Workforce Development

The American Job Center Operator manages the Union County American Job Centers, including the management and coordination of all workforce services with Union County workforce partners, as required by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

Services include career counseling, training & career advancement for residents and employers.

Our mission is to align education, employment & other community programs & to collaborate with our partners to cultivate the skilled & high-quality workers needed for local employers to prosper and grow.

The American Job Center Operator manages the Union County American Job Centers, including the management and coordination of all workforce services with Union County workforce partners, as required by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

Services include career counseling, training, and career advancement for residents and employers. Organizationally under the Office of the Director

Our mission is to align education, employment and other community programs and to collaborate with our partners to cultivate the skilled and high-quality workers needed for local employers to prosper and grow.

Contact

Division Director
Robert Croom 908-527-4812

American Job Center – Elizabeth
This location is temporarily closed.
Please visit our Plainfield location or call us
921 Elizabeth Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ 07201
908-558-8000

American Job Center – Plainfield
200 West Second Street, Plainfield, NJ 07060
908-757-9090

Union County Works
www.ucajc.org
Virtual one-stop for job seekers and employers

Apply for unemployment insurance

Visit www.MyUnemployment.nj.gov or call:

North Jersey: 201-601-4100
Central Jersey: 732-761-2020
South Jersey: 856-507-2340
Out-of-State UI Claims: 888-795-6672  (Calls must be from an out-of-state phone number)

Eligibility Criteria

The Union County American Job Center adheres to the eligibility criteria set by the Federal Government and the State of New Jersey in determining eligibility for WIOA services.

Guidelines

WIOA Checklist 2024

American Job Center Operator’s Committee 2024 Meetings

Committee meets the third Monday of each month, with exception of March at 8:30 am at the Warinanco Sports Center located within Warinanco Park 1 Park Drive, Roselle, NJ 07203 unless otherwise noted.

Meeting dates/locations are subject to change. Meeting invitation will be sent in advance for confirmation.

Meeting Contact: Allison Maguire-Zuczek, Executive Assistant, Union County Department of Human Services, Office of the Director, amaguire-zuczek@ucnj.org 

  • March 11
  • April 15
  • May 20 May 13
  • June 17
  • July 15
    • Location Change
      • UC Emergency Services Building
      • 534 Laurel Avenue, Roselle Park
  • August 19
    • Location Change
      • UC Emergency Services Building
      • 534 Laurel Avenue, Roselle Park
  • September 23
  • October 21
  • November 18
  • December 16