Alamogordo NM Unemployment Career Center Office

Alamogordo Work Force Connection Otero County

901 Alaska Ave
Alamogordo, NM 88310
Phone: 575-437-9210
Fax: 575-437-6312

Alamogordo NM Unemployment Career Center Office – New Mexico Department Of Workforce Solutions provide individuals seeking employment all the latest tools to find and keep that special job. Employers will find assistance in recruiting new employees including a national job listing network, applicant screening, and space in the centers to conduct testing and employment interview.

What is required of me to get NM Unemployment Insurance Benefits?

  • You must register for work services within 14 days of filing your claim for UI benefits.
  • You must develop a good work search plan.
  • You must register for work on NM Department of Workforce Solutions website www.dws.state.nm.us
  • You must actively search for work while on UI Benefits.
  • You must report all income (part time or full time) if you get a job.
  • As soon as you begin working full-time, you must discontinue certifying for benefits.
  • For assistance you can call a UI Call 1-877-664-6984 or visit www.dws.state.nm.us.

What do I need to file my NM Unemployment Insurance Benefit Claim?

You will need the following information to file your claim:

  • Your Social Security Number (SSN)
  • Your Mailing address and phone number(s) of employer(s) you worked for in last 18 months.
  • The starting and ending dates of your last job (or jobs if more than one employer in last 18 months)
  • If you are a non-citizen, have your alien registration number and expiration date.
  • If you worked during the week you are filing your claim, be sure you know the gross amount (total dollars and cents before any deductions) of your pay before filing
  • Pencil and paper to write down questions and instructions

How do I apply for NM unemployment Insurance Benefits?

  • You can apply online at www.jobs.state.nm.us 
  • You apply over the phone by calling 1-877-664-6984 Monday-Friday, 7:00am-4:30pm.  

What is the Maximum unemployment insurance benefit I can get in New Mexico?

  • The maximum WBA for 2022 is $514.00 per week.
  • The the minimum WBA is $96.00 per week.
  • The minimum qualifying wage for 2022 is $2,332.72.

When do I file for my NM Unemployment Insurance Benefits during the week?

  • You can file on Sundays to Fridays 24 hours a day online at www.jobs.state.nm.us.
  • OR over the phone at 1-877-664-6984 Monday-Friday, 7:00am-5:00pm.

Does NM help me to find a job while on unemployment insurance benefits?

Yes! you will get assistance finding a job!

  • New Mexico Workforce Connection assist you with work search.
  • Their Online System www.jobs.state.nm.us has thousands of jobs with employers looking to hire.
  • You can call your local New Mexico Workforce Connection Center for further assistance. 

What help can I get at a NM Mexico Workforce Connection local office?

  • You can get assistance in writing your professional Resumes.
  • Get training and resources to help upgrade your skills;
  • Get job interview tips including how to present yourself as a strong, confident candidate;
  • Get help answering difficult questions about your work history.
  • Get help overcoming barriers that may be preventing you from getting a job.

Where can I go to get other help, while trying to find a job in New Mexico?

  • Visit the State of New Mexico website www.newmexico.gov for additional assistance.
  • You can also visit  sharenm.org, that list agencies offering help with food, shelter, medical, dental, and mental health care, child care and more.

How do I contact New Mexico Workforce Connection?

 

Physical Address
401 Broadway NE
Albuquerque NM 87102
Mailing Address
PO Box 1928
Albuquerque, NM 87103

Unemployment Insurance Claims Phone Number:  1-877-NM4-MYUI (1-877-664-6984)

Claims and Tax Fax Number: 505-841-8636

Unemployment Insurance Claim Appeals Phone: 1-800-227-7325

Unemployment Insurance Claim Appeals Fax: 505-841-8636

Overpayments/ Collections Phone number: 1-877-664-6984

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