2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 34 - LABOR AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
Section 34:9A-9 - Duties and powers of bureau


NJ Rev Stat § 34:9A-9 (2013) What's This?

34:9A-9. Duties and powers of bureau
The bureau shall:

(a) Enforce the provisions of article 2 of this act either directly or through interdepartmental agreements;

(b) Enforce all other applicable labor laws, including, but not limited to, those relating to private employment agencies, child labor, wage payments and wage claims, with respect to migrant labor camps;

(c) Provide inspectional services to encourage minimum standards of housing and sanitation in migrant labor camps;

(d) Advise and consult with employers of migrant labor as to the ways and means of improving living conditions of migrant workers;

(e) In co-operation with the Department of Health, prescribe minimum standards of sanitation, and preventive and curative health services, not inconsistent with this act, for migrant workers;

(f) In co-operation with the Department of Education, provide, so far as possible, educational facilities for the children of migrant workers;

(g) In co-operation with the Department of State Police, provide for a minimum standard of protection for migrant workers;

(h) In co-operation with the Department of Community Affairs, plan, locate and construct (as soon as conditions permit) experimental State camps for migrant workers; provided, however, that no such camp shall be located or constructed in any municipality where there is not located an industry or farm employing migrant labor without the consent of the governing body of said municipality;

(i) In co-operation with the Department of Agriculture, conduct an educational program for employers of migrant labor pertaining to the standards, methods and objectives of the division of migrant labor;

(j) In co-operation with the Department of Institutions and Agencies, help devise ways and means for resolving the welfare problems that require attention.

L.1945, c. 71, p. 353, s. 9. Amended by L.1967, c. 91, s. 6, eff. June 7, 1967.


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