March 26, 2020 - From New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions - The Daily Source
The Daily Source
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.
Things to note:
The latest information on COVID-19 and resources around the state can be found at https://www.newmexico.gov/.
Be safe, practice social distancing, and please feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions or concerns.
Remember to be patient and kind with each other. We’re in this as a team.