Thursday, January 22, 2009

Job Losses

The year started with continuing deterioration in the situation for wage employment in New Mexico. For the week of January 3, there were 1,626 new claims for unemployment filed in New Mexico, up 478, or 42%, from the same week in 2008.
The week of January 10 saw 3,165 new claims, up 1,613 from a year ago and more than double the 1,552 claims filed during the week in 2008.

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