Department of Labor & Workforce Development

Department of Labor Press Releases

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Current press releases

May-13-21 More Than $28 Billion in Benefits Delivered to New Jersey Workers

May-06-21 Pandemic Relief to Garden State Workers Nears $28 Billion

May-06-21 Statement from NJ Labor Commissioner Robert Asaro-Angelo Supporting USDOL’s Decision to Withdraw Independent Contractor Rule

Apr-30-21 NJDOL Issues Stop-Work Order Against Construction Contractor, Halting All Current and Future Work 

Apr-29-21 Economic Relief to NJ Unemployed Workers Tops $27B 

Apr-22-21 New Unemployment Claims Continue to Decline

Apr-16-21 NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development Announces Availability of $3.5 Million in Grants to Train Apprentices in Nontraditional Fields