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NMDWS News Release-November 24, 2020: Unemployment insurance Operations Center Closed Thursday and

For Immediate Release

November 24, 2020

Contact: Stacy Johnston

Acting Public Information Officer


Unemployment Insurance Operations Center Closed Thursday and Friday in Observance of Thanksgiving Unemployment Insurance Tax & Claims System Available Online

(Albuquerque, NM) – All New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions’ (NMDWS) offices, including the Unemployment Insurance (UI) Operations Center, will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The department urges claimants to plan accordingly.

The Unemployment Insurance Tax & Claims System ( is available online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Customer Service Agents in the Unemployment Insurance Operations Center will be available when extended business hours resume on Monday, November 30, at 7:00am. The extended business hours of the Unemployment Insurance Operations Center are 7:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.

NMDWS would like to remind all eligible UI claimants that Thursday, November 26 is a federal holiday. Some banking institutions and the U.S. Postal Service will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving. This may result in a delay of banking transactions for UI debit card and direct deposit benefit payment recipients.

Additional information about the Unemployment Insurance program, the Unemployment Insurance Tax & Claims System, and COVID-19 information for affected workers and businesses is available on our website at For the latest announcements and updates, follow us on Twitter (, Instagram (, Facebook (, and our official YouTube channel ( nmdws).




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