Department of Labor & Workforce Development

Department of Labor Press Releases

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For more information about any of our press releases, email mediacalls@dol.nj.gov or call 609-984-2841.

Current press releases

Oct-17-19    Unemployment Rate Dips to 3.1 Percent in September

Oct-15-19    NJ Department of Labor Announces Minimum Wage Increase

Oct-07-19    NJ Labor Department Receives Award for Commitment to Apprenticeship and Job Growth in Manufacturing Sector

Sep-19-19    Unemployment Rate Edges Lower in August to 3.2%

Sep-17-19    NJ Labor Department Issues First Stop Work Orders at Two NJ Construction Sites

Sep-13-19    New Jersey Receives $1.45 Million in Seed Funding to Expand Use of Career Data by Jobseekers

Sep-12-19    NJ Labor Department Prevails on Behalf of Truck Drivers in Major Legal Test of Workers’ Rights