A Guanajuato Court issued non-binding but illustrative criteria on which it determined that the granting of extra benefits for a defined period is not supposed be permanently recognized. Therefore, if, at trial, it is demonstrated that the worker received extralegal benefit for a certain period, in the absence of proof that it was agreed indefinitely, […]
The Secretariat of Labour and Welfare signed an accord agreement with Grupo Bimbo S.A.B. de C.V. The agreement promotes the voluntary incorporation of all of Grupo’s plants in Mexico to the Self-Management of Health and Safety at the Work Program. The Self-Management of Health and Safety at the Work Program promotes companies that establish and […]
The Court in the nation’s capital determined that the reform to article 48, paragraph two, of the Federal Labour Law, relative to limiting payment of back pay – wages since the date of the termination – for up to twelve months, is not contrary to Mexico’s Political Constitution. By limiting back pay to only twelve […]
The new minimum age for child labor is 15 years old. The Labor Law has been amended in order to protect this sector of the population and to more effectively regulate the working conditions of minors. For the labor authorities, it is a complex task to oversee compliance of this legislation, due to the very […]
The tax law allows employers to deduct, from the Income Tax, expenses made for dining room and food vouchers. In order to do so, the employer must comply with the rules laid down in the food legislation. The regulations specifying these rules were issued, but these should comply with the rules established in the food […]
If an IMSS worker has a disability pension, according to the CBA, the worker cannot be a beneficiary of a retirement pension for years of service, because he cannot receive two pensions. If the worker has a disability pension, the subsequent application of the retirement pension for years of service is irrelevant, since both are […]
Based on the interpretation of the Mexican Constitution, in case the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) is sued, the Federal Labor Court hears and rules on the dispute. If the IMSS is sued supplementary or consequentially, it is the Local Labor Court who hears the case. In case of a dismissal requiring payment of contributions […]
The employment agreement between worker and Company which is normally used to terminate the employment relationship which is signed before the Conciliation and Arbitration Board shall no longer be subject to an annulment action before the Board, because the Supreme Court determined that legal certainty should be given to these agreements. Previously, even after signing […]
For employers with operations in multiple jurisdictions, litigation over disputes related to employment matters is a very real concern, which applies to every sector of industry, in every region of the world. This comprehensive publication includes contributions from 18 L&E Global firms and will be a valuable resource for all HR professionals.
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