2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 34 - LABOR AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
Section 34:5A-23 - Civil actions for violations; jurisdiction; award


NJ Rev Stat § 34:5A-23 (2013) What's This?

34:5A-23. Civil actions for violations; jurisdiction; award
Any person may bring a civil action in law or equity on his own behalf against any employer for a violation of any provision of this act or any rule and regulation promulgated pursuant thereto or against the Department of Environmental Protection or the Department of Health for failure to enforce the provisions of this act or any rule or regulation promulgated pursuant thereto. The Superior Court shall have jurisdiction over these actions. The court may award, whenever it deems appropriate, costs of litigation, including reasonable attorney and expert witness fees.

L.1983, c. 315, s. 23, eff. Aug. 29, 1984.


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