Department of Labor & Workforce Development

Department of Labor Press Releases

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Current press releases

Oct-28-20 Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order to Protect New Jersey’s Workforce During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Oct-22-20 NJ Labor Dept. Distributes $300 FEMA Payments to Unemployed Workers

Oct-15-20 NJ Labor Dept. Expects to Make Up to $1.5B in FEMA Payments to Eligible Workers 

Oct-15-20 New Jersey Employment Increases in September

Oct-08-20 NJ Labor Dept. has Distributed $16.2B in Unemployment Benefits in Less than 7 Months

Oct-02-20 NJ Labor Dept. Helps Parents Navigate Benefits Amid COVID-19 in the New School Year

Oct-01-20 NJ Unemployment Claims Rise for 2nd Straight Week