2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2C - THE NEW JERSEY CODE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Section 2C:40A-2 - Violation of contract to pay employees
2C:40A-2. Violation of contract to pay employees
10. Violation of contract to pay employees.
a.An employer who has agreed with an employee or with a bargaining agent for employees to pay wages, compensation or benefits to or for the benefit of employees commits a disorderly persons offense if the employer:
(1) fails to pay wages when due; or
(2) fails to pay compensation or benefits within 30 days after due.
b.If a corporate employer violates subsection a., any officer or employee of the corporation who is responsible for the violation commits a disorderly persons offense.
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