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New Mexico: Bernalillo County Proposes Paid Sick Time Ordinance

On May 14, 2019, the Bernalillo County Commission introduced a paid sick leave ordinance for Bernalillo County, New Mexico. Bernalillo County is the most populous county in New Mexico, covering Albuquerque. A copy of the ordinance is available here. Among other things, the ordinance provides: Employees to accrue sick time at a minimum of one hour […]

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New Mexico Minimum Wage Increases in 2017

Several cities and counties across New Mexico have recently increased the minimum wage that must be paid to employees working within their jurisdictions. The statewide minimum wage is $7.50 per hour, with a tipped employee wage of $2.13. See NMSA 1978, 50-4-22. However, the City of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, and City of Las Cruces recently […]

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