U.S. News STEM Solutions 2012- A Leadership Summit
(Albuquerque, NM) – New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (NMDWS) Cabinet Secretary Celina Bussey has been selected as a panelist for the U.S. News STEM Solutions 2012 Leadership Summit in Dallas, Texas, June 27-29, 2012. Secretary Bussey will join other professionals, experts, and business leaders on panel discussions focused on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) policy issues and workforce development during the three-day summit.
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.