Businesses in New Jersey are shuttered, many are out of work and unemployment claims have skyrocketed.
Unemployment offices are closed around the state, so officials “strongly recommend” filing unemployment claims online.
The state has established a jobs portal with listings of employment opportunities around the state.
If you’re new to claiming unemployment insurance, the process can be daunting, especially now when people and systems are stressed. You might want to start here. Some questions are answered here.
It’s always good advice to carefully read and follow directions as best you can. And remember, patience is a virtue.