HR and Employment Law Resources for New Mexico

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New Mexico is considered to be both an employee and an employer-friendly state. Examples of this middle of the road ground can be seen by comparing the following: the state does not ban a private employer from using an applicant’s criminal history; however, it does add certain protected classes not recognized under federal law, such as gender identity.

This page is a round-up of the state and municipal laws in New Mexico.

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