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.
As part of the economic package approved by the Federal Congress for 2016, several provisions of the Income Tax Law having a collateral effect on labor relations were amended and took effect on January 1, 2016. According to this Tax Reform: Company contributions to savings funds will be tax deductible only when granted on a […]
A Circuit Court on Administrative Matters issued an opinion according to which decisions of a labor relationship due to pregnancy or not hiring a female employee for being pregnant must be considered a discriminatory act based on sex as it may only affect women, which is forbidden by the Mexican Constitution.
a) on November 20, 2015, the First National Meeting of Local Commissions to Prevent and Eradicate Child Work and Protection of Young in Working Age took place. Among its objectives, the Intersecretarial Commission to Prevent and Eradicate Child Work (CITI) pursues a gradual decline of child work until its eradication, and the protection of young […]
The Second Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice issued a binding opinion, which provides that if during a trial an employer renders as evidence an employee’s resignation letter and payment receipt for the accrued salaries and benefits upon termination, and the said receipt is signed by the employer and employee, it becomes a bilateral […]
On October 27, Draft Official Standard PROY-NOM-034-STPS-2015 was published in the Official Gazette, which provides for safety conditions for the accessibility and development of activities assigned to disabled employees in the work centers. This Draft Standard complements the Federal Health and Safety Regulations published in the Official Gazette on November 11, 2014 and its objectives […]
On October 19, the Determination of Effect of Mexican Standard NMX-R-025-SCFI-2015 was published in the Official Gazette. This document was jointly issued by the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare, the National Institute for Women and the National Council to Prevent Discrimination. This Official Standard provides for certain requirements so public, private and social work […]
On October 23, the Senate approved, with modifications, a constitutional reform that will allow deindexing the minimum wage. This means that it will no longer be used as index, unit, base, measure or reference for purposes different from its labor nature. Due to the changes, the bill was returned to the Chamber of Deputies for […]