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Apr 22nd, 2011
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New Mexico's Latest Unemployment Rate Shows Improvement

The following is an excerpt taken from the Employment News Release, published by the NM Department of Workforce Solutions.

New Mexico's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 8.1 percent in March 2011, down from 8.7 percent in February and 8.2 percent a year ago. The national unemployment rate dropped to 8.8 percent. The over-the-month unemployment rate decline was unusually large and may be subject to later revision. The March unemployment rate estimate fell to a level similar to those posted early last year. The rate gradually increased through the remainder of 2010 before peaking in January ... Continue Reading

Apr 21st, 2011
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WORKFORCE BOARDPRESS RELEASE

For Immediate ReleaseApril 21, 2011

EMPLOYERS CAN BE REIMBURSED UP TO 90% FOR TRAINING WAGES

Elephant Butte - The New Mexico Workforce Connection Centers have funds available to assist employers with up to 90% of their training wages depending on employer size through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. 

This training program is designed to assist employers by decreasing training costs on new hires within their businesses through on-the-job training.  Employers participating in this program can potentially save thousands of dollars in training costs per employee.

Employers interested in obtaining more information may contact one of the New Mexico Workforce Connection Centers listed ... Continue Reading

Nov 17th, 2010
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Nov 17th, 2010
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The temporary location for the workforce center received over 800 visits from employers, job seekers and youth last week.

The Las Cruces Workforce Connection relocated all its services and programs to the vacant City of Las Cruces City Hall building at 200 N. Church in downtown Las Cruces on October 15, 2010, says Richard Wagner, the site manager. This building will serve as a temporary location until expansion and remodeling is completed in the building on Alameda.

Ample space is provided for all staff including Workforce Investment Act, Veterans, Migrant Seasonal Farm Worker, Labor Exchange, Job Corps, plus all of the other ... Continue Reading

Oct 30th, 2010
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New Mexico's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 8.2% in September 2010, down from 8.3% in August. The national unemployment rate remained at 9.6%. View the employment report.

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