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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 08: A 'now hiring' sign is posted outside of a Ross Dress for Less store on July 8, 2016 in San Francisco, California. According to the the U.S. Labor Department, employment growth surged with 287,000 added jobs in June. The unemployment rate inched up to 4.9% from 4.7% with an estimated 400,000 people returning to the workforce, many who had given up on job searches. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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NJ libraries now helping the unemployed find jobs

If you are job-hunting or about to graduate and start a career, the state Labor Department wants you to know that help may be as near as your local library.

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NJ is helping companies pay for their interns

A new push to help Jersey businesses hire more interns. The Many Paths One Future Internship Grant program will help students, companies and the state, officials say.

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New Jersey Department of Labor building in Trenton. (Google Maps)
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Black woman demoted for anti-gay bias loses own discrimination suit against NJ

A trial judge dismissed the lawsuit in 2014. And a three-judge appellate panel on Friday denied her bid to reinstate the claim.

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Looking for a new job in NJ? Here are the 198 credentials employers look for

Looking for a job? New Jersey wants to help you get the training you need to succeed.

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Sandy Fails to Destroy NJ’s Jobless Numbers [AUDIO]

New Jersey's unemployment rate ticked down to 9.6 percent in November, representing the third consecutive monthly decline.

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Department of Labor Commissioner Hal Wirths Gives Helpful Tips on Jim Gearhart Show [AUDIO]

Hal Wirths, Commissioner of Department of Labor and Workforce Development joined Jim this morning to give out some information that will assist unemployed residents of NJ.

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NJ Has New Tool To Nab Unemployment Insurance Fraudsters [AUDIO]

If you're filing an unemployment insurance claim online in New Jersey, you had better be who you say you are. That's the warning from Department of Labor and Workforce Development commissioner Hal Wirths.

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NJ Labor Department Working To Hire Returning Vets [AUDIO]

There are about 22,000 unemployed veterans in New Jersey. The state Department of Labor is focused on helping those brave men and women who return home from the military find work.

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NJ Assemblyman Offers Unique Help For Jersey’s Jobless [AUDIO]

Tomorrow, the state will release the unemployment figures for July. New Jersey's jobless rate has outpaced the national average for months and analysts expect that to be the case for last month as well.

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NJ Expands Job Program To Help Unemployed [AUDIO]

Looking for a job? The state has expanded a program to help the unemployed in New Jersey find work within a few months.

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