Notice of Rulemaking Hearing

The proposed regulation amends NMAC, the Energy Transition Act subsection of the State Apprenticeship Policy Manual, to include the specific apprentice requirements for applicable projects and to clarify the responsibilities of NMDWS in enforcing the apprentice ratio.

NMDWS announces launch of new podcast: “Good Job New Mexico”

The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (NMDWS) launched the first episode of its first agency-wide podcast. Good Job New Mexico provides a platform for conversations with New Mexico workers from all walks of life about various jobs they’ve worked, how they’ve gotten to where they are, and where they might be headed. The Department hopes the format will provide inspiring stories for anyone’s career journey.

$100,000 awarded in unpaid wages in case settlement

NMDWS enforces zero tolerance stance on underpayment or nonpayment of wages
The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (NMDWS) Office of the General Counsel announce successful court settlement against 505 Burgers Farmington LLC in the amount of $100,000 for violations of New Mexico’s wage statutes.

New Mexico's Unemployment Rate was 3.8% in March 2024

New Mexico’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.8 percent in March, down from 3.9 percent in February and up from 3.6 percent in the previous year. The national unemployment rate in March was 3.8 percent, down from 3.9 percent in February and up from 3.5 percent in March 2023.


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    Develop, create, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions. Design software or customize software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency.

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    Assemble, install, alter, and repair pipelines or pipe systems that carry water, steam, air, or other liquids or gases. May install heating and cooling equipment and mechanical control systems.

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    Raise, place, and unite iron or steel girders, columns, and other structural members to form completed structures or structural frameworks. May erect metal storage tanks and assemble prefabricated metal buildings.

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    Perform preliminary work with the material and tools of the trade; residential and commercial rough wiring and finish work including the installation of various kinds of wires, cables, and conduits per the National Electrical Code; industrial lighting and service installation; motors controls and installation including emergency generators, relays, and timing devices.

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