a6 Authority of commissioner and director
§ 34:11-56a7 Investigation of occupation
§ 34:11-56a8 Appointment of wage board; report upon establishment of minimum fair wage rates
§ 34:11-56a9 Wage board; membership; quorum; rules and regulations; compensation
§ 34:11-56a10 Powers of wage board
§ 34:11-56a11 Presentation of evidence and information to wage board; witnesses
§ 34:11-56a12 Rules of evidence and procedure
§ 34:11-56a13 Recommendations of wage board
§ 34:11-56a14 Submission of report of wage board
§ 34:11-56a15 Acceptance or rejection of report by commissioner
§ 34:11-56a16 Approval or disapproval of report following public hearing; effective date of wage order
§ 34:11-56a17 Special certificates or licenses for employment at wages less than minimum
§ 34:11-56a18 Modification of wage order
§ 34:11-56a19 Additions or modifications to administrative regulations; hearing; notice
§ 34:11-56a20 Records of wages and hours
§ 34:11-56a21 Summary of act, orders, and regulations; posting
§ 34:11-56a22 Violations; penalties
§ 34:11-56a23 Payment of amounts due employees
§ 34:11-56a24 Penalties for violations.
§ 34:11-56a25 Civil action by employee to recover wages, additional amount.
§ 34:11-56a25.1 Limitations; commencement of action.
§ 34:11-56a25.2 Defense to action
§ 34:11-56a26 Protection of right to collective bargaining
§ 34:11-56a27 Partial invalidity
§ 34:11-56a28 Supplementation of provisions of Minimum Wage Standards Act
§ 34:11-56a29 Short title
§ 34:11-56a30 Application of act to minors
§ 34:11-56a31 Establishment of maximum work week for certain health care facility employees.
§ 34:11-56a32 Definitions relative to work hours for certain health care facility employees.
§ 34:11-56a33 Excessive work shift contrary to public policy.
§ 34:11-56a34 Health care facility employee work shift determined; exceptions voluntary.
§ 34:11-56a35 Violations, sanctions.
§ 34:11-56a36 Construction, applicability of act.
§ 34:11-56a37 Collection of data relative to mandatory overtime prohibition, report.
§ 34:11-56a38 Rules, regulations.
§ 34:11-56a39 Definitions relative to C.34:11-56a39 et al.
§ 34:11-56a40 Tax credit program to employers of employees with impairments
§ 34:11-56a41 Regulations
§ 34:11-56.1 Definitions
§ 34:11-56.2 Discrimination in pay based on sex prohibited
§ 34:11-56.3 Enforcement of act
§ 34:11-56.4 Inspection of records; obtaining of information
§ 34:11-56.5 Regulations, power to make
§ 34:11-56.6 Violations of act
§ 34:11-56.7 Failure to furnish records; interference with commissioner in performance of duties
§ 34:11-56.8 Actions by or on behalf of employees; damages
§ 34:11-56.9 Notice of alleged violation; hearing
§ 34:11-56.10 Partial invalidity
§ 34:11-56.11 Effective date
§ 34:11-56.12 Notification to certain employees.
§ 34:11-56.13 Short title.
§ 34:11-56.14 Report to commissioner; terms defined.
§ 34:11-56.25 Public policy
§ 34:11-56.26 Definitions.
§ 34:11-56.27 Prevailing wage rate required in contract.
§ 34:11-56.27a Lowest bidder of public work contract, proof of prevailing wage rates payment; rules, regulations.
§ 34:11-56.28 Specification of prevailing wage rate by craft in contract.
§ 34:11-56.29 Record of wages paid by contractor and subcontractor
§ 34:11-56.30 Establishment of prevailing wage rate by commissioner
§ 34:11-56.31 Powers of commissioner.
§ 34:11-56.32 Posting of prevailing wage rates
§ 34:11-56.33 Filing of written statements of amounts due workers; database of certified payroll information.
§ 34:11-56.34 Notice of failure to pay prevailing wages; protest by worker.
§ 34:11-56.35 Penalties, stop-work orders.
§ 34:11-56.36 Alternative sanction for payment of wages due
§ 34:11-56.37 List relative to contractors performing prevailing wage public work; database of certified statements.
§ 34:11-56.38 Prohibition against award of contract to non-complying contractors; definition; presumption.
§ 34:11-56.39 Penalty for discrimination
§ 34:11-56.40 Action for recovery of full amount of prevailing wage
§ 34:11-56.41 Collective bargaining; effect of act
§ 34:11-56.42 Partial invalidity
§ 34:11-56.43 Rules and regulations
§ 34:11-56.44 Short title
§ 34:11-56.45 Repeal of inconsistent acts
§ 34:11-56.46 Effective date
§ 34:11-56.47 Action for damages permitted by certain persons bidding on public contracts; conditions; definitions
§ 34:11-56.48 Short title.
§ 34:11-56.49 Findings, declarations relative to public works contractors.
§ 34:11-56.50 Definitions relative to public works contractors.
§ 34:11-56.51 Registration required for contractors, subcontractors.
§ 34:11-56.51a Subcontractor duties.
§ 34:11-56.52 Contractor to register in writing; form; requisites
§ 34:11-56.53 Nonrefundable registration fees.
§ 34:11-56.54 Issuance of certificate of registration.
§ 34:11-56.54a Contractor, sponsor obligations, registration certificate renewal cycles; compliance.
§ 34:11-56.55 Submission of all subcontractor registration certificates by contractor.
§ 34:11-56.55a Registered apprenticeship program requisites.
§ 34:11-56.56 Violation; disorderly persons offense; other penalties; suspension; hearing.
