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Hudson County/Jersey City Workforce Development Board

The Hudson County/Jersey City Workforce Development Board (HCJCWDB) is one of 17 WDBs in New Jersey and one of 550+ WDBs in the country. The WDB is mandated by federal law to be the lead organization in Hudson County and Jersey City for workforce planning, to cooperate with State officials in providing business with locally-validated labor market information, and to arrange for a service delivery system that meets the workforce needs of businesses and job-seekers.

The HCJCWDB engages leaders from the private sector, public agencies, education, labor unions and community-based organization to inform Hudson County and Jersey City's workforce strategies and ensure that its efforts utilize the skilled workers of our community are aligned with employer demands.


Hudson County/Jersey City Workforce Development Board
Hudson County WDB Meetings

Please take note that the Hudson County Workforce Development Board will hold an important meeting via Zoom:

Tuesday, July 9, 2024 at 10:00 a.m.

Zoom meeting link:

or by phone: 929-436-2866
Meeting ID: 829 6472 2855. Passcode: 228848


In accordance with the NJ Open Public Meeting Act – N.J.S.A. 10:-4- 10, the meetings of the HC/JCWDB are advertised and made public through the organization’s website. It establishes the right of all citizens to have adequate advance notice of all public meetings and the right to attend meetings at which any business affecting the public is discussed or acted upon. All meeting minutes are also made public. 

Our Initiatives

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    Free classes, Pre-testing, Training & Placement. HCBT will pay for the costs of apprenticeship tests, OSHO 30 and Union initiation fees.

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    Learn how to design & install photovaltiac systems, calculate & perform energy conservation & analysis

Message from the Chair

To All Who are Looking to Fulfill their Dreams: The Hudson County Workforce Development Board (HCWDB) is dedicated to assisting those who are seeking help in improving their quality of life. We are here to provide you with the training, counseling, and connections needed to help you succeed in your pursuit of securing a more certain and fulfilling life for you and your family. We believe our success can only be measured by those we help in achieving their life’s dreams in a Country where dreams become realities by providing a helping hand. HCWDB is committed to providing that “ helping hand ” when needed, helping individuals, who will ultimately contribute to the betterment of our community.

Roger Jones

President & CEO, Jones & Associates Communications


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