COVID-19 Business Information

Comprehensive information for businesses on reopening from COVID, including rules and guidance that must be followed, economic assistance programs, and other resources.

If I have immediate staffing needs, can the State help me find workers?

Many businesses across New Jersey have urgent hiring needs during the COVID-19 emergency and are looking to hire thousands of workers, including those who lost their jobs or have had hours reduced as a result of COVID-19. The State has created a COVID-19 Jobs and Hiring Portal to connect talent with opportunities in their communities at

If your business is facing urgent staffing shortages due to COVID-19, you can connect with these workers seeking New Jersey job opportunities. If your business is currently and urgently in search of talent, submit your business for inclusion via our intake tool for businesses that are hiring.

Note: If your business is an employer hiring for more than 5 positions, or hiring for a specific position at more than 5 locations, we recommend you complete the intake process via an alternative Excel form. An Excel spreadsheet that can be downloaded at and then emailed to

Updated: March 23, 2020