2018 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 43 - PENSIONS AND RETIREMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION
Section 43:21-61 - Additional benefits provided during completion of remedial education, vocational training
Section: 43:21-61: Additional benefits provided during completion of remedial education, vocational training
5. Except as provided in section 8 of this act, each individual who meets the requirements of section 4 of this act, but has not completed the remedial education and vocational training at the end of the period during which he is entitled to receive unemployment benefits pursuant to the "unemployment compensation law" (R.S.43:21-1 et seq.), P.L.1970, c.324 (C.43:21-24.11 et seq.) and any federally-financed supplemental benefits program shall be entitled to receive a weekly benefit equal to his previous weekly unemployment compensation benefit for each additional week certified by the division as needed to complete the remedial education or vocational training up to a total of 26 additional weeks.
No additional benefits shall be paid pursuant to the provisions of this section for any week during which the individual receives training allowances or stipends pursuant to the provisions of any federal law or any other State law. As used in this section, "training allowances or stipends" means discretionary use, cash-in-hand payments available to the individual to be used as the individual sees fit, but does not mean direct or indirect compensation for training costs, such as the costs of tuition, books and supplies.
No employer's account shall be charged for the payment of additional benefits pursuant to the provisions of this section.