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!
Q. In February, my employment position changed and I took a severance package. I will be applying for unemployment at the end of May. My accountant recommended, if I qualify, that I have as much tax taken out as possible. What is the maximum amount of taxes I can have deducted?