> New Jersey Unemployment Insurance
Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet New Jersey's eligibility requirements.
General Program Requirements:
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must have worked in New Jersey during the past 12 to 18 months and have earned at least a minimum amount of wages as determined by our guidelines. You must also be able to work and available for work each week that you are collecting benefits.
For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.
Program Contact Information:
In order to establish your unemployment claim, please visit:
Or file by phone at: Union City (Serves Northeast New Jersey):
Freehold (Serves Northwest and Central New Jersey):
Cumberland (Serves South Jersey):
If you have questions, please call:
For more information, please visit our web site at:
New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development