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NJ gains back 68% of jobs lost during pandemic

GAF Roofing Academy students take part in the program in February of 2020. Note: This photo was taken prior to the COVID-19 lockdown. GAF currently requires masks and social distancing in all of its classes.

The state added another 21,500 jobs to its workforce in September, marking a total of 488,100 positions that have been recovered since the worst of the COVID-19 recession in March and April last year, according to data gathered by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and released by the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

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