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MEXICO - An Overview of the Recent Labor Law Reform in Mexico

The new labor law of Mexico regulates the modifications made to Article 123 of the Constitution that became into force on February 2017, modifications that correspond to the commitments assumed by Mexico due to its interest to be part in the Transpacific Partnership Agreement (“TPP”), and to the execution and ratification of Convention 98 of the International Labor Organization (“ILO”) regarding Right to Organize and Collective Bargaining.

North America

MEXICO - Collective (Traditional Labor) Law Reform

The Mexican Congress approved the reform to the Federal Labor Law (“FLL”) and several related pieces of legislation, which was published in the Official Federal Gazette on May 1, 2019, having as main purposes: 1) adopting the Constitutional provisions in matters of labor and employment justice and collective bargaining which were enacted in February 2017; 2) implementing the principles of the Convention 98 of the International Labor Organization; and, 3) fulfilling the commitments acquired by Mexico in labor matters during the negotiation of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).