Maximum UI check rising from $598 to $611

TRENTON – The state Labor Department announced Friday that the maximum weekly unemployment insurance benefit checks would increase from $598 to $611. 

In addition, the maximum temporary disability insurance check and family leave insurance claims will increase from $559 to $572 and $792 to $810, respectively.

State law requires that the maximum benefit rates be recalculated each year, based on the statewide average weekly wages. Maximum UI check rising from $598 to $611