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Mar 27th, 2020
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The the COVID-19 situation, New Mexico Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (NM-DVR) has 800 numbers that can be accessed 24-hours a day. The list is available on their website: http://www.dvr.state.nm.us/locations-contact-us.aspx

NM-DVR can continue to receive eligibility applications submitted through their website https://referral.dvr.nm.gov/

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Mar 26th, 2020
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The Department of Workforce Solutions will not be charging employers for benefits paid out to claimants. Non-charging of employers for all qualified claims shall begin with claims filed as of March 16th or later until further notice. Non-chargeability only applies in the event that employers respond timely and adequately to all correspondence and communications from the Department. Employers that fail to timely or adequately respond remain potentially liable in accordance with NMAC 11.3.300.308.

Waiver of the charges for new claims related to COVID-19 separations will apply to both reimbursable and contributory employers.  

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USDOL released their Unemployment ... Continue Reading
Mar 25th, 2020
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USDOL’s Wage and Hour Division published their first round of Families First Coronavirus Response Act guidance. This guidance helps answer top questions employers are asking and is available in the form of fact sheets and frequently asked questions. All information and resources can be found on USDOL WHD website at www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic.

 

The New Mexico Workforce Connection System and the Unemployment Insurance Tax & Claims System will be unavailable starting tonight, March 25, 2020 at 10 pm – 12:30 am, due to scheduled maintenance.

 

 

The latest information on COVID-19 and resources around the state can be found at ... Continue Reading

Mar 24th, 2020
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On March 23, 2020, New Mexico Department of Health Secretary Kathy Kunkel announced a new public health emergency order suspending operations of all businesses and nonprofit entities except for those deemed essential, and further restricting mass gatherings due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

All New Mexicans must immediately heed the directive to stay home except as needed to maintain continuity of functions critical to public health and safety.

This list does not include government services, which are unaffected by this order. State government has already implemented telework policies for all employees who are able to work from home; local governments have ... Continue Reading

Mar 24th, 2020
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PUBLIC HEALTH ORDER NEW MEXICO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CABINET SECRETARY KATHYLEEN M. KUNKEL MARCH 23, 2020 Public Health Emergency Order Closing All Businesses and Non-Profit Entities Except for those Deemed Essential and Providing Additional Restrictions on Mass Gatherings Due to COVID-19

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