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Unemployment update: DOL has paid nearly $35B in benefits in response to pandemic

The New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development has paid nearly $35 billion in unemployment insurance benefits to 1.6 million claimants from March 2020 through the week ending Sept. 4 — the date on which...

Bridgewater-based Brother International to donate $50,000 to Ida relief efforts

Bridgewater-based Brother International announced Monday that it is donating $50,000 to support communities that were impacted by Hurricane Ida. The area around Brother’s headquarters in Somerset County was among the hardest-hit in the state. The donation...

Valley Hospital Foundation launches $125M fundraising campaign

The Valley Hospital Foundation on Monday announced a $125 million fundraising campaign, the largest in its history. The “Serve Care Transform” campaign is in support of the Valley Hospital in Paramus, which is scheduled to...

Residents in declared disaster counties could be eligible for Federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance

New Jersey residents affected by Hurricane Ida may be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance, the state Department of Labor & Workforce Development said Monday. The assistance is limited to those living in a county that...

Mortgage, rental assistance grants of up to $2,000 available for Ida victims from N.J....

New Jersey Realtors announced Monday that it is making a limited number of grants of up to $2,000 to residents impacted by Hurricane Ida. New Jersey Realtors, a trade group representing more than 62,000 Realtors...

Former VA Secretary Shulkin named adviser at Eisner

EisnerAmper, the accounting, tax and advisory firm, appointed a former President Donald Trump administration official as an adviser for the firm’s Health Care Services Group. Dr. David Shulkin, who served as secretary of veterans affairs...

Fiserv, a Fortune 500 company, intends to bring 3,000 jobs to Berkeley Heights

Fiserv, a Fortune 500 fintech company based in Brookfield, Wisconsin, intends to open a major office in Berkeley Heights, bringing up to 3,000 high-paying, high-tech jobs to the state, ROI-NJ has learned. The company has...

State announces support for 4 regional coalitions for $1B Build Back Better Challenge

Gov. Phil Murphy and the New Jersey Economic Development Authority have announced their support for four regional coalition applications for the Build Back Better Regional Challenge, a $1 billion grant program announced by the...

PGIM’s quantitative investment arm has new CEO

Newark-based PGIM, Prudential Financial’s global investment management business, appointed a new CEO to lead its quantitative investment arm, QMA. Linda Gibson will replace QMA’s current CEO, Andrew Dyson, on Oct. 15. Dyson is stepping down...

$10.5M Henri/Ida grant program to begin taking applications today

Small businesses impacted by Tropical Storm Ida (and Tropical Storm Henri) can begin applying for grants from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority at 9 a.m. Friday. (Apply here.) The Henri/Ida Business Assistance Grant Program...

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State Theatre N.J. announces October reopening, celebrates renovations

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Design retailer signs lease in Cinnaminson for its third location

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