New Jersey: Temporary Disability and Family Leave Insurance Rates for 2022

New Jersey: Temporary Disability and Family Leave Insurance Rates for 2022

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.

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.

The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (DLWD) has released the annual rate, wage, base week and benefit information for temporary disability (TDI) and family leave insurance (FLI) for calendar year 2022 as follows:

Maximum TDI and FLI weekly benefit rate

$993

Alternative earnings test amount for TDI

$12,000

Base week amount

$240

Employers taxable wage base for TDI

$39,800

Workers taxable wage base for TDI and FLI

$151,900

Worker contribution rate for TDI and FLI

0.14%

Maximum yearly worker contribution for TDI and FLI

$212.66


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