2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 34 - LABOR AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
Section 34:4A-13 - Discharge or discrimination against employee due to actions to help enforce this act; penalties


NJ Rev Stat § 34:4A-13 (2013) What's This?

34:4A-13. Discharge or discrimination against employee due to actions to help enforce this act; penalties
Any operator who discharges or in any other manner discriminates against any employee because such employee has made any complaint to the commissioner regarding a violation of this act or any rule or regulation promulgated hereunder, or because such employee has caused to be instituted or is about to cause to be instituted any proceeding under or related to this act or any rule or regulation promulgated hereunder, or because such employee has testified or is about to testify in any such proceeding, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall, upon conviction therefor, be fined not less than $50.00 nor more than $200.00. Such operator shall be required, as a condition of such judgment of conviction, to offer reinstatement in employment to any such discharged employee and to correct any such discriminatory action, and also to pay to any such employee, in full, all wages lost as a result of such discharge or discriminatory action.

L.1975, c. 226, s. 13, eff. Oct. 15, 1975.


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