DOL updates systems, says 75K who had exhausted unemployment benefits will resume getting them...

The more than 75,000 unemployment claimants who have exhausted their benefits and have been anticipating the latest federally funded extension will be notified by email this weekend that they will be able to resume...

DOL is reaching out to those eligible for additional $1,800 (so, check your texts...

The New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development is reaching out those who are entitled to an additional $1,800 in benefits. So, check your texts and your email, even your spam folder. Messages...

Murphy announces more than $100M in grants, aid to small businesses, struggling families

Gov. Phil Murphy announced plans Tuesday to use $112 million of the state’s CARES Act money to give grants to small businesses and help support struggling families. The largest chunk, $70 million, will be distributed...

Extra $300 FEMA payments add up to $1.2B for state workers, DOL says

The New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development said Thursday it has distributed $1.2 billion in FEMA payments under the Lost Wages Assistance program. That brings the total of benefits paid to jobless and...

If you’re unemployed, read this: DOL releases ‘how-to’ guide on answering recertification questions

The New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development — in an effort to help speed claims through the system — gave input Wednesday on how to answer the seven qualifying questions that are...

N.J. labor commissioner answers questions from workers filing for unemployment benefits

Questions: There are so many questions around unemployment insurance benefits. ROI-NJ went to the source for the answers, moderating a webinar with Robert Asaro-Angelo, the commissioner of the state Department of Labor & Workforce Development. The...

It’s nearly here: Eligible Jerseyans will receive supplemental unemployment benefits of $300/week (up to...

All lump sum payments connected to the additional $300 per week in unemployment benefits have been processed and should be received by claimants by the end of the week, the state Department of Labor...

Remember that $300 in extra unemployment benefits? It’s finally here

Gov. Phil Murphy announced that the FEMA Lost Wages Assistance payment system has officially been launched in New Jersey. Applicants can get up to $300 per week for a maximum of six weeks from Aug....

Murphy adds another $60M to Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program

Gov. Phil Murphy announced an additional $60 million in CARES Act money will be used for grants for Phase 3 of the state’s Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program. With the increased money, Phase 3...

N.J. billionaires earn spots on Forbes’ annual list, led by hedge fund guru

John Overdeck, who is worth $5.1 billion, is the wealthiest person in New Jersey, according to Forbes' 2020 ranking of the world's billionaires. It turns out, however, the affluent are not immune to COVID-19. When the...

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