Tier III of Emergency Unemployment Compensation to End July 7, 2012
(Albuquerque, NM) – The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions announced that New Mexico has triggered off Tier III of the Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) benefits, effective July 7, 2012. Those Unemployment Insurance claimants eligible to claim Tier III benefits before July 7 will continue to receive remaining Tier III payments, up to 13 weeks, as part of a phase-out period.
Automated Toll-Free Phone Options and Website Available
(Albuquerque) - The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions' Unemployment Insurance (UI) call center will be closed Monday, May 28, 2012 in observance of Memorial Day. The department urges claimants to plan accordingly.
1-877-664-6984 Customer Service Representative Option
(Albuquerque, NM) – The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (NMDWS) announced new hours of operation for the Unemployment Insurance call center.
Labor Market Data Released Earlier Every Month
(Albuquerque, NM) – The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (NMDWS) will be releasing labor market information and data, including the unemployment rate and job growth numbers, earlier every month. In 2012, New Mexico has joined a growing number of states that release monthly labor market information on an accelerated schedule. The first release on the new 2012 schedule will be next Tuesday, March 13 and will reflect January 2012 data.
Provides temporary tax relief for New Mexico businesses
ALBUQUERQUE – Today, at a lunch meeting with over 200 small business owners and leaders, Governor Susana Martinez signed SB 32 into law, which provides $81 million worth of temporary tax relief to small businesses throughout New Mexico in 2012.