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NM unemployment rate hits 14-year low, still the worst in the country

76 Views  Â Although the unemployment rate dropped to 4.5 % in July. New Mexico still has the worst rate in the country. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico’s unemployment rate is the lowest it’s been since 2008 and the governor was proud of it. Although the unemployment rate dropped to 4.5 %

Why does New Mexico have a worker shortage?

138 Views  Â NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The so-called “Great Resignation” has upended the U.S. workforce. In New Mexico, it’s even caused a shortage of 911 dispatchers among many other industries New Mexicans rely on. It’s a complex issue, but the state’s Department of Workforce Solutions recently researched the issue. Here’s what they found.

New Amazon fulfillment center coming to Los Lunas

99 Views  Â LOS LUNAS, N.M. – Amazon confirmed early Wednesday a lease agreement and plans for a new fulfillment center in Los Lunas.  According to the company, the 1-million square foot center will create over 600 full-time jobs, with comprehensive benefits, as it launches in 2023.

WCA Director Robert E. Doucette, Jr., Confirmed by Senate

86 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE – Robert E. Doucette, Jr., was unanimously confirmed (31-0) to become the 10th Director of the Workers’ Compensation Administration (WCA) at a hearing on Friday, February 11, 2022. Doucette previously served as a Deputy Director at the WCA from April 2011 until May 2015, during which time

Albuquerque Isotopes annual job fair held online

104 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Isotopes annual job fair will be online this year. The team announced that the event will be done exclusively online for the dozen of jobs that open for the upcoming season.