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Up to 40,000 NJ unemployment claims still backlogged

Clip: 09/15/2020 | 3m 22s Video has closed captioning.

New Jersey's still dealing with backlogged unemployment claims, 30-40,000 of them, according to the state labor commissioner. He blames the problem on the sheer scale of the coronavirus pandemic, driven recession, complicated by stringent federal red tape that gums up claims with "arbitrary" requirements.

Aired: 09/15/20

Rating: NR

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