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NJ Family Leave Insurance–Notice Must Be Given!

All employers covered by NJ Temporary Disability Insurance are also covered by the new Family Leave Insurance, which goes into effect in 2009. Payroll deductions for FLI start on January 1, 2009.

New Jersey employers are required by law to post notification detailing program information and employee rights to New Jersey Family Leave Insurance benefits. The required poster notification containing all the information the law requires employers to make available to employees can be downloaded at

Posters are available in English and Spanish.

You must conspicuously display the notification poster in each of your workplaces, in a place or places accessible to all employees by December 15, 2008.

You must also provide each employee with a paper or electronic copy of the notification:

  • no later than December 15, 2008
  • at the time of an employee’s hiring
  • whenever an employee notifies you that he/she is taking time off to bond with a newborn or newly adopted child or to care for a seriously ill family member
  • at any time, upon the first request of an employee.

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