Tag Archives: leisure and hospitality

More job losses for New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB)–New Mexico’s job market continues to feel the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The State Department of Workforce Solutions says more than 54,000 jobs were lost between October of 2019 and October of this year, a drop of 6.3 percent. The Leisure and hospitality sector continues to feel the brunt of the¬†downturn, losing…MORE

New Mexico’s jobless rate falls

Santa Fe, NM (KKOB)–A little bit of improvement in New Mexico’s unemployment picture. The State Department of Workforce Solutions says the jobless rate in September was 9.4 percent. Historically, that’s very high, but it’s less than the 11.4 percent rate in August. A year ago, the unemployment rate was only 4.8 percent. Between September of…MORE

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