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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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Unemployed Due to COVID-19?

If you are unable or unavailable to work due to certain COVID-19 caregiving reasons but your earnings or employment history do not qualify you for Family Leave During Unemployment, or you exhausted your regular unemployment benefits, you may qualify for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance.

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Read our Printable Handout

Download our helpful guide on cash benefits for employees who need to bond with a new child or care for a loved one, but haven’t worked recently and/or are collecting unemployment benefits.

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