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NMDWS News Release-May 19, 2021: Virtual Town Hall-Work Search Requirements to Receive UI Benefits &

For Immediate Release

May 19, 2021

Contact: Stacy Johnston

Acting Public Information Officer


Virtual Town Hall - Work Search Requirements to Receive UI Benefits & Resources Available

(Albuquerque, NM) – The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (NMDWS) is hosting a virtual town hall discussion, Thursday, May 20, 2021 in regards to work search requirements for Unemployment Insurance (UI) in New Mexico. This requirement, which had been suspended due to the COVID-19 health emergency, was reinstated for New Mexicans receiving unemployment insurance benefits on May 9, 2021. Work search is a federal requirement to receive unemployment insurance benefits.

Virtual Town Hall

WHO: New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions, Acting Cabinet Secretary Ricky Serna

WHAT: Virtual Town Hall for individuals receiving Unemployment Insurance to discuss work search requirements and available resources

WHERE: Register to attend the event through this link.

WHEN: 5:30 p.m., Thursday, May 20, 2021

This Virtual Town Hall has a capacity limit but will be recorded and made available on the NMDWS official YouTube page at after the event.




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