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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...

Supplemental UI benefits expire Sept. 4: What that means if you’re out of work

The three supplemental unemployment insurance benefit programs established under the federal CARES Act in March 2020, renewed by the Continued Assistance Act in December 2020 and again by the American Rescue Plan in March, finally are expiring — on Saturday, Sept....

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...

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...

Sherrill bill would allow workers to keep $180 a week in unemployment as incentive...

Should workers claiming unemployment benefits still be able to collect $180 a week in benefits after finding a job? U.S. Rep. Mikie Sherrill thinks so. The incentive is a feature of the New Workers Act...

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...

Watch out: Anyone who committed fraud involving PPP loans has day of reckoning coming,...

The Paycheck Protection Program brought the promise of funds and forgiveness. That was too tempting to pass up for some businesses that really should've passed on it. Thomas L. Hofstetter, a banking lawyer at a...

Forbes billionaires list is out: The richest person in N.J. is … hard to...

Determining the wealthiest person in an area always is tough to figure. After all, the super-rich have been known to overestimate — or underestimate — their wealth, depending on their ego or needs. In New...

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The Kislak Co. announced the recent sale of a portfolio of affordable income-restricted multifamily properties in northern and central New Jersey for a total...