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Does This Law Apply to My Organization in New Mexico?

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Author: XpertHR Editorial Team

Below are some of the most significant employment-related New Mexico laws applying to private employers and which employers must comply with each law. Be aware that there are other laws an employer might need to follow that are not listed here.


Law1 Covered Employers2

1Laws link to primary coverage on XpertHR.com; the law may be addressed in other places on XpertHR.com as well.
2Where "All employers" is listed, there may still be limited exceptions, such as agricultural employers or employers that employ only family members.

Breastfeeding breaks law All employers
Caregiver Leave Act All employers
Child labor laws All employers
Dee Johnson Clean Indoor Air Act All employers
Fair Pay for Women Act All employers
Health care continuation law All employers
Job reference immunity law All employers
Jury duty leave law All employers
Minimum Wage Act All employers
New Mexico Human Rights Act (NMHRA) Employers with four or more employees (15 or more employees for discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity; 50 or more employees for discrimination based on spousal affiliation)
Occupational Health and Safety Act All employers
Payment of wages law All employers
Promoting Financial Independence for Victims of Domestic Abuse Act All employers
Reemployment of Persons in Armed Forces Act All employers
Safe driving laws All employers
Unemployment Compensation Law All employers
Volunteer Emergency Responder Job Protection Act All employers
Voting leave law All employers
Workers' Compensation Act All employers