Effective May 20, 2020, the "Protect Our Voices Act" will prohibit private employers in New Mexico from requiring an employee to sign a nondisclosure provision of a settlement agreement relating to claims of sexual harassment, discrimination or retaliation.
With the federal minimum wage remaining unchanged for more than 10 years now, states and localities are filling in the gap with new minimum wage laws or increases to existing minimum wages.
New Mexico has passed a new law expressly allowing employers and labor organizations to enter into union security agreements.and voiding several local right-to-work laws.
Unlike many states, New Mexico will not adjust its minimum wage for inflation every year after the $12 minimum wage kicks in.
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