Lowe’s is one of three companies chosen by the New Mexico Department of Economic Development to receive cash incentives to create nonretail service or manufacturing jobs, according to an article in the New Mexico Business Weekly.
The Job Training Incentive Program board approved $357,918 for the Lowe's customer support center in Albuquerque to help the company train 150 new employees. Ultimately, Lowe’s said it plans to staff the center with 600 employees. So far, it has hired approximately half that number.
The Job Training program also approved $40,104 for two jobs at JackRabbit Systems in Santa Fe and $14,400 for two jobs at Plenish Inc. in Taos.
JackRabbit Systems is