How do I talk to a live person at the unemployment office NJ?

How do I talk to a live person at the unemployment office NJ?

New Jersey Unemployment Claims customer service phone number is 1-201-217-4602. Live customer service representatives from New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development are available from 8.30am to 4.30pm EST Monday-Friday, Saturday-Sunday closed.

Is it illegal to terminate an employee in New Jersey?

Terminating an employee (or taking other adverse employment action against an employee) based on his or her decision to file for workers’ compensation is referred to as “retaliation.” This form of retaliation is illegal in New Jersey and most, if not all, other states across the country.

Is it unconstitutional for public employees in NJ to live out of State?

A New Jersey law that forbids nearly all public employees from living out of state unless they get a waiver is “unconstitutional” and can not be used to fire a Somerville high school teacher, a judge has ruled in a case that challenged the controversial “New Jersey First Act.”

Do you have to live in New Jersey to be state employee?

There have been several attempts to amend the New Jersey First Act so it only requires high-level state employees to live in state, allowing lower-paid employees, including school teachers, to live anywhere. But none of the legislation has advanced in the state Legislature.

Do you have to live in New Jersey to be a police officer?

Many cities and local governments around the country have residency laws requiring police officers, firefighters and other public employees to live within their borders. But, Drake’s attorneys argued in court that New Jersey may be the only state in the nation to require all public employees, including teachers, to live in state.

What happens if you get fired in New Jersey?

If you were fired for any reason that is serious enough to be considered a crime of the first, second, third, or fourth degree under the New Jersey Code of Criminal Justice, you may be disqualified from collecting benefits indefinitely. This is known as a gross misconduct discharge.

How to contact division of temporary disability and family leave?

Fax it to 609-984-4138, or mail to: Division of Temporary Disability Insurance P.O. Box 387, Trenton, NJ 08625-0387. Our customer service agents cannot accept address changes over the phone. I lost or did not receive a form.

Do you have to have a job to get temporary disability in NJ?

The New Jersey Temporary Disability Insurance Law does not require an employer to hold a job for someone who is receiving Temporary Disability Insurance benefits. However, you may have job protection rights under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) .

What happens if you quit your job due to domestic violence?

However, if leaving your job was related to domestic violence, of if your spouse/civil union partner is an active military member who is being transferred outside of state, you may still be eligible to collect benefits. You will be scheduled for a claims examiner interview or emailed a questionnaire to provide proof of these circumstances.