Department of Labor & Workforce Development

Department of Labor Press Releases

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Current press releases

Jul-10-20 NJ Labor Department Expands Virtual Services to One-Stop Career Center Clients

Jul-09-20 Weekly Unemployment Claims Jump 70% As Furloughs Start, School Year Ends

Jul-02-20 Unemployment Payments to NJ Workers Exceed $9B

Jul-01-20 NJ Labor Dept. Announces Expanded Family Leave, Temporary Disability Benefits

Jul-01-20 Labor Department Offers Extended Benefits to Unemployed NJ Workers

Jun-26-20 NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development Extends Closings Amid COVID-19

Jun-25-20 Nearly 1.3M NJ Workers Have Applied for Unemployment Since mid-March; Payouts Rise to $8.2B

Jun-18-20 New Jersey Employers Began to Recall Workers in May

Jun-18-20 28% of NJ’s Labor Force Has Applied for Unemployment During COVID-19