2023 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 34 - Labor and Workmen's Compensation
Section 34:11-56a25.1 - Limitations; commencement of action.

34:11-56a25.1 Limitations; commencement of action.

1. No claim for unpaid minimum wages, unpaid overtime compensation, unlawful discharge or other discriminatory acts taken in retaliation against the employee, or other damages under this act shall be valid with respect to any such claim which has arisen more than six years prior to the commencement of an action for the recovery thereof. In determining when an action is commenced, the action shall be considered to be commenced on the date when a complaint is filed with the Commissioner of the Department of Labor and Workforce Development or the Director of Wage and Hour Compliance, and notice of such complaint is served upon the employer; or, where an audit by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development discloses a probable cause of action for unpaid minimum wages, unpaid overtime compensation, or other damages, and notice of such probable cause of action is served upon the employer by the Director of Wage and Hour Compliance; or where a cause of action is commenced in a court of appropriate jurisdiction.

L.1967, c.216, s.1; amended 2019, c.212, s.5.

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