Christie Administration Reminds Sandy Victims of Approaching February 4 Deadline to Apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance

Trenton, NJ – The Christie Administration is reminding New Jerseyans who were left unemployed due to Hurricane Sandy that they have until February 4, 2013 to file an application for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA).
DUA was made available by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development immediately after the October 28, 2012 storm to affected individuals who did not qualify for regular Unemployment Insurance. Covering self-employed individuals and many hourly workers, the special federal assistance was made available to those who were living or working in the state at the time of the disaster and who were left unemployed as a direct result of the damages. Read More


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