company moved further from my home 65 miles one way by michael (New Jersey Unemployment Benefits – Distance To Work) Company moved further from my home. Work is now 65 miles away, one way It now takes about one hour and forty five min. to get to work. Could I quit and collect unemployment benefits in New Jersey? Hi Michael, Let me first ask .. how far did you have to travel prior to the company moving and how long has it been since the employer changed these conditions of the employment? Chris Comments for company moved further from my home 65 miles one way Aug 16, 2011 to far to long by: michael I was driving 50 miles at one time but now it will be 30 more miles more round trip 1 hr longer plus the price of gas.