Department of Labor & Workforce Development

Department of Labor Press Releases

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Current press releases

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

Jul-30-20 NJ Labor Dept. Distributes $12.4B in Unemployment Benefits as $600 Weekly Federal Supplement Expires

Jul-23-20 $11.6B in Unemployment Benefits Distributed Since COVID-19 Shuttered NJ Businesses

Jul-16-20 Challenges Remain as New Jersey Employment Continues Rebound in June

Jul-16-20 NJ Labor Dept. Has Distributed $10.7B in Unemployment Benefits Since Start of Pandemic

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