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Unemployment Insurance Operations Center Closed on Memorial Day

Website and Automated Toll-Free Phone Option Available

For Immediate Release                                                                                                                                                                 

May 23, 2014


Contact:  Joy Forehand

Office: 505.841.8450

Media Inquiries: 505.250.3926



Unemployment Insurance Operations Center Closed on Memorial Day

Website and Automated Toll-Free Phone Option Available


(Albuquerque) – All New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions’ offices, including the Unemployment Insurance Operations Center, will be closed on Monday, May 26, 2014 for Memorial Day. The department urges claimants to plan accordingly.


The Unemployment Insurance Tax & Claims System (www.jobs.state.nm.us) is available online from 4 a.m. – 7 p.m. Sunday through Friday, and the Unemployment Insurance weekly certification phone option, 1-877-664-6984, will be available 24-hours a day for normal self-service functions. Customer Service Agents in the Unemployment Insurance Operations Center will be available when normal business hours resume on Tuesday, May 27 at 8:00 a.m.  The normal business hours of the Unemployment Insurance Operations Center are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.


Additional information about the Unemployment Insurance Program, the Unemployment Insurance Tax & Claims System, and the Department of Workforce Solutions is available on our webpage at www.dws.state.nm.us. For the latest announcements and updates, follow us on Twitter (twitter.com/NMDWS) and our official YouTube channel (youtube.com/user/nmdws). 



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