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Is NJ’s Unemployment Rate Improving?

New Jersey's preliminary unemployment rate for February has fallen by two-tenths to 9.3 percent.

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Helping New Jersey Veterans Find Work [AUDIO]

New statistics from the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics show the unemployment rate for veterans - in New Jersey and across the country - dropped about two percent last year- to 9.9 percent.

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NJ Labor Commissioner Hal Wirths in Liberty State Park (Townsquare Media)
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Sandy Cleanup Providing Jobs For The Unemployed [AUDIO]

More than 700 unemployed New Jersey residents have been placed in jobs related to recovery from Superstorm Sandy, thanks to a special grant secured by the state just days after Sandy hit.

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Despite Job Gains, New Jersey’s Unemployment Rate Still High

Preliminary data shows New Jersey’s unemployment rate stayed at 9.5 percent in January, the same as the previous month, but state labor officials insist there is some very good news in the numbers.

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NJ’s 2012 Job Gains Were 66,400, Most Since 2000

The New Jersey Labor Department says the state gained 66,400 jobs in 2012, the biggest annual increase since 2000.

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New Measures Crack Down On Unemployment Fraud [AUDIO]

There's an effort underway to curb fraud in New Jersey's unemployment benefit system with a three-bill package.

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First-Time Jobless Claims Continue To Drop [AUDIO]

Claims for unemployment are dropping sharply across the country. They are also going down in New Jersey after a big jump from Sandy.

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Americans Spending Less Time Unemployed [AUDIO]

The average length of time Americans spent unemployed in January dropped by nearly three weeks, but not for the reason you may think. It is likely because many people ran out of unemployment benefits and stopped looking for work.

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US Jobless Claims Drop To 330,000

The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell last week to the lowest level in five years, evidence that employers are cutting fewer jobs and may step up hiring.

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Disaster Unemployment Assistance Deadline Approaching

New Jerseyans who were left unemployed due to the superstorm have until February 4 to file an application for Disaster Unemployment Insurance.

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