Rank: No. 5, large workplace category.
Description: The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions is the branch of state government tasked with managing unemployment benefits, as well as with workforce development and ensuring fair labor practices and workforce protections. The department employs 533 New Mexicans, and is being ranked on the Top Workplaces list for the first time this year.
From the Organization: The agency’s mission is to “educate, empower, employ and enforce.”
From the Employees: “I feel like I am making a difference in this time of great need,” one staff member wrote. “People feel desperate and I feel that I can make a difference in these people’s lives.”