The Department will conduct a public hearing in the Leo Griego Auditorium of the State Personnel Office (Willie Ortiz Building) located at 2600 Cerrillos Road in Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87505 on November 1, 2022, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. The public comment hearing will also be conducted virtually.
The New Mexico Energy Transition Act Community Advisory Commission will reconvene for a community feedback meeting at on October 12, 2022, from 8:00 AM through 5:00 PM.
The New Mexico State Workforce Development Board will hold virtual Zoom Meeting Thursday, October 6, 2022, at 10:00 a.m.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony is planned for September 27, 2022 for the grand opening of the Raton New Mexico Workforce Connection Center co-located within the Human Services Department (HSD) building.
New Mexico’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.4 percent in August 2022, down from 4.5 percent in July and down from 6.8 percent in August 2021. The national unemployment rate in August was 3.7 percent, up from 3.5 percent in July and down from 5.2 percent in August 2021. Total nonagricultural payroll employment grew by 28,400 jobs, or 3.4 percent, between August 2021 and August 2022.