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New mandatory national registry of mobile users
Creel, Garcia-Cuellar, Aiza y Enriquez, SC
  • Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media
  • Mexico
  • 21 May 2021

An amendment to the Federal Telecommunications and Broadcasting Law which introduces a mandatory National Registry of Mobile Telephony Users was recently published in the Federal Official Gazette. According to the government, the registry aims to reduce crime by forcing mobile line owners to register each of their lines. However, industry experts have expressed concerns that the registry will put citizens' personal data at risk.

Remote working reform enters into force
Creel, Garcia-Cuellar, Aiza y Enriquez, SC
  • Employment & Immigration
  • Mexico
  • 03 March 2021

An amendment to the Federal Labour Law was recently published in the Federal Official Gazette, regulating employment relationships under the modality of remote working. This article answers employers' and employees' questions on the reform, including with regard to the definition of 'remote working', employers' special obligations with respect to remote workers and the introduction of flexible working hours for remote workers.

New criteria for vulnerable individuals to return to work amid COVID-19 pandemic
Creel, Garcia-Cuellar, Aiza y Enriquez, SC
  • Employment & Immigration
  • Mexico
  • 07 October 2020

Mexico has recently issued a wide range of regulations to contain the COVID-19 pandemic and protect public health. Notably, the Federal Health Ministry and the Mexican Social Security Institute have issued special restrictions and recommendations with regard to the return to work of individuals classified as part of vulnerable groups, who, due to pre-existing conditions or illnesses, are at a greater risk of complications or even death if they contract COVID-19.

COVID-19 FAQs: are you up to date with your obligations?
Creel, Garcia-Cuellar, Aiza y Enriquez, SC
  • Employment & Immigration
  • Mexico
  • 19 August 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to affect every aspect of life, employers must ensure that they are up to date with their obligations towards employees. This article answers employers' FAQs, including with regard to the financial support available to employees, the measures introduced to facilitate remote working, the processes for implementing dismissals during the pandemic and employers' obligations in terms of health and safety during the return to work.

2019 in employment law and what to expect in 2020
Creel, Garcia-Cuellar, Aiza y Enriquez, SC
  • Employment & Immigration
  • Mexico
  • 15 April 2020

As a result of the negotiations of the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement and the amendment to the Constitution on 1 May 2019, a decree