2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 40A - MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES
Section 40A:14-65 - Office not to be abolished for economy reasons or otherwise to terminate services of an exempt fireman having tenure; exceptions

40A:14-65. Office not to be abolished for economy reasons or otherwise to terminate services of an exempt fireman having tenure; exceptions

No department of the State government, nor any board of chosen freeholders of a county, governing body of a municipality or board of education shall abolish, change the title or reduce the emoluments of any office held by an exempt fireman having tenure therein, for economy reasons or otherwise, for the purpose of terminating his services, except in time of a widespread economic depression or mandatory retrenchment, but in any such case, the termination or reduction shall be made in the same ratio as in the case of other employees.

L.1971, c. 197, s. 1, eff. July 1, 1971.

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