New Mexico Department of Work Force Solutions
The Department of Work Force Solutions is the state labor department that handles labor law related issues in New Mexico. They are the first point of contact for New Mexico employers and employees' labor law questions. Issues that are outside of the Department of Work Force Solutions' scope will be referred to the local office of the Federal Department of Labor. You can contact the Department of Work Force Solutions via these channels:
P.O. Box 1928
401 Broadway, N.E.
Albuquerque, NM 87102-1928
Fax: (505) 841-8491
Federal Department of Labor Offices in New Mexico
There is one branch office of the Federal Department of Labor located in New Mexico. You can contact any of these offices for assistance with Federal labor law related matters, including filing a complaint, requesting labor law posters, claiming unpaid overtime, and more.
US Dept. of Labor
Wage and Hour Division
P.O. Box 907
Albuquerque, NM 87103-0907
500 Gold, SW - Suite 12000
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 248-6100
Contact: George Watkins, District Director
How can the Federal DOL and the Department of Work Force Solutions Help Me?
Both the Federal and State labor departments are here to help employees protect their rights under labor law, and help employers understand and maintain complaince with regulations.
If you are an employee and believe that your employer is violating labor law - for example, paying you less than the New Mexico minimum wage or violating overtime pay laws - call your nearest Department of Labor office and they will be able to advise you of your rights and help you recover any owed wages.
Keep in mind that federal law prevents your employer from retaliating against you in any way for talking to the Department of Labor about potential labor law violations. In addition to the New Mexico state contacts listed on this page, you can call the Federal DOL's national hotline from 8am to 5pm with questions at 1-866-4USWAGE (1-866-487-9243).
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