Workforce Development Board

The National Association of Workforce Boards presents our “What is a workforce development board?” video.

This video is designed to educate members of the public about the integral role workforce development boards play in local communities, and how workforce development boards collaborate with local educational institutions, local businesses and government officials at the local, state and federal level

Union County Works


JUST ANNOUNCED! The Return and Earn program is designed to help New Jerseyans return to work and small employers fill positions that will help them grow and thrive in the economic recovery. Return and Earn provides wage reimbursement support to New Jersey employers that hire eligible applicants with identifiable skills gaps, and offers a $500 incentive to new hires. For more information about this exciting opportunity, please complete the form on this page and a New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development business service representative will contact you.

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)