The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development

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To keep your school healthy and safe, working parents need to time to give and receive care. Share our resources about benefits and protections for NJ working parents and guardians with your school community!

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Now more than ever, New Jersey workers need time to give and receive care. Fortunately, there are many COVID-19 benefits and protections in New Jersey, including paid leave, unemployment assistance, and job protection, that can help keep your school healthy and safe. Get up to date and share resources with your school community: nj.gov/labor.

 

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Parents and guardians are struggling to balance work and remote learning – there are certain COVID-19 benefits and protections that can help. Get up to date and share resources with your school community: nj.gov/labor/worker-protections/backtoschool.shtml 

COVID-19 is now a qualifying reason for NJ Paid Family & Medical Leave. A worker may be eligible for Temporary Disability benefits if they are at high risk for COVID-19 due to underlying health conditions. And, an individual could qualify for Family Leave benefits if they are caring for a loved one with COVID-19. Also, expanded NJ Paid Family & Medical Leave benefits are here. NJ Temporary Disability and Family Leave Insurance now provide up to 85% of average weekly wages, up to a max of $881 a week, and Family Leave now provides up to 12 consecutive weeks of benefits. Learn more at myleavebenefits.nj.gov.

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Phone: 609-292-7060     
8:00am – 4:30pm, Monday – Friday
     (except holidays)

Fax: 609-984-4138

Division of Temporary Disability and Family Leave Insurance
PO Box 387
Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0387

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Twitter: @NJLAborDept
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/NJLabor
New Jersey Paid Family and Medical Leave website: Myleavebenefits.nj.gov
New Jersey Department of Labor Website: nj.gov/labor