TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — New Jersey is offering to pay a bonus to unemployed residents who head back to work.
It also gives eligible employers up to $10,000 in wage subsidies for up to six months.
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NEW: We’re launching the Return & Earn Program to assist unemployed workers in their return to work and help small businesses fill the positions they need to fill to grow, thrive, and lead our economic recovery.
— Governor Phil Murphy (@GovMurphy) September 27, 2021
That helps cover the cost of training new workers.READ MORE: FDNY Union To Protest NYC Vaccine Mandate Thursday Outside Gracie Mansion
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