New Jersey TDI and PFL rates for 2024

New Jersey TDI and PFL rates for 2024

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.

In 2023, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (DLWD) eliminated the employee contribution for temporary disability insurance (TDI).The employee contribution for TDI will again be zero for 2024.Temporary disability will be 100% employer funded.

Individuals may also be eligible for family leave insurance when they need time off work for baby bonding or to care for a loved one. Family leave insurance (FLI) is fully funded by employees. Contribution rates will increase to 0.09% from 0.06% in 2024.

The annual rate, wage, base week, and benefit information for temporary disability (TDI) and family leave insurance (FLI) for calendar year 2024 are as follows:

Maximum TDI and FLI weekly benefit rate

$1,055

Alternative earnings test amount for TDI

$14,200

Base week amount

$283

Employers taxable wage base for TDI

$42,300

Workers taxable wage base for FLI

$161,400

Worker contribution rate for FLI

0.09%

Maximum yearly worker contribution for FLI     

$145.26

New Jersey’s Department of Labor and Workforce Development Division of Temporary Disability and Family Leave Insurance has additional information on its website, including employer toolkit, FAQs, workplace posters, and more. 


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