EAST ORANGE, NJ - The East Orange Mayor’s Office of Employment and Training (MOET) recently held a recognition ceremony to celebrate residents who received training certifications in 2018. 

Under the leadership of Manager LaDonna Johns, MOET has successfully partnered with East Orange General Hospital, UPS, Quality Health Care, Council for Airport Opportunity, Sodexo, Fed Ex and Essex County Vocational School to secure increased training opportunities. 

Over the past year, MOET also has placed 76% of job seekers in full- and part-time jobs with companies such as United Airlines, UPS, Crosstown Plumbing, Wakefern Food Corporation, East Orange General Hospital and Saint Barnabas Hospital. MOET hopes to continue putting people back to work and decreasing the unemployment rate, which dropped to 5.2% from 7% in 2017. 

For more information on job training and opportunities, please call 973.677.8914.