§ 34:11-56.57 Regulations.
§ 34:11-56.58 Prevailing wage levels for certain employees.
§ 34:11-56.59 Definitions relative to prevailing wage levels for certain employees.
§ 34:11-56.60 Contract to contain provision for prevailing wage, building services rates.
§ 34:11-56.61 Record of employee wages, benefits.
§ 34:11-56.62 Civil action to recover prevailing wage.
§ 34:11-56.63 Authority of commissioner.
§ 34:11-56.64 Violations; fines, penalties.
§ 34:11-56.65 Alternative, additional sanctions, penalties.
§ 34:11-56.66 Retaliation against complaining worker; offense, other sanctions, fines, penalties.
§ 34:11-56.67 Collective bargaining rights unaffected.
§ 34:11-56.68 Severability.
§ 34:11-56.69 Rules, regulations.
§ 34:11-56.70 Special license authorizing employment at less than prevailing wage for building services rates.
§ 34:11-56.70a Covered airport, related location workers paid prevailing rate.
§ 34:11-56.70b Designation of supplemental benefits rate, paid leave requirements.
§ 34:11-56.70c Rules, regulations.
§ 34:11-56.72 Findings, declarations relative to a skilled and trained workforce in certain construction work.
§ 34:11-56.73 Definitions relative to a skilled and trained workforce in certain construction work.
§ 34:11-56.74 Use of skilled and trained workforce by owner, operator; exemptions.
§ 34:11-56.75 Curriculum for approved advanced safety training.
§ 34:11-56.76 Rights, powers, duties.
§ 34:11-56.77 Definitions relative to waterfront prevailing wage standards.
§ 34:11-56.78 Longshoreman’s rate of wages.
§ 34:11-56.79 Determination, establishment, publicizing of waterfront prevailing wage rates.
§ 34:11-56.80 Authority of commissioner.
§ 34:11-56.81 Posting of waterfront prevailing wage rates.
§ 34:11-56.82 Filing complaint with commissioner.
§ 34:11-56.83 Violations relative to performance of duties by the commissioner.
§ 34:11-56.84 Waterfront employer’s payment to commissioner.
§ 34:11-56.85 Debarment list.
§ 34:11-56.86 Financial assistance, contract restrictions by public body.
§ 34:11-56.87 Penalty for discharging complaining longshoreman.
§ 34:11-56.88 Recovery of funds by longshoreman.
§ 34:11-56.89 Immunity.
§ 34:11-56.90 Registration form for waterfront employer.
§ 34:11-56.91 Registration fee.
§ 34:11-56.92 Registration of contractor operating on the effective date of this act.
§ 34:11-56.93 Use of registration fees.
§ 34:11-56.94 Certificate of registration issuance.
§ 34:11-56.95 Submission of waterfront employer’s certificate to public body.
§ 34:11-56.96 Commissioner’s authorization of sanctions.
§ 34:11-56.97 Rules, regulations.
§ 34:11-56.98 Severability.
§ 34:11-57 Definitions.
§ 34:11-58 Claims; investigation; judgment.
§ 34:11-58.1 Failure of employer to comply.
§ 34:11-58.2 Joint and several liability for client employer and labor contractor; definitions.
§ 34:11-58.3 Provision of written copy of statement to employees.
§ 34:11-58.4 Actions of department supporting enforcement; statement of employee rights.
§ 34:11-58.5 Annual report; posting of information.
§ 34:11-58.6 Crime of pattern of wage nonpayment.
§ 34:11-59 Claim docketed; summons; service
§ 34:11-60 Process to run throughout state; by whom served
§ 34:11-61 Commissioner may administer oaths, take testimony, etc.; process in name of commissioner
§ 34:11-62 Set-off; dismissal where balance due defendant exceeds $1,000.00
§ 34:11-63 Appeals, procedure
§ 34:11-65 Evidence on appeal
§ 34:11-66 Jury trial, procedure
§ 34:11-67 Fees and costs
§ 34:11-67.1 Owners’ responsibility for wage claims against subcontractors.
§ 34:11-67.2 Severability.
§ 34:11-68 Records required relative to collection, transportation of solid waste.

Terms Used In New Jersey Statutes > Title 34 > Chapter 11

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • certified mail: include private express carrier service, provided that the private express carrier service provides confirmation of mailing. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Concurrent resolution: A legislative measure, designated "S. Con. Res." and numbered consecutively upon introduction, generally employed to address the sentiments of both chambers, to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution, or to create a temporary joint committee. Concurrent resolutions are not submitted to the President/Governor and thus do not have the force of law.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Judgement: The official decision of a court finally determining the respective rights and claims of the parties to a suit.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • month: means a calendar month, and the word "year" means a calendar year. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • person: includes corporations, companies, associations, societies, firms, partnerships and joint stock companies as well as individuals, unless restricted by the context to an individual as distinguished from a corporate entity or specifically restricted to one or some of the above enumerated synonyms and, when used to designate the owner of property which may be the subject of an offense, includes this State, the United States, any other State of the United States as defined infra and any foreign country or government lawfully owning or possessing property within this State. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • Personal property: includes goods and chattels, rights and credits, moneys and effects, evidences of debt, choses in action and all written instruments by which any right to, interest in, or lien or encumbrance upon, property or any debt or financial obligation is created, acknowledged, evidenced, transferred, discharged or defeated, in whole or in part, and everything except real property as herein defined which may be the subject of ownership. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: extends to and includes any State, territory or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia and the Canal Zone. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • sworn: includes "affirmed. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • territory: extends to and includes any territory or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia and the Canal Zone. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.