Workforce Development

Welcome to the Union County American Job Center


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.


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

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Orientation Video – Spanish

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Division Director
Robert Croom 908-527-4812

Division Deputy Director
Perle Almeida 908-527-4887

921 Elizabeth Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ 07201

200 West Second Street
Plainfield, NJ 07060

Union County Works
Virtual one-stop for job seekers and employer

Union County Works

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Apply for unemployment insurance

Visit 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)