About Us

The Hudson County/Jersey City Workforce Development Board (HCWDB) engages leaders from the private sector, public agencies, labor unions and community-based organization to inform Hudson County’s and Jersey City’s workforce and economic development strategies and ensure that the workforce development system’s efforts to create a strong workforce are aligned with employer demands.

The HCWIB conducts oversight of and sets broad priorities for allocation of Workforce Investment Act (WIA) to ensure that investments in the workforce development system are meeting the needs of industry and the education and training of current and future workers.


The Hudson County Workforce Development Board (WDB) is made up of volunteer members, and includes leaders of local businesses, educational institutions, labor unions, community-based organizations, and other government agencies.  Pursuant to federal requirements, at least 51% of the voting members are from the private sector.


Hudson County/Jersey City Workforce Development 2016-2020 Local Plan is available for review on our web site at:  www.hudsonworkforce.org

The 4-Year Plan provides information on workforce development strategies, and a review of programs funded under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The public comment period will expire at close of business on April 3, 2017. .

All public comments on the plan must be submitted via email to: jfugazzie@hcnj.us.

A hard copy of the plan is also available by request by email.

The North Jersey Partners 2016-2020 Regional Plan is also available for review on our web site.




Hudson County Workforce Development Board

257 Cornelison Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07302
Email: jfugazzie@hcnj.us