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Hiring help

When the Murphy administration said the state would subsidize some $500 hiring bonuses and offer $10,000 to employers for training new workers, some of the state’s largest business groups hailed the program as a major step toward stemming the months-long labor shortages. But some employers are less optimistic.

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Still waiting

Business owners and executives may have to grapple with a new hiring reality, given that the expiration of supplemental unemployment benefits apparently has not changed the way individuals are looking for work. Businesses in industries such as retail, dining, leisure and hospitality are still facing labor shortages, a phenomenon that could undermine the economic recovery.

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