New Jersey Legislative Update: Expanded Family Leave and Disability Benefits During EmergenciesBy firstname.lastname@example.org on 03/28/2020
Cedar Grove, New Jersey – March 28, 2020
On March 25, 2020, the Governor of New Jersey signed into law a bill meant to maximize benefits and protections – both employer and state sponsored – available to employees impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The new law expands provisions of New Jersey’s Earned Sick Leave Law, Family Leave Act, and Temporary Disability Benefits Law, making it clear that those laws cover certain absences resulting from epidemic-related emergencies, including the COVID-19 pandemic.
Following are key changes to New Jersey law that will impact covered employers.