New Jersey’s manufacturing sector received a boost with the passing of legislation by both the Senate and Assembly to create a permanent funding source for the New Jersey Extension Program, Inc.
The executive order will require both private and public sector employers to follow health and safety protocols that will serve to protect their in-person workforces.
President Donald Trump and the First Lady Melania have tested positive for the coronavirus.
Gov. Phil Murphy used the occasion on the state being approved for a new federal unemployment program to push yet again for federal aid.
New Jersey state officials reluctantly submitted an application to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for Lost Wages Supplemental Assistance.
North Jersey legislators on both sides of the aisle want to know how the state’s Department of Labor (DOL) plans to resolve outstanding claims.
North Jersey legislators on both sides of the aisle want to know how the state’s Department of Labor plans to resolve outstanding claims and what can be done to improve the system.
The day before the state took its biggest step in reopening New Jersey, officials drove home the message for residents to keep up measures used in combating the coronavirus.
The State Senate and Assembly passed a bill June 29 extending New Jersey’s spending authority by three months, making Fiscal Year 2020 supplemental appropriations of $7.7 billion in state funds and $4.5 billion in federal funds.
New Jersey issued guidance to assist agricultural businesses and farm workers in minimizing the risk and potential exposure to COVID-19.
Calls are growing louder to restart New Jersey’s economy as several North Jersey legislators have proposed measures to help the Garden State get back to work now.
With unemployment claims in New Jersey passing one million after weekly figures were released May 7, state officials spoke about the progress in processing those claims. Additionally, The governor announced that the National Guard will be deployed to long-term care facilities beginning this coming weekend.
New Jersey hospitals will receive $1.7 billion from the federal government as part of The CARES Act. Additionally, the state will be part of a regional supply chain for personal protective equipment and medical supplies in an effort to save money and effectively distribute gear needed now.
have found themselves without work can now qualify for unemployment benefits through a new federal assistance program, according to the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development.