Archive for Tag: unemployment claims

Unemployment claims would be processed within two weeks of filing under Dancer bill

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Ron Dancer wants unemployment claims processed more quickly. Dancer’s bill (A3436) would require the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development to process claims within two weeks of filing. Current law allows for three weeks. “During the government lockdowns, I had constituents who waited more than...

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Hiding in plain sight, Murphy suppresses bad job numbers

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey did not release weekly unemployment claims last week for the first time since the unemployment skyrocketed at the beginning of the pandemic. Every Thursday the state Labor Department puts out a press release on weekly unemployment claims and how much recipients have been paid...

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