Critics: NJ must open offices for unemployment claims
Clip: 07/30/2020 | 3m 50s Video has closed captioning.
Many New Jersey residents tired of waiting for long-delayed unemployment checks say they'd like the Department of Labor to reopen field offices around the state so they can solve claim problems in-person with staff. Throughout the pandemic, all claims have been handled online or over the phone and lawmakers from both sides of the aisle say it's not working, citing a 48,000 case backlog.
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