ASSEMBLY, No. 4740

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

220th LEGISLATURE

INTRODUCED OCTOBER 11, 2022

 


 

Sponsored by:

Assemblyman† RAJ MUKHERJI

District 33 (Hudson)

Assemblyman† WAYNE P. DEANGELO

District 14 (Mercer and Middlesex)

Assemblywoman† ANGELA V. MCKNIGHT

District 31 (Hudson)

 

Co-Sponsored by:

Assemblyman Sampson, Assemblywoman Haider, Assemblymen Spearman, Danielsen, Assemblywoman Lopez, Assemblyman Tully, Assemblywomen Swain and Pintor Marin

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

†††† Provides employee access to employeeís employment records on file with DOLWD.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

†††† As introduced.

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An Act concerning employee access to employment records, and supplementing Title 34 of the Revised Statutes.

 

†††† Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

†††† 1.††† a.† Notwithstanding the provisions of R.S.43:21-11 et seq., or any other law, rule or regulation to the contrary, the Department of Labor and Workforce Development shall provide to any person, upon that personís written request, that personís wage, employment, and unemployment compensation records and information, and any other records related to that personís employment maintained by the department.† The documentation shall be provided free of charge.

†††† b.††† Notwithstanding the provisions of R.S.43:21-11 et seq., or any other law, rule or regulation to the contrary, the Department of Labor and Workforce Development shall provide for and undertake the electronic transmission of a personís wage, employment, and unemployment compensation records and information, and any other records related to that personís employment maintained by the department, upon the request of that person, to any third party or vendor authorized pursuant to an agreement with the department to receive and transmit such information.

†††† c.†††† The Department of Labor and Workforce Development is authorized to enter into an agreement with one or more third parties to implement the provisions of subsection b. of this section.

 

†††† 2.††† This act shall take effect immediately.

 

 

STATEMENT

 

†††† This bill requires the Department of Labor and Workforce Development to provide to an individual, upon the individualís request, the employment records of that individual free of charge.† Specifically, the department is required to provide wage, employment, and unemployment compensation records and information, and any other records related to that individualís employment maintained by the department.

†††† The bill requires the department to undertake the electronic transmission of an individualís wage, employment, and unemployment compensation records and information, and any other records related to that individualís employment maintained by the department, upon the request of that individual, to any third party or vendor authorized under the bill.

†††† The department is permitted to contract with third parties to effectuate the provisions of the bill.