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  • Sick Leave for All New Mexico Employees Begins July 1: What Employers Should Know

    The New Mexico Healthy Workplaces Act (“NMHWA”) requires all private employers in New Mexico to provide all employees one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked. Employees may use up to 64 hours of earned sick leave per the employer’s defined 12-month period. Employees will be able to use earned sick leave... Continue Reading
    June 24, 2022
  • New Mexico: Private Employers Must Provide Up to 64 Hours of Paid Sick Leave to Employees in 2022

    Beginning on July 1, 2022, New Mexico will join 15 other states (and Washington, D.C.) in requiring private employers to provide paid sick leave to their employees. On April 8, 2021, New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed House Bill 20, thereby enacting the Healthy Workplaces Act (HWA). Generally, the HWA entitles employees to up to... Continue Reading
    April 12, 2021
  • Bernalillo County, New Mexico Adopts Paid Leave For “Any Reason” Law

    The patchwork of paid leave laws around the country is getting increasingly more intricate as local governments adopt mandatory paid time off laws. This week, Bernalillo County, New Mexico added its patch adopting the first paid time off ordinance in New Mexico. Beginning on July 1, 2020, the Employee Wellness Act will require employers within...… Continue Reading The post Bernalillo County, New Mexico Adopts Paid Leave For “Any Reason” Law appeared first on Disability, Leave & Health Management Blog.
    August 23, 2019