New Jersey will offer $500 return-to-work bonuses for unemployed residents in their first paycheck after hiring and employers will be eligible for up to $10,000 in wage subsidies to hire and train new workers, Gov. Phil Murphy announced on 9/27/2021.

The return and earn program is directed to businesses with 100 or fewer employees and with pay at least $15 an hour to be eligible for the subsidies.

Link – NJ Governor Press release –

Link – NJ Return and earn program –

Link –  Fillable form to be notified when the application form is ready –