The NJ Department of Labor announced Thursday they will begin notifying workers who have exhausted their 26 weeks of unemployment benefits they may be eligible for a 13-week extension of assistance under the CARES federal stimulus program.
Job-seekers have been warned, time and time again, that what they say and post through social media sites can hurt their chances of getting picked for a job. For that reason, many folks have distanced themselves from the social media world by deleting any online profiles they ever created.
New Jersey's new anti-fraud unit says it's caught $100 million in fraudulent unemployment claims just over the past year. Worse yet, State Labor Commissioner Harold Wirths says that's a very, very conservative estimate.