New Jersey employees are entitled to temporary disability payments for nonwork-related injuries. The program is compulsory for all employers covered by the state’s unemployment compensation law.
The New Jersey Temporary Disability Benefits Law provides cash benefits to employees who, because of a The program is compulsory for all employers covered by the state’s unemployment compensation law.serious illness or injury, can’t perform their regular jobs and are under professional medical care. The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development administers the program through its Division of Temporary Disability Insurance (www.nj.gov/labor/tdi/tdiindex.html).
The program is funded by contributions from both employers and employees. In 2007, employees pay 0.5 percent on the first $26,600 of earnings, or no more than $133 per year; employers pay between 0.10 percent and 0.75 percent on the first $26,600 of earnings, ...(register to read more)