Unemployment Insurance: New Mexico
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: Iris L. M. Ring and Barbara G. Stephenson, Sheehan & Sheehan, P.A.
- Most employers doing business in New Mexico are subject to the New Mexico Unemployment Compensation Law. See Employer Coverage.
- Claimants must meet certain requirements in order to be eligible for unemployment benefits. See Employee Eligibility.
- Under certain circumstances, workers may not qualify for unemployment benefits. See Disqualification From Benefits.
- Unemployment benefits will generally last for up to 26 weeks. See Benefits.
- An employer must respond within a certain time frame after receiving a notice of the filing of a claim. See Filing Claims.
- Employers must follow specified notice, posting and recordkeeping requirements. See Notice and Posting Requirements; Recordkeeping Requirements.