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Family Leave During Unemployment

Need to bond with a new addition to your family or care for a loved one, but you haven't worked recently and/or are collecting Unemployment benefits?

You may be eligible for Family Leave During Unemployment (FLDU) benefits, a combination of the Family Leave and Unemployment Insurance programs. Click here for a printable handout about Family Leave During Unemployment benefits.
Manage an Existing Claim
Learn About Family Leave During Unemployment (FLDU) Benefits:

Print an Application

Although the quickest way to apply is online, you can print out a paper application to submit by mail or fax if you prefer.


Contact FLDU

Phone: 609-292-3349 / 609-292-3842  Fax: 609-292-9209
  Family Leave Insurance During Unemployment
    PO Box 956 | Trenton | NJ | 08625-0956


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NJDOL Benefits and the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Find out which benefits and protections you may be eligible for.

Click here to learn about benefits for COVID-19 related circumstancesLEARN MORE >

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Expanded Maternity Leave Benefits

Starting July 1, 2020, new parents can take more time off to bond with a new child and collect higher benefit amounts than before.

click here to learn about the expanded maternity leave benefitsLEARN MORE >

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Disability During Unemployment

If you are disabled and have not been working recently, you may be eligible for benefits under the Disability During Unemployment program. 

Disability During UnemploymentLEARN MORE >