Department of Labor & Workforce Development

Department of Labor Press Releases

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Current press releases

Jun-04-20 NJ Labor Dept.: Pandemic Unemployment Payments Reach $5.2B

May-28-20 NJ Labor Dept. Processes 1.1M Weekly Unemployment Payments

May-21-20 Murphy Administration Outlines COVID-19 Guidance for Seasonal Farm Workers and Employers

May-21-20 NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development Extends Closings Amid COVID-19

May-21-20 Pandemic Leads to Historic Job Losses in April

May-21-20 NJ Unemployment Payments Surge to $3.4B

May-19-20 NJDOL Offers Extended Unemployment Benefits

May-14-20 NJ Unemployment Payments Reach $2.7B

May-11-20 Labor Department Launches Online Chat Feature To Answer Customers’ Unemployment Questions

May-07-20 NJ Unemployment Payouts Approach $2B

May-06-20 NJ Labor Department Clarifies Unemployment Certifying Process

May-01-20 NJ Workers’ Comp Judges Hear Cases Virtually During Pandemic