2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 34 - LABOR AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
Section 34:20-3 - Definitions relative to classification of construction employees.


NJ Rev Stat § 34:20-3 (2013) What's This?

34:20-3 Definitions relative to classification of construction employees.

3.For purposes of this act:

"Employer" means a partnership, association, joint stock company, trust, corporation, or other legal business entity or successor thereof who is primarily engaged in the business of, or enters into a contract for, making improvements to real property and includes any subcontractor or lower tier contractor.

"Public body" means the State of New Jersey, any of its political subdivisions, any authority created by the Legislature of the State of New Jersey and any instrumentality or agency of the State of New Jersey or of any of its political subdivisions.

"Public work" means construction, reconstruction, demolition, alteration, custom fabrication, or repair work, or maintenance work, including painting and decorating, done under contract and paid for in whole or in part out of the funds of a public body, except work performed under a rehabilitation program. "Public work" shall also mean construction, reconstruction, demolition, alteration, custom fabrication, or repair work, done on any property or premises, whether or not the work is paid for from public funds, if, at the time of the entering into of the contract:

(a)Not less than 55% of the property or premises is leased by a public body, or is subject to an agreement to be subsequently leased by the public body; and

(b)The portion of the property or premises that is leased or subject to an agreement to be subsequently leased by the public body measures more than 20,000 square feet.

L.2007, c.114, s.3.


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