ON-SITE RESOURCES: Career resource room Meeting rooms (not public) Copy machine Telephones Fax machine Public computers Internet access Jobseekers interview room
East Orange NJ Unemployment Career Center Office provide individuals seeking employment all the latest tools to find and keep that special job. Employers will find assistance in recruiting new employees including a national job listing network, applicant screening, and space in the centers to conduct testing and employment interviews.
What help can I get in NJ to find a job while on UI benefits?
New Jersey One Stop Career Centers will help you find a job by providing services such as:
Career Navigation Assistance / Counseling
Jersey Job Club workshops
Job training services
What are the eligibility requirements to get Unemployment Insurance benefits in NJ?
To get UI benefits in NJ you must be:
Able to work
Actively seeking work
Available for work, and
Not refuse an offer of suitable work
You must also keep your appointments with NJ DUI
What information do I need to file for my unemployment insurance benefit in NJ?
To file for your UI benefits in NJ you will need:
Social Security Number
Alien Registration Number (if you are not a US citizen).
Your NJ driver’s license or NJ non-driver identification number
Pension information (if you are receiving any pension or 401k)
Amount and duration of any separation pay you may be receiving
Recall date (if you expect to be recalled to your job)
Union hiring hall information, including local number and address (if you get work through a union)
Military Form DD-214 (if you were in the military in the last 18 months)
Form SF-8 or SF-50 (if you were a federal employee)
Your bank account number and routing number (if you plan to get your benefits through direct deposit)
Complete name and address of employer
Employer’s telephone number
Your occupation with that employer
Beginning and ending dates of employment
Reason for separation
How do I apply for UI benefits in New Jersey?
The easiest way to apply is online for your Unemployment Insurance benefits, you’ll need to create an account on NJDOL website.
What is the Maximum UI benefits I can get in NJ?
The Maximum UI benefit you can get in NJ as of 2022 is $804 per week.
The maximum amount of weeks you can get benefits is 26 weeks.
What do I do next after applying for my UI benefits?
Your next step is to:
Start your job search
Certify for your weekly benefits
Add your qualifying dependents to your claim
Adjust your tax withholding status
Attend all NJDOL scheduled appointments.
What do I do if I am denied UI benefits in NJ?
If you disagree with your determination letter you have the right to file an appeal.
Your appeal rights will be printed on your determination letter.