Rutgers' New Start Career Network, which serves New Jerseyans age 45 and older who have been jobless, but looking for work, for six-plus months, is partnering with a UK group to help these jobseekers cope with the emotional fallout of unemployment.
Q. I have to retire from my state job on Sept. 1, 2016 to get health benefits paid for life — an offer I can’t refuse. I’m 62 and will start collecting a small pension. Can I also collect unemployment? Dealing with cancer, I find myself in panic mode. Help!