New Jersey’s Department of Labor and Workplace Development offers compensation for workers who have lost their jobs and are actively seeking reemployment. Claiming unemployment benefits online is easy, fast and secure. Visit to claim your benefits online, the application is available for claiming benefits seven days a week, Sunday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM and Saturday from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Unemployment insurance benefits are paid sooner if you claim your benefits on Sunday.