COVID-19 Employer Resources

NJDOL and the Coronavirus (COVID-19): What Employers & Businesses Should Know

Department of Labor guidance for employers.

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employer Paid Leave Requirements

Department of Labor guidance for employers.

Emergency Assistance Eligibility Wizard

To see which of these programs you are eligible for, use the NJ COVID-19 Business Support Eligibility Wizard.

State of New Jersey COVID-19 Hiring Portal

Employers in critical industries should submit information about openings with urgent hiring needs related to COVID19 here.

NJ COVID-19 Business Information Hub

The NJ Business Action Center (NJBAC) in partnership with the NJEDA and the Governor’s Office of Innovation set up a special website and chatbot to answer all business questions related to Covid19. The website is

The website articles are available 24/7 to download and are filled with all the information needed to answer the questions about available state and federal grants & loans, unemployment insurance, etc. There is also a live chat function of the website answered by the staff of the NJBAC. The live chat is open from 8 am to 9 pm, 7 days a week.

The NJBAC also has an 800-JERSEY-7 hotline available Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm.

More External Resources—part of the State’s Business First Stop initiative—provides you with the information you need to plan, start, operate, and grow your business.

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NJ Business Action Center

The State of New Jersey has established a special website devoted to business concerns during the coronavirus emergency. The site will be updated as new information becomes available. We encourage you to communicate this with the appropriate individuals within your organization.

In addition, the New Jersey Business Action Center’s Helpline is now available from 8:00 am – 9:00 pm, seven days a week. Call 1-800-JERSEY-7 to address any concerns you or your employees have.

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NJ Economic Development Association

The NJEDA has created a webpage that directs business owners to various resources to assist in coping financially with the COVID-19 public health crisis. This site will be updated with any new programs or support that becomes available.

EDA Hotline Number 1-844-965-1125

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Bergen County Division of Economic Development

The County is working around the clock to fight the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout Bergen County, and we thank you for your patience and continued cooperation.

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US Small Business Association

The USSBA has approved New Jersey for SBA lending programs for the current crisis and will be opening up its website for new applications! Please visit the SBA’s coronavirus website for more information and to apply online. Learn More >>

SBA Hotline Number 1-800-659-2955

For additional information, please contact the SBA disaster assistance customer service center. Call 1-800-659-2955 (TTY: 1-800-877-8339) or email

More SBA Resources: SBA Disaster Assistance in Response to the Coronavirus | Disaster Loans Three-Step Process | SBA Disaster Assistance Loans | ECONOMIC INJURY DISASTER LOAN (EIDL)

The New Jersey district office is responsible for the delivery of SBA’s programs and services to 21 counties in New Jersey.

New Jersey District Office: Two Gateway Center Suite 1002, Newark, NJ | Phone:973-645-2434 | Fax:973-645-6265

Senator Bob Menendez

Coronavirus Resources: Small Business

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Employers Association of New Jersey

EANJ is dedicated exclusively to helping good employers be better with education, training, advice and benefits’ plans.

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New Jersey Business & Industry Associstion

NJBIA is continuing to update our Coronavirus Resource Page

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Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey

#Familia, here you will find resources, presentations, interviews, and links related COVID-19 and the SHCCNJ efforts to help the small business community.

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Meadowlands Chamber of Commerce


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New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program

NJMEP COVID-19 Manufacturers Resources

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SAX COVID-19 Resource Center

STAY INFORMED!: IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATES FOR STATES AND BUSINESSES. See the most recent coronavirus updates here relevant to businesses in New Jersey, New York State and New York City.

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National Federation of Independent Business

NFIB Small Business Resources in Response to Coronavirus

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UCEDC (A Non-Profit Economic Development Corporation) COVID-19 Small Business Resources

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USDOL Wage and Hour Division

The Wage and Hour Division provides information on common issues employers and employees face when responding to COVID-19.

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Business Owner’s Guide

Coronavirus Resource Guide

Business Relief Fact Sheet

EANJ EZ Pay Chart