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NEW! Expanded maternity and bonding benefits are here

Expanded maternity leave benefits

Starting July 1, eligible New Jersey workers can take more time off to bond with a new child or care for a loved one, and collect higher benefit amounts than before.

More time for Family Leave: NJ workers can now get up to 12 consecutive weeks of benefits per year to bond with a new child or care for a loved one.

Higher benefit amounts: NJ workers can now get up to 85% of their average weekly wage, with a maximum of $881 per week, to bond with a new child or care for a loved one, as well as for pregnancy, childbirth or a serious health condition.

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Federal Job Protection Laws

Federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

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State Job Protection Laws

New Jersey Family Leave Act (NJFLA)

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