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New Mexico Unemployment Information

For unemployment benefits in New Mexico, you basically need to do the following:

  • Register with the unemployment agency
  • Look for work each week and be willing to accept suitable job offers
  • Accurately document your work search and be willing to provide complete and accurate records when requested by the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions
  • Register for work with New Mexico Workforce Connection

Documentation Requirements:

Weekly records should include a list of your work search activities, including:
  • Date of application
  • Company name and address
  • Person contacted
  • Telephone number, fax number, and/or e-mail address of the employer
  • Type of work applied for
  • Method of contact and results of contact
If you certify by web or phone, you must maintain records at home.

Disclaimer: This is our best attempt at summarizing the rules in New Mexico. For the official details, see New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions.