unemployment

New Mexico looks to expand job safety workforce

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – New Mexico is looking to hire more than 30 new state workers who will be part of its Occupational Safety and Health program. The New Mexico Environment Department announced Tuesday that it will be hosting hiring events next week in Las Cruces, Santa Fe, and Albuquerque

Las Cruces Job Fair Planned For November 4

The City of Las Cruces Economic Development Department and the New Mexico Workforce Connection will partner to promote a free Job Fair. The event will be from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 4, 2021 at the Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University Ave. Free workshops will be conducted for those

Ojo Spa Resorts looking to hire new employees as business booms

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The search for relaxation has local spa businesses like Ojo Santa Fe flooded with calls of people requesting appointments. “It’s hard to imagine, but as recently as about six months ago, we were closed,”  said James Walker, the marketing director for Ojo Spa Resorts.

Unemployment system woes persist one year into pandemic

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — More people are coming forward with their issues over unemployment benefits in New Mexico.  For some New Mexicans, they said they believe they’re receiving too little, while others said they’re being forced to pay back some of the benefits they’ve received.