Department of Labor & Workforce Development

Department of Labor Press Releases

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Current press releases

Sep-17-20 New Jersey Employers Continue to Hire in August

Sep-17-20 NJ Weekly Unemployment Claims Drop to Below 20K

Sep-10-20 New Unemployment Claims Tick Up Slightly to 22,700 Last Week

Sep-03-20 Weekly Jobless Claims Hold Steady at 20K

Sep-01-20 Governor Murphy Signs Legislation Expanding Access to Professional and Occupational Licenses

Aug-27-20 Weekly Unemployment Compensation Plummets After Federal Supplement Expires

Aug-26-20 NJ Applies for Lost Wages Assistance Funds

Aug-20-20 New Jersey Payrolls Continue Rebound in July

Aug-20-20 Unemployment Payments to NJ Workers Top $14B

Aug-14-20 NJ Labor Department Implements New Regulations toProtect the Rights of Tipped Workers

Aug-13-20 Unemployment Applications Drop for Second Straight Week

Aug-06-20 NJ Sees 41% Drop in New Unemployment Applications