This month the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (DWS), in partnership with New Mexico Department of Health (DOH), Office of Community Health Workers, Population and Community Health Bureau Public Health Division (OCHW) will launch the Navigator Grant of $2.8 million awarded by U.S. Department of Labor. The grant will engage community health workers as navigators, to expand outreach and support for Unemployment Insurance benefits and re-employment services in rural, remote, and tribal communities in New Mexico.
The State Apprenticeship Council will hold a regular meeting on Thursday, August 17, 2023, beginning at 2:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the New Mexico Sheet Metal Workers Local Union No. 49 JATC, 2300 Buena Vista Dr. SE, Ste. 110, Albuquerque, NM 87106.
The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions has delivered over 350 direct payments to displaced workers paid out of the Energy Transition Act (ETA) Displaced Worker Assistance Fund.