Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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COVID-19 Resources: NJ Workers

The New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development is offering guidance to NJ workers here

Assistance is available to self-employed workers, independent contractors, gig & platform workers. NJ Dept. of Labor has released two guides to help workers understand what benefits are available & how to apply. Access the guides here.

FAQs from the NJ DOL can be found here

  • You can file a claim for unemployment insurance benefits through NJ DOL either online or via phone based on where you live:

    • North Jersey: 201-601-4100

    • Central Jersey: 732-761-2020

    • South Jersey: 856-507-2340

  • Information on tax filing deadlines can be found here.

  • NJ launched a jobs portal to help residents during the coronavirus crisis.

    • It is available here.

    • Companies with urgent hiring needs should submit information here.