Notice of Rulemaking
2021 Prevailing Wage Rates and Subsistence and Zone Pay for Public Works Projects
NOTICE OF RULEMAKING
The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (“Department” or “NMDWS”) hereby gives notice that the Department will conduct a public hearing in the conference room of the Human Rights Bureau located at 1596 Pacheco Street Suite 103 in Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87505 on December 15, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. The public comment hearing will also be conducted virtually.
Zoom Meeting link: https://zoom.us/j/97191166040?pwd=M0x3dVQ4aGtrb3dDNWpEYXkybmJPUT09
Meeting ID: 971 9116 6040
The purpose of the public hearing will be to obtain input and public comment on proposed prevailing wage rates and subsistence and zone pay for Public Works projects for 2021.
Summary: The proposed amendment addresses updates to the prevailing wage rates and subsistence and zone pay in sections 126.96.36.199 and 188.8.131.52 NMAC
Under Section 9-26-4, NMSA 1978, the Workforce Solutions Department is responsible for the administration of the labor relations division which oversees setting the prevailing wage and fringe benefit rates. Pursuant to Section 13-4-11, NMSA 1978, the Director of the Labor Relations Division shall determine the prevailing wage rates and the prevailing fringe benefit rates.
Interested individuals are encouraged to submit written comments to the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions, P.O. Box 1928, Albuquerque, N.M., 87103, attention Andrea Christman prior to the hearing for consideration. Written comments must be received no later than 5 p.m. on December 14, 2020. However, the submission of written comments as soon as possible is encouraged.
Copies of the proposed rule may be accessed online at https://www.dws.state.nm.us/ or obtained by calling Andrea Christman at (505) 841-8478 or sending an email to Andrea.Christman@state.nm.us. The proposed rule will be made available at least thirty days prior to the hearing.
Individuals with disabilities who require this information in an alternative format or need any form of auxiliary aid to attend or participate in this meeting are asked to contact Ms. Christman as soon as possible. The Department requests at least ten (10) days advance notice to provide requested special accommodations.
11.1.2 Proposed Amendment