Some New Jerseyans may be seeing a two-day delay in collecting unemployment insurance due to a Bank of American direct-deposit glitch, state officials said.
Weekend system maintenance at Bank of America -- the bank used by New Jersey to process direct-deposit payments -- likely caused the issue, the state's Office of Information Technology (OIT) said Monday.
A senior bank official told NorthJersey.com they are working to process the payments quickly.
An unprecedented 1.2 million New Jerseyans filed for unemployment since the onset of the COVID-19 emergency began.
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