Many Las Cruces municipal employees back to in-person work

Las Cruces News

Credit: City of Las Cruces

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Many municipal employees of New Mexico’s second most populous city who have worked remotely during the pandemic are back at their regular work sites.

Most city workers were deemed essential and worked on site during the pandemic, but up to 40 percent of the workforce had been working remotely.

The Las Cruces Sun-News reports that changed in the past week when employees were ordered to return to in-person work under a phase-in approach that has returning employees working on site at least three days a week.

The city cited Dona Ana County’s declining daily coronavirus case numbers and increasing vaccinations.

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