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WCA Quarterly Bulletin

May 2, 2019 / Member Services Representative / WCA

The Spring 2019 issue of the NM WCA’s Quarterly Bulletin is now posted and available on our website: https://workerscomp.nm.gov/NMWCA-Publications It this issue, we honor National Worker Memorial Day by writing about some of the state’s workers who suffered fatal workplace accidents in 2018. You’ll also read about some of the latest stats on the Uninsured […]

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NMSC Issues Mandate for Ag-Employers to Provide WC Benefits

August 13, 2016 / Member Services / Announcements, WCA

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – On Thursday, August 4, 2016, the New Mexico Supreme Court issued its mandate in case No. S-1-SC-35426: Noe Rodriguez v. Brand West Dairy and New Mexico Uninsured Employers Fund, consolidated with Maria Angelica Aguirre v. M.A. & Sons Chili Products and Food Industry Self Insurance Fund of New Mexico. The Court ruled […]

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New Mexico Supreme Court Rules Farm and Ranch Laborers Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits

August 4, 2016 / Member Services / Announcements, WCA

On Thursday, June 30, 2016, the New Mexico Supreme Court ruled that the exclusion of farm and ranch laborers from the Workers’ Compensation Act is unconstitutional. In a press release from the NM Workers’ Compensation Administration, the Administration stated that it intends to fully enforce the Supreme Court’s decision, upon issuance of its mandate, by requiring coverage for […]

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