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NMDWS to provide limited in-person services

For Immediate Release
March 16, 2020

Contact: Stacy Johnston
Acting Public Information Officer


NMDWS to provide limited in-person services
All online services remain available

(Albuquerque, NM) – Under Governor Lujan Grisham’s social distancing directive in response to COVID-19 pandemic, starting today the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (NMDWS) will be limiting face-to-face interactions with the public.

Physical access to New Mexico Workforce Connection centers statewide will be restricted. However, services will continue to be provided via phone, email, and through the New Mexico Workforce Connection Online System (www.jobs.state.nm.us).

All Labor Relations Division offices will be closed to the public. Assistance with wage and hour issues, filing a charge of discrimination, the Human Rights Act, child labor laws, and Public Works projects will be provided by phone, email, or mail correspondence only.

The Unemployment Insurance Operations Center will remain open and can be reached at 1-877-664-6984, Monday though Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Additional information about the Unemployment Insurance program, the Unemployment Insurance Tax & Claims System, and NMDWS is available on our website at www.dws.state.nm.us. For the latest announcements and updates, follow NMDWS on Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

Contact Information

Information for workers affected by COVID-19

Unemployment Insurance

Human Rights  
      Toll-free at 800-566-9471 or 505-827-6838

Labor Relations Division
      Albuquerque 505-841-4400, Las Cruces 575-524-6195, Santa Fe 505-827-6817

New Mexico Workforce Connection




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