Hours Worked: New Mexico
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: Quentin Smith and Barbara G. Stephenson, Sheehan & Sheehan, P.A.
- New Mexico also has no statutory or regulatory requirements describing how activities such as training, sleeping, and preliminary and postliminary activities by employees are treated. See Overview.
- In New Mexico, nursing mothers do receive special consideration for breaks. See Break Periods.
- In New Mexico there also is a requirement for payment of travel time under certain circumstances. See Travel Time.
- In the absence of state law guidance on numerous hours worked questions, employers should refer to regulations under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).