New Mexico Unemployment

New Mexico Unemployment Benefits

*Be sure to use your correct mailing address when filing for in New Mexico (you will be receiving necessary documentation and claimant information). If the mail does not reach you, your NM benefits can be delayed and/or eligibility may change.

Your compensation will require qualified applicants to file New Mexico weekly claims after your initial filing here (NM calender weeks begin on Sunday, and complete on Saturday).


New Mexico State Unemployment

New Mexico claim applicants will be asked a series of different questions pertaining to their claimant status, such as:
  • Did you quit your job or were you laid off?
  • Have you refused work that was offered to you after losing your previous employment?
  • Are you physically able to work full-time?
  • Were you self-employed?

All first time claim applicants will be required to state all hours and wages earned while they were employed, in addition to any Worker's Compensation payments earned, bonuses, profit sharing, or commissions in salary obtained during employment.

All filing applicants are required to include whether or not they have applied for retirement compensation in the online application (in which case benefits would be reduced, depending on each claimant).

New Mexico Unemployment Extension

    Common Reasons for Ineligibility:
  • If you quit your job without "good cause".
  • If you are fired due to misconduct.
  • If you refuse to work without "good cause" to.
  • If you file a claim while already being employed.
  • If you are not working because of a strike or type of industry/labor dispute. Exceptions can be made during a "lockout".
  • In some cases, if you suffer from a loss of work due to a strike even though you are not involved with the strike, you cannot collect New Mexico state benefits.

Extended New Mexico Benefits: Extended compensation may be awarded to applicants who maintain all eligibility requirements and/or pursue New Mexico Career Training during their time unemployed.

Regarding Filing Mistakes: Any mistake made during the New Mexico claims process can be corrected by simply press the "back" button on your browser to correct your answer.

New Mexico Unemployment Weekly Certification

Individuals who file state are required to file a weekly claim certification no longer than 2 weeks from the end of the calender week currently being claimed.

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