Archive for Tag: unemployment benefits

‘Completely unacceptable,’ say District 30 lawmakers on 11-week unemployment benefit extension delays

TRENTON, N.J. – Sen. Bob Singer and Assemblymen Sean Kean, and Ned Thomson (R-Monmouth) are calling on Gov. Phil Murphy to implement the 11-week extension of unemployment benefits enacted by Congress in December as soon as possible. Claimants who exhausted benefits before Dec. 26 have not received any payments...

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Unemployed poll worker wages protected under Schepisi bill

TRENTON, N.J. – An unprecedented election season amid a global pandemic and staggering joblessness motivated Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi to draft legislation that would encourage the unemployed to work on behalf of the boards of election. “We don’t only need poll workers willing to work on Election Day, but we...

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