Covering the latest news on New Jersey unemployment such as trouble filing claims and closed unemployment offices.
Rutgers touts success of program for NJ's long-term unemployed
One shortcoming the New Start Career Network uncovered is that the last thing a long-term unemployed worker needs is another bill, and all too often services beyond unemployment insurance are not available for free.
NJ cancels benefits for thousands of unemployed workers
Long-term unemployed in NJ will lose extended benefits April 9
Murphy says more NJ unemployment offices will reopen in few weeks
He also expresses sympathy for those waiting and vows to help get legitimate unemployment claims that have stalled resolved
Unemployment offices closed? Cut their salaries, lawmaker says
He says unemployment insurance application delays are “beyond ridiculous” and the NJ Department of Labor disconnect must be addressed immediately
NJ lawmakers want to force state to open unemployment offices
A group of South Jersey lawmakers will announce a plan to force the Labor Department to open its One-Stop Centers after NJ 101.5 news stories focus on the issue.
Are unemployment offices in New Jersey open or closed?
Some New Jersey residents are getting unemployment assistance at the One-Stop Centers, but only under certain circumstances.
NJ unemployment: Why are some people still waiting for help?
Call-backs to claimants can be delayed for multiple reasons and the system needs to be modernized according to the NJ Labor boss
Extended unemployment insurance to expire for 80,000 NJ workers
Eighty-eight weeks of unemployment benefits triggered by the coronavirus pandemic are coming to a close.
Worker shortage kills another iconic shore restaurant
Beloved owner of Pizza King had no staff all summer.