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Labor commissioner on the hot seat over unemployment claims

Clip: 03/10/2022 | 4m 6s

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“My phone was blowing up this morning. One claim — they’ve been waiting a year … I’m asking you to step up your game," Sen. Teresa Ruiz (D-Essex) lambasted New Jersey's labor commissioner at a contentious committee hearing about the backlog in the state’s unemployment claims. Commissioner Robert Asaro-Angelo said the department currently has 10,800 backlogged claims.

Aired: 03/10/22 | Rating: NR

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