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New Mexico waives job search requirements amid pandemic

Added 10-20-20 01:03:02am EST - “The spike in reported COVID-19 infections has prompted New Mexico labor officials to continue waiving until further notice job search requirements for those receiving unemployment benefits.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “New Mexico waives job search requirements amid pandemic”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - The spike in reported COVID-19 infections has prompted New Mexico labor officials to continue waiving until further notice job search requirements for those receiving unemployment benefits.

The Department of Workforce Solutions made the announcement Monday on its website, reversing an earlier decision that had required people receiving benefits to report at least two work searches during their weekly certification process beginning Oct. 25.

“With the recent record spike in cases resulting in high hospitalizations, the decision has been made to give New Mexicans more time before work searches are required,” Department Secretary Bill McCamley said in a statement.

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The agency also is delaying the opening of its offices for in-person visits to limit the spread of the virus. Officials are encouraging people to use the department’s workforce website to file claims and access job training opportunities and other career services.

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