2009 New Jersey Code
TITLE 34 - LABOR AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
Section 34:6A
34:6A-19 - Penalties;  compromise of claims

34:6A-19.  Penalties;  compromise of claims     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 under the Penalty Enforcement Law (N.J.S. 2A:58-1).  Any violation of the act by an officer, agent or employee shall also  be a violation of the act by his employer if such employer had knowledge of and  actual control over the cause of such violation.  Where the violation is of a  continuing nature each day during which it continues, after the date given by  which the violation must be eliminated in the order by the commissioner, shall  constitute an additional, separate and distinct offense, except during the time  an appeal from said order may be taken or is pending.

    The commissioner is hereby authorized and empowered to compromise and settle  any claim for a penalty under this section in such amount in the discretion of  the commissioner as may appear appropriate and equitable under all of the  circumstances.

     L.1965, c. 154, s. 19.
 

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