New Jersey Death in Family: What you need to know

There is no New Jersey law that requires employers to offer their employees bereavement leave when an immediate family member dies. However, the majority of employers in the state do offer their workers paid time off in such a case.
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Employee assistance programs (EAPs). Employers that have an EAP may consider offering bereaved employees the opportunity to see a grief counselor through the EAP.
Last reviewed March 2016.

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