Sen. Michael Testa and Assemblymen Erik Simonsen and Antwan McClellan (all R-1st) launched “LD1 Back to Business,” a multi-faceted plan to help residents find quality work opportunities, provide resume assistance to job candidates, and dispense beneficial reemployment information.
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Gov. Phil Murphy April 12 signed into law A-A5446, which provides $15 million in federal Covid relief aid for small businesses throughout New Jersey.
The Workforce Development program offers eligible residents career counseling and education/training grants up to $4,000 for a wide variety of in-demand jobs.
New Jersey Transit is leading an effort to address veteran unemployment during the Covid crisis by partnering with the nationally successful Edge4Vets jobs preparation program.
Gov. Phil Murphy Nov. 10 signed S2852, which clarifies when employees that are denied employment during a summer or holiday break are eligible for unemployment benefits by setting forth a standard for determining whether there is a reasonable assurance of reinstatement after the break.
Gov. Phil Murphy, Senate President Stephen Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin announced Sept. 2 the state will provide CARES Act funding for the reopening of 26 Sheltered Workshop programs throughout the state.
For the second time this year, Dr. Oliver Cooke, of Stockton University, spoke to Cape May County Chamber of Commerce members July 17, via Zoom, about the region's current economic and employment numbers.
U.S. Rep. Jeff Van Drew (D-2nd), and Reps. Jim Hagedorn (R-MN), Ron Estes (R-KS), and Paul Mitchell (R-MI) introduced the American Workforce Empowerment Act, a bipartisan solution to address the growing shortage of skilled workers to fill job openings in the technical and skilled trades.