L&E Global’s Global Employment Law Highlights Spring 2014 report covers the latest trends in employment law throughout the world. L&E Global remains committed to offering our clients, HR professionals and academics the most comprehensive legal insight from around the world, now and in the future.
An International Guide to Employment Law Across 26 Jurisdictions offers analysis on a host of employment law matters, ranging from hiring foreign nationals and business transfers to wages, annual leave and working time.
This comprehensive publication includes contributions from 15 L&E Global member firms and will be a valuable resource for all HR professionals.
Social Security The social security system in Mexico is governed by the Social Security Law (LSS) of 1995, which went into effect on July 1st, 1997, and is responsible for administering social security programs. The IMSS is a quasi-official entity, under tripartite (government-worker-employer) management, whose executive director is appointed by the President of the Republic. […]
Employees’ Rights in Case of a Transfer of Undertaking In connection with the sale of a business or transfer of undertaking, the FLL generally requires the acquiring entity to retain the selling entity’s workers, as well as to assume existing benefit liabilities, regardless of whether the benefits are privately sponsored (e.g., company-sponsored medical insurance) or […]
Brief Description of Employees’ and Employers’ Associations A union is defined under the law as “the association of workers or employers for the study, advancement, and defence of their respective interests.” It follows from this definition that labour unions may not include both workers and management members. Rights and Importance of Trade Unions Trade unions […]
Grounds for Termination Under Mexican labour law, “integrity at work” is mandatory behaviour for the employee. An employee is deemed to act with integrity when the work is carried out with intense effort, care, and attention, in the agreed-upon time, place, and manner. “Lack of integrity” is a generic cause for dismissal. Collective Dismissals There […]
Salary In August 2018, Luisa Maria Alcalde, who will be the Minister of Labour during AMLO’s administration, announced that she will propose a minimum daily wage of MXP $102.00 (USD $5.30 approx.) for 2019. In this way, the increase will be MXP $13.60 (around USD $0.70). This proposal has already been commented on by the […]
Minimum Requirements Written employment agreements in Mexico are mandatory. Every employee must enter into an individual employment agreement with the employer and set out the terms and conditions of the employment. There is no ‘employment-at-will’ in Mexico. Every employment agreement contains an implied relationship of mutual trust and confidence. Furthermore, employment agreements cannot contain an […]
L&E Global’s Special Report on International Restructurings covers the types of restructuring methods available to employers, provides statistical analysis on restructuring activities throughout Europe, North America, and the South Pacific, details efforts to improve or minimize restructuring and highlights restructuring trends in the L&E Global member countries. This report is an example of L&E Global’s […]