Unemployment Insurance Operations Center Closed Monday, October 13th

Online System and Automated Toll-Free Phone Options Available
(Albuquerque) - All New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions’ offices, including the Unemployment Insurance (UI) Operations Center, will be closed Monday, October 13, 2014 in observance of Columbus Day.

New Mexico Recognized for Outstanding Achievements in the Unemployment Insurance Program

Santa Fe — Today Governor Susana Martinez announced that New Mexico has been recognized for outstanding achievement for the Unemployment Insurance Tax and Claims System. The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) has awarded New Mexico a 2014 Outstanding Information Technology Achievement Award in Digital Government, recognizing the Department of Workforce Solutions’ (DWS) fully-integrated tax and claims system. New Mexico is the first state in the nation to integrate and launch both the tax and claims systems simultaneously.

Unemployment Insurance Operations Center Closed Monday

Online system will be available from 4 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday-Friday
(Albuquerque) – All New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions’ offices, including the Unemployment Insurance (UI) Operations Center, will be closed Monday, September 1, 2014 in observance of Labor Day. The department urges claimants to plan accordingly.

The online UI Tax & Claims System is available Sunday through Friday from 4 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Individuals can go directly to www.jobs.state.nm.us

First “Ready to Work” Event Friday, August 22, 2014

An Event Designed to Help Individuals with a Jumpstart into the Job Market

(Albuquerque, NM) – The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions has partnered with the City of Albuquerque, the New Mexico Human Services Department, New Mexico Workforce Connection, Innovate Educate, Wells Fargo, and Old Navy to present the first “New Mexico Ready to Work” event on Friday, August 22, 2014 at the Albuquerque Convention Center from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Unemployment Insurance Hearing Notice

New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions


The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (“Department”) hereby gives notice that the Department will conduct a public hearing in the auditorium of the State Personnel Office located at 2600 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico on September 19, 2014 from 2:00 P.M. until 4:00 P.M. The purpose of the public hearing will be to obtain input on the amendments to 11.3.400 NMAC.


Interested individuals may testify at the public hearing or submit written comments to State of New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions, 401 Broadway NE, P.O. Box 1928, Albuquerque, N.M., 87103, Attention Attorney Rudolph Arnold.   Written comments must be received no later than 5 p.m. on September 19, 2014.  However, the submission of written comments as soon as possible is encouraged.   


Copies of the proposed rule for repeal and the proposed rule for adoption may be accessed on the Department’s website http://www.dws.state.nm.us or obtained from Attorney Rudolph Arnold Tel.: (505) 841-8672 rudolph.arnold@state.nm.us.  The proposed amendments to the rule will be made available at least thirty days prior to the hearings.


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 Attorney Rudolph Arnold as soon as possible.  The Department requests at least ten (10) days advance notice to provide requested special accommodations.





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