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.
Updated to reflect forthcoming amendments to the workers' compensation law.
Updated to reflect forthcoming data breach security law.
Updated to reflect forthcoming developments relating to data breaches.
Updated to include forthcoming military leave law amendments.
Updated to reflect forthcoming military leave law amendments.
A roundup of the comprehensive state coverage XpertHR offers to help New Mexico employers ensure they are compliant with state employment laws.