2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 34 - LABOR AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
Section 34:11A-4 - Relief for delinquent payment


NJ Rev Stat § 34:11A-4 (2013) What's This?

34:11A-4. Relief for delinquent payment
a. (1) If a subcontractor is at least four weeks delinquent in the payment of fringe benefits, as certified by the trustees of the specific fringe benefit fund or by their designated representative, the fringe benefit fund shall be entitled to the relief provided pursuant to section 5 of this act; provided that the fringe benefit fund shall have given written notice within 45 days of the date of the existence of a delinquency by certified mail, return receipt requested, to the prime contractor and the subcontractor advising them of the delinquency.

(2) If the delinquency is not rectified within 30 days after receipt of notice by the prime contractor, the fringe benefit fund shall give written notice, by certified mail, return receipt requested, to the subcontractor, prime contractor and private or public project owner of the fringe benefit funds claimed for payment of fringe benefits from the construction fund.

b. If a prime contractor is at least four weeks delinquent in the payment of fringe benefits, as certified by the trustees of the specific fringe benefit fund or by their designated representative, the fringe benefit fund shall be entitled to the relief provided pursuant to section 5 of this act; provided that the fringe benefit fund shall have given written notice within 45 days of the date of the existence of a delinquency by certified mail, return receipt requested, to the prime contractor and the private or public project owner, advising them of the delinquency.

c. The written notices required under this section shall not be filed with any county clerk or in any public registry. If the notices cannot be delivered by certified mail, they may be sent by personal service.

d. The remedies provided herein are effective as against the construction fund. No rights against the real property upon which the project is constructed, altered or repaired shall be created by this act.

L. 1987, c. 150, s. 4.


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