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Thursday, July 15, 2021

NJ Workers' Compensation Payment Rates Will Increase in 2022

The  New Jersey Division of Worker's Compensation has announced the calculations for the rates of compensation in 2022. The minimum rate of compensation will be $284 per week and the maximum rate $1,065 per week. It is based upon the state average weekly wage for the prior year.

In 2021 the maximum rate was $969 and the minimum rate was $258. per week. The rate promulgation requires publication in the NJ Register and formal adoption. That is anticipated before the end of this year.


Jon L. Gelman of Wayne NJ is the author of NJ Workers’ Compensation Law (West-Thomson-Reuters) and co-author of the national treatise, Modern Workers’ Compensation Law (West-Thomson-Reuters). For over 4 decades the Law Offices of Jon L Gelman  1.973.696.7900  has been representing injured workers and their families who have suffered occupational accidents and illnesses.

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Author: "Workers' Compensation Law" West-Thomson-Reuters