New Mexico HR and Employment Law

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Access key resources that help private employers in New Mexico stay apprised of HR and employment law developments, obtain insights on how the developments compare to related Federal requirements, and customize tools to comply with state and municipal requirements. All are available to XpertHR subscribers; explore them here! You may wish to start with the following state-specific resources:

You can access the full New Mexico Employment Law Manual (over 50 state-specific reference resources) and Employee Handbook templates (over five state-specific handbook policy templates) below, as well as view key state and municipal deadlines, additional state-specific resources and links to key municipal coverage.

XpertHR's Legal Timetable helps you keep track of key compliance dates in New Mexico, as well as other states and municipalities:

January 1, 2019: New Mexico Broadens Form W-2 Filing Requirements

January 1, 2019: Albuquerque, New Mexico, Minimum Wage Increases to $9.20

January 1, 2019: Bernalillo County, New Mexico, Minimum Wage Increases to $9.05

March 1, 2019: Santa Fe County, New Mexico, Minimum Wage Increases to $11.80

March 1, 2019: Santa Fe, New Mexico, Minimum Wage Increases to $11.80

Employee Handbooks

Create or update your New Mexico Handbook with XpertHR's comprehensive state-specific handbook statements. The New Mexico Employee Handbook Table of Contents links to all available handbook statements, including:

EEO Handbook Statement: New Mexico

Domestic Abuse Victim Leave Handbook Statement: New Mexico

Lactation Accommodation Handbook Statement: New Mexico

Smoke-Free Workplace Handbook Statement: New Mexico

Municipality Coverage

Search for local law requirements in the following key municipality:


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A round-up of the comprehensive state coverage XpertHR offers to help New Mexico employers ensure they are compliant with state HR and employment laws.

New Mexico at a Glance