As a reminder, the following COVID-19 related federal unemployment programs are set to expire on Sept. 4, 2021:
- Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC)
- Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)
- Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) and PEUC-A
- Mixed Earner Unemployment Compensation (MEUC)
How can employers prepare?
Through Ready NM, a cross-agency partnership between the Higher Education Department, Department of Workforce Solutions, and New Mexico Workforce Connection, employers and job seekers can access a one-stop shop of resources and services to ramp employment back up. What sort of services can employers access through Ready NM?
- hiring incentives
- hiring assistance
- apprenticeship programs
- and more