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These resources – like the public health crisis itself – are constantly evolving and are only current as to the date of publication. This page was last updated on August 21, 2020.

For more up-to-date information on the relief programs available in New Jersey, we recommend that you visit the Department of Human Services or the governor's COVID-19 Resources website

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Description of Program and Relief

Hiring Portal for Essential Employers Seeking Additional Assistance as a Result of the COVID-19 Epidemic

Description of Program and Relief

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority has opened an online portal where employers can post openings for additional employees created by the COVID-19 epidemic. Prospective employees may also access the portal and apply directly to open positions.

Government or Lead Agency

New Jersey Economic Development Authority

Dates Available

March 23, 2020, continuing indefinitely

Eligibility Requirements/Restrictions

Applicants should look at the eligibility requirements for the specific positions they are seeking.

Application Deadlines (If Applicable)

N/A

Contact for More Information

To reach a New Jersey Economic Development Authority team member, please call (609) 858-6700; or email covid19jobs@njeda.com

List of Additional Information

The hiring portal is available here.

Employers seeking employees should fill out the form here.


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