Unemployment Insurance Operations Center Closed for Holiday Observance

Unemployment Insurance Tax & Claims Online System Available
All New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions’ (NMDWS) offices, including the Unemployment Insurance (UI) Operations Center, will be closed on Monday, December 25, 2023 in observance of Christmas; and Monday, January 1, 2024, in observance of the New Year holiday.

Training and apprenticeship programs available to displaced workers paid out of the Energy Transition Act Displaced Worker Assistance Fund

The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (NMDWS) is launching Phase 2 of the Energy Transition Act Displaced Worker Assistance Program, aimed at helping people who lost their jobs in connection with the closure of the San Juan Generating Station and Westmoreland Mine. Phase 2 will be available to eligible displaced workers who have not retired and will give participants the option of choosing between a one-time wage differential payment or a program that will support training, education or apprenticeship for up to two years.

New Mexico's Unemployment Rate was 3.8% in October 2023

New Mexico’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.8 percent in October 2023, Up from 3.7 percent in September and up from 3.5 percent in the previous year. The national unemployment rate in October was 3.9 percent, up from 3.8 percent in September and up from 3.7 percent in October 2022. Total nonagricultural payroll employment grew by 16,700 jobs, or 1.9 percent, between October 2022 and October 2023.


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