Promoting Job Opportunities in Chaves, Eddy & Lea Counties
(Albuquerque, NM) - The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions announced the first Tri-County Virtual Job Fair, scheduled for February 15-22, 2012, to connect job seekers statewide with employers in Chaves, Eddy, and Lea Counties. This event is in response to employers’ hiring needs and workforce shortages in each of the counties which have experienced job growth in various industries and unemployment below the statewide rate. Information for the virtual event is available at www.dws.state.nm.us/virtualfair/.
Forms Also Available Online
(Albuquerque, NM) - The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions has mailed IRS 1099-G forms to Unemployment Insurance (UI) claimants. Claimants who do not receive their forms by next week should contact the UI Call Center at 1-877-664-6984 to verify their address and contact information. Claimants who have additional questions about their forms can call the 1099 Information and Message Line at (505) 841-8069.
Automated Toll-Free Phone Options and Website Available
(Albuquerque) - The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions’ Unemployment Insurance call center will be closed Monday, January 16, 2012 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The department urges claimants to plan accordingly.
State Extended Benefits End December 31, 2011
NMDWS to Observe Upcoming Holidays
(Albuquerque, NM) - All New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions offices, including the unemployment insurance call center, will be closed in observance of Christmas on Monday, December 26, 2011 and New Year’s on Monday, January 2, 2012. The unemployment insurance claims system website, www.dws.state.nm.us, will be available from 3 a.m.-8 p.m. daily, and the unemployment insurance toll-free telephone option, 1-877-664-6984, will be available 24-hours a day for normal self-service functions.