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EEO - Discrimination: New Mexico

Discrimination requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Lisa Mann, Jennifer Noya, Modrall Sperling


  • The New Mexico Human Rights Act prohibits employers from discriminating against employees or applicants based on various protected classes. See Discrimination Under the New Mexico Human Rights Act.
  • New Mexico has an equal pay law. See Equal Pay.
  • New Mexico law provides employees and applicants with additional protections based on genetic information, medical marijuana and lactation, among other things. See Additional Protections.
  • Albuquerque has requirements pertaining to discrimination. See Local Requirements.