TRENTON N.J. Legislation allowing restaurant employees and other workers in New Jersey to take paid leave to care for a new child or a sick relative could be passed as soon as Monday if the Senate approves a bill that was pushed through the state Assembly in 46-30 vote on Thursday. Gov. Jon Corzine said he would sign the bill, which would permit workers to take six weeks of leave at about two-thirds of their regular pay, to a maximum of $500 per week. The measure would go into effect ...

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