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The federal stimulus bill passed Friday will expand unemployment insurance benefits, and an estimated 62,000 self-employed workers in New Mexico who previously weren't eligible for unemployment insurance will soon be able to apply, the Department of Workforce Solutions said in a news release Saturday.
The federal expansion of unemployment insurance benefits, known as Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, opens eligibility for independent contractors, the self-employed and "gig economy" workers, who…
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Many self-employed New Mexicans will be eligible for unemployment benefits