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13 Weeks of extended Unemployment benefits now available

Posted on April 29, 2020

All CARES Act benefits are 100% federally funded

(Albuquerque, NM) – An additional 13 weeks of benefits is available to individuals who have exhausted their regular state Unemployment Insurance claim with a benefit year that ended on or after July 1, 2019.

There are two ways to file for PEUC:
ONLINE by going to the New Mexico Workforce Connection Online System at www.jobs.state.nm.us. Individuals can then access the UI Tax & Claims System. On the left navigation menu, individuals will click on “Apply for Federal Extension Benefits”

BY PHONE at 1-877-664-6984. The department will continue to operate under extended hours for the Unemployment Insurance Operations Center with the hours of 7am – 7pm Monday through Friday.