2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 34 - LABOR AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
Section 34:11A-2 - Definitions


NJ Rev Stat § 34:11A-2 (2013) What's This?

34:11A-2. Definitions
As used in this act:

a. "Construction employer" means a person in the business of building, constructing, altering or repairing any building, road, bridge or structure in this State;

b. "Construction fund" means all moneys in the custody of the owner of a project, which moneys are designated for the construction, alteration or repair of any private or public project;

c. "Fringe benefits" means any benefits agreed to be paid by a construction employer to a fringe benefit fund;

d. "Fringe benefit fund" means any fund established pursuant to the terms of a collective bargaining agreement entered into between a construction employer and a representative labor organization, or pursuant to the terms of a fringe benefit trust indenture entered into between the trustees of a fund and the construction employer, for the collection, investment and payment of fringe benefits;

e. "Prime contractor" means a construction employer who has a direct contract with the owner of a public or private project;

f. "Private project" means the construction, repair or alteration of any building, road, bridge or structure or any other improvements to real property for any person other than this State, any agency, commission or department thereof, or any county, municipality or school district or any agency or instrumentality thereof;

g. "Public project" means the construction, alteration or repair of any building, road, bridge or structure or any other improvements to real property for this State, any agency, commission or department thereof, or any county, municipality or school district or any agency or instrumentality thereof;

h. "Public project owner" means the head of the public agency with jurisdiction over the public project;

i. "Subcontractor" means a construction employer who has a contract with a prime contractor or with the subcontractor of the prime contractor; and

j. "Worker" means any person engaged in a skilled or unskilled construction trade or craft in this State.

L. 1987, c. 150, s. 2.


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