The New Jersey Senate Labor Committee voted 3-1 after a hearing on Monday to approve a bill to create a worker-funded compensation system for leave taken to care for newborns, newly adopted children or sick family members.

The measure, S-2249, would amend the Temporary Disability Benefits Law, N.J.S.A. 43:21-25 et seq., by which employees pay a premium for insurance covering time off due to their own disability. The average worker would pay less than $1 a week in added assessments, the bill’s sponsors said.

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