There are numerous UNM, state and federal resources that can inform and assist you with your employment circumstances. Below is a list of general employment referrals.Counseling, Assistance and Referral Services, (CARS)
CARS promotes a healthy work-life balance by providing on-site services to assist UNM faculty and staff members with professional and personal concerns.Click for CARS WebsiteDepartment of Labor, (DOL) Wage Hour Division
The Wage and Hour Division (WHD) enforces federal minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and child labor requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act. The DOL also enforces the FMLA which is designed to help employees balance their work and family responsibilities by allowing them to take reasonable unpaid leave for certain family and medical reasons.Click for DOL WebsiteEqual Employment Opportunity Commission, (EEOC)
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.Click for EEOC WebsiteOccupational Health and Safety Administration, (OSHA)
With the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Congress created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to ensure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.
OSHA Website:Click for OSHA WebsiteNew Mexico Human Rights Division
The Human Rights Act was enacted in 1969 to ensure that all New Mexicans are protected from discrimination in employment, housing, credit and public accommodation. The Human Rights Bureau is responsible for enforcing the Human Rights Act under the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions.Click for NM Human Rights WebsiteNew Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions
The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions strives to be a leader in improving employment and poverty rates through workforce development, enhanced services for employers, and ensuring fair labor practices and workforce protections for New Mexicans. This department administers the state unemployment benefits.Click for NM Workforce Solution Website