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Mar 31st, 2020
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From the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Coronivirus Emergency Loans Small Business Guide and Checklist

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocated $350 billion to help small businesses keep workers employed amid the pandemic and economic downturn. Known as the Paycheck Protection Program, the initiative provides 100% federally guaranteed loans to small businesses.

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Mar 30th, 2020
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Mar 30th, 2020
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News Release

 

 

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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Mar 30th, 2020
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PUBLIC NOTICE

 

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:  angela1@sccog-nm.com

 

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

Mar 28th, 2020
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News Release

 

For Immediate Release

March 28, 2020

 

Contact: Stacy Johnston

Acting Public Information Officer

505.250.3926

 

 

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