New Jersey temporary disability benefit and family leave

Key Features

Coverage options

State plan, self-insured or through an approved insurance carrier


Shared by employer and employees

Elimination period

7 days (0 days if disability lasts longer than 21 days)


85% of average weekly wage

Maximum benefit

$1,025.00 per week (in 2023)

Benefit duration

26 weeks


Get more information from the State of New Jersey. 

Principal® has a solution

Principal teams up with ShelterPoint Life to offer New Jersey Temporary Disability Benefit coverage to employers with 25+ New Jersey employees. To be eligible, employers must offer group short-term disability, long-term disability, or term life coverage from Principal.

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Talk to your financial professional to design a benefit offering that meets the specific needs of your business and employees.

This summary is not a complete statement of the rights, benefits, limitations or exclusions of the insurance described here. For cost and coverage details, contact your Principal representative.

ShelterPoint Life is not an affiliate of any company of the Principal Financial Group.