2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 34 - LABOR AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
Section 34:6-145 - Definitions


NJ Rev Stat § 34:6-145 (2013) What's This?

34:6-145. Definitions
2. As used in this act:

a. "Apparel industry" means the making, cutting, sewing, finishing, assembling, pressing or otherwise producing of apparel, designed or intended to be worn by any individual and sold or offered for sale for that purpose, but does not include cleaning, pressing or tailoring services performed upon apparel sold or offered for sale at retail;

b. "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Labor;

c. "Contractor" means any person who contracts to perform in this State the cutting, sewing, finishing, assembling, pressing or otherwise producing of any apparel, or a section or component of apparel, designed or intended to be worn by any individual and sold or offered for sale, except at retail, for that purpose. "Contractor" shall include, but not be limited to, a subcontractor, jobber or wholesaler, but shall not include a production employee employed for wages who does not employ others;

d. "Department" means the State Department of Labor;

e. "Manufacturer" means any person who contracts with a contractor to perform in this State the cutting, sewing, finishing, assembling, pressing or producing of any apparel, or a section or component of apparel, designed or intended to be worn by any individual and sold or offered for sale, except at retail, for that purpose, or who cuts, sews, finishes, assembles, presses or otherwise produces in this State any apparel, or a section or component of apparel, designed or intended to be worn by any individual and sold or offered for sale, except at retail, for that purpose. "Manufacturer" shall not include a production employee employed for wages who does not employ others;

f. "Production employee" means any person who is employed by a contractor or manufacturer directly to perform the cutting, sewing, finishing, assembling, pressing or otherwise producing of any apparel, or a section or component of apparel, designed or intended to be worn by any individual and sold or offered for sale, except at retail, for that purpose;

g. "Apparel industry unit" means the Special Task Force on the Apparel Industry created by section 4 of this act and reestablished as the apparel industry unit by this 1991 amendatory and supplementary act.

L.1987,c.458,s.2; amended 1991,c.189,s.4.


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