2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 34 - LABOR AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
Section 34:11-56a23 - Payment of amounts due employees
34:11-56a23. Payment of amounts due employees
24. As an alternative to any other sanctions or in addition thereto, herein or otherwise provided by law for violation of this act or of any rule or regulation duly issued hereunder, the Commissioner of Labor is authorized to supervise the payment of amounts due to employees under this act, and the employer may be required to make these payments to the commissioner to be held in a special account in trust for the employee, and paid on order of the commissioner directly to the employee or employees affected. The employer shall also pay the commissioner an administrative fee equal to not less than 10% or more than 25% of any payment made to the commissioner pursuant to this section. The amount of the administrative fee shall be specified in a schedule of fees to be promulgated by rule or regulation of the commissioner in accordance with the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.). The fee shall be applied toward enforcement and administration costs of the Division of Workplace Standards in the Department of Labor.
L.1966,c.113,s.24; amended 1991,c.205,s.21.
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