2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 34 - LABOR AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
Section 34:15-29 - Compensation preferential lien; claim not assignable; set offs


NJ Rev Stat § 34:15-29 (2013) What's This?

34:15-29. Compensation preferential lien; claim not assignable; set offs
The right of compensation granted by this chapter shall have the same preference against the assets of the employer as is now or may hereafter be allowed by law for a claim for unpaid wages for labor. Claims or payments due under this chapter shall not be assignable, and shall be exempt from all claims of creditors and from levy, execution or attachment. The right of compensation granted by this chapter may be set off against disability pension benefits or payments but shall not be set off against employees' retirement pension benefits or payments.

Amended by L.1977, c. 156, s. 1, eff. July 14, 1977.


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