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For Immediate Release March 30, 2020
Contact: Stacy Johnston Acting Public Information Officer 505.250.3926
NMDWS receives over 586,000 calls after Pandemic Unemployment Assistance announcement
(Albuquerque, NM)– For individuals who fall under the category of Independent contractor, self-employed, or gig economy worker, do not contact the Unemployment Insurance (UI) Operations center or file a claim online until the department announces the availability of benefits. The department anticipates Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) benefits will become available in a few weeks.
Announcements will be made when the additional PUA benefits will be offered for independent contractors, self-employed, and gig economy workers.
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NOTICE OF SPECIAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING
SOUTHWESTERN AREA WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD
The Executive Committee for The Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board will meet on: Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. In a Virtual Meeting via Zoom or Phone To join meeting by phone, dial: 253-215-8782, then enter Meeting ID: 323 813 951 To join meeting online via Zoom, go to: https://zoom.us/j/323813951
Copies of the agenda can be obtained from Angela Longovia Phone: (575) 740-6484 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will make every effort to provide reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities who wish to attend ... Continue Reading
For Immediate Release
March 28, 2020
Contact: Stacy Johnston
Acting Public Information Officer
NMDWS prepares to provide Pandemic Unemployment Assistance
Notice of implementation of new filing system to go into effect Monday
(Albuquerque, NM) – On March 27, federal lawmakers passed a COVID-19 stimulus bill that will expand Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits, referred to as Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA). This will open eligibility for independent contractors, the self-employed, and gig economy workers who will soon be able to apply for PUA ... Continue Reading