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Employer Liability: New Mexico

Employer Liability requirements for other states

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

Author: Susan Borowski


  • New Mexico considers some practices by private employers to be punishable by fines and/or imprisonment. See Private Employer Liability.
  • The Public Employee Bargaining Act lists unfair labor practices by public employers, for which the Public Employee Labor Relations Board can seek administrative remedies. See Public Employer Liability.
  • The Whistleblower Protection Act provides liability for public employers that retaliate against a public employee for reporting an unlawful or improper act. See Whistleblower Protection Act.