2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 34 - LABOR AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
Section 34:13A-22 - Definitions
As used in this act:
"Commission" means the New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission.
"Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Education.
"Discipline" includes all forms of discipline, except tenure charges filed pursuant to the provisions of subsubarticle 2 of subarticle B of Article 2 of chapter 6 of Subtitle 3 of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes, N.J.S. 18A:6-10 et seq., or the withholding of increments pursuant to N.J.S.18A:29-14.
"Employees" means employees of an employer as defined by this act.
"Employer" means any local or regional school district, educational services commission, jointure commission, county special services school district, or board or commission under the authority of the commissioner or the State Board of Education.
"Extracurricular activities" include those activities or assignments not specified as part of the teaching and duty assignments scheduled in the regular work day, work week, or work year.
"Minor discipline" includes, but is not limited to, various forms of fines and suspensions, but does not include tenure charges filed pursuant to the provisions of subsubarticle 2 of subarticle B of Article 2 of chapter 6 of Subtitle 3 of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes, N.J.S.18A:6-10 et seq., or the withholding of increments pursuant to N.J.S.18A:29-14, letters of reprimand, or suspensions with pay pursuant to section 1 of P.L. 1971, c. 435 (C.18A:6-8.3) and N.J.S. 18A:25-6.
"Regular work day, work week, or work year" means that period of time that all members of the bargaining unit are required to be present and at work.
"Teaching staff member" means a member of the professional staff of any employer holding office, position or employment of such character that the qualifications, for the office, position or employment, require him to hold a valid and effective standard, provisional or emergency certificate, appropriate to that office, position or employment, issued by the State Board of Examiners. "Teaching staff member" includes a school nurse.
L.1989, c.269, s.1.
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