NJ Family Leave Expansion

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NJ Family Leave Expansion


ALERT: NJ's Family Leave Act Expanded

Apr 2020

Governor Murphy has signed legislation expanding the New Jersey Family Leave Act (FLA) to allow employees caring for family members during the COVID-19 outbreak up to 12 weeks of job protected leave in a 24-month period. More here.

On February 19, 2019, Governor Murphy signed a bill into law greatly expanding NJ's Family Leave Programs.  Below are list of resources to assist in compliance.

HR Alert - Big Changes Coming to NJ Family Leave Programs

Effective Immediately: Expanded Definitions Under NJ Family Leave Act

Newsroom - Governor Murphy Signs Sweeping Legislation Expanding N.J.'s Family Leave Laws

NJ Department of Labor & Workforce Development Webpage regarding the changes

LWD Podcast - My Leave Benefits

UPDATED - Family Leave Insurance (FLI) Mandatory Poster

UPDATED - Family Leave Act (FLA) Mandatory Poster

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Updated Model Policies

Sample Family Leave Policy (Employers with 50 or more employees)

Sample Family Leave Policy (Employers with 30 to 49 employees)

Family Leave Insurance Benefits Policy

Domestic Violence Leave (NJ SAFE ACT) Policy

Updated Additional Guidance

Requiring the use of accrued paid time off during a leave of absence

EANJ's Updated Baby Chart

Updated Law Summaries

Family Leave Insurance Benefits (FLI)

NJ Family Leave Act (NJFLA)

New Jersey SAFE Act Leave