Requirements for Foreign Employees to Work For any employer, at least 90% of its employees must be Mexican nationals. In addition, all technical and professional employees must be Mexican nationals, unless there are no Mexican nationals qualified in a particular specialised field, in which case the employer is allowed to temporarily employ technical and professional […]
Employment Law Across 27 Jurisdictions 2016, an L&E Global and Clyde & Co joint publication, provides a brief outline of the employment law regime across 27 key jurisdictions throughout the globe.
During the III International Forum on Employment Public Policies which took place in Marrakech, Morocco, Guy Ryder, General Director of the International Labor Organization (ILO) congratulated Mexico’s Federal Government for its achievements on labor matters, especially for the reduction of the unemployment rate and labor informality.
The Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare is still working on the new reform to the Federal Labor Law, mainly focused on Labor Justice Administration.
Second Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice finally resolved on the constitutionality of Article 48, second paragraph of the Federal Labor Law. According to the Court’s binding opinion, this legal provision only rules in a different way how severance should be calculated, but it neither violates the constitutional principle of progressivity nor breaches any […]
For employers with operations in multiple jurisdictions, litigation over disputes related to employment matters is a very real and increasingly significant concern, which applies to every sector of industry, in every region of the world. This comprehensive publication includes contributions from 28 key jurisdictions across 5 continents and will be a valuable resource for all […]
A topic that has caused a stir in recent months is a new Reform to the Federal Labor Law, with the primary objective of improving Labor Justice administration to make it quick, thorough, impartial and effective. This reform will approach the main problems of ordinary labor justice: inadequacy or lack of conciliation; increase of individual […]
On January 27, 2016 a Constitutional Reform to deindex the Minimum Wage was published in the Official Gazette and became effective the following day. This reform is intended to allow the Minimum Wage to be enough to satisfy the ordinary needs of a family in the material, social and cultural scopes, and provide for a […]
The Second Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice issued a binding opinion according to which, in order to provide certainty about the legal performance of the summons for a labor trial, the Board’s officer should add to the file, a copy of the order to await its notification; this, when the illegality argued is […]
The Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare reported 394,257 employer inspections in 2015; the most recurring topics were general work conditions, health and safety, teaching and training, and verification of data.