New Mexico needs every worker it can get
8 Aug 2022
After 45 years in the business, Luis Terrazas is finishing up perhaps his worst construction project ever. At age 77, the Silver City homebuilder is literally doing the job himself.
“He can’t get anybody to come to work,” said his son, state Rep. Luis Terrazas. “He’s always like ‘this is my last one.’ But this made it for sure the last one. His struggle with a lack of employees has made sure he’s going to retire.”
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A new program designed to boost employment opportunities in rural northern New Mexico is getting $6.4 million in federal support. State and federal officials on Wednesday announced the grant intended to get more residents working in health care, construction and other skilled trades. Read full article.