NMDWS Reminds Claimants to Plan Accordingly for Holiday Closures

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 Thursday, December 24 starting at 1 p.m. for Winter Holiday Leave granted by Governor Lujan Grisham; and all day Friday, December 25, 2020 in observance of Christmas; and Friday, January 1, 2021, in observance of the New Year holiday. The department urges claimants to plan accordingly.

NMDWS preparing for possible passage of Emergency Coronavirus Relief Act

States await U.S. Department of Labor guidance

The United States Congress is working on legislation that may extend the unemployment benefits programs created under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). If the legislation is enacted, the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (NMDWS) will work to implement program updates as quickly as possible. However, the department must wait on guidance from the U.S. Department of Labor before the provisions of the Act can be implemented.

Announcing Winners of 2nd Annual New Mexico Governor’s STEM Challenge

18 Winning High School teams take home $500 per student

Participants from 33 High School teams convened virtually on Saturday, December 12, 2019 for the 2nd Annual New Mexico Governor’s STEM Challenge, a competition testing students’ ability to use science, technology, engineering, and math to solve real-world problems. Led by New Mexico’s Office of the Governor, the Challenge was a collaboration between New Mexico State University (NMSU), the Department of Public Education, the Department of Workforce Solutions, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and 18 other STEM employers in the state.

New Mexico agencies join forces to help needy families find employment

Human Services partners with Workforce Solutions

The New Mexico Human Services Department (HSD) is partnering with the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (NMDWS) to provide services to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) participants who qualify for the New Mexico Works employment programs, Career Link and Wage Subsidy. These two programs provide employment opportunities to TANF participants that will give them the work experience needed to obtain full time unsubsidized employment.



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