Tags Archives: Employment

New Jersey gains 20,200 jobs over the last two months.

TRENTON, N.J. — 20,200 jobs were created in New Jersey between August and September, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics. The unemployment rate fell to 5.6%. The BLS reported August employment estimates were much higher than initially reported, rea ...

NJ grew private sector employment in first quarter.

TRENTON, N.J. — Private sector employment in New Jersey grew in the first quarter of the year based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Private sector employment grew by 9,200 jobs in February, up 2,400 from preliminary estimates, accordin ...

Jersey City beats state, national employment numbers.

JERSEY CITY, N.J. – The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that job growth in Jersey City has outpaced the region, and the nation, and the city has reduced unemployment and created new opportunities for jobs. In Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop’ ...

Lt. Gov. Guadagno promotes efforts to hire the disabled.

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno joined with the Department of Labor and Workforce Development to foster programs to connect employers with disabled individuals who are looking for work. The effort is a continuation of efforts by Gov. Ch ...