October 9, 2020

New Jersey TDI Rates for 2021

Individuals employed in the state of New Jersey may be entitled to temporary benefits for a disability caused by non-occupational sickness or accident, including pregnancy and related medical conditions.  The law applies to those employers who are subject to the state’s Unemployment Insurance law.

The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (DLWD) released the maximum unemployment (UI) and temporary disability insurance (TDI) benefit rates, the alternative earnings and base week amounts, and the taxable wage base contribution rates for calendar year 2021 as follows:


2021 Rate

Maximum UI weekly benefits rate


Maximum TDI weekly benefit rate


Alternative earnings test amount for UI and TDI


Base week amount


Employer’s taxable wage base for TDI


Worker’s taxable wage base for TDI




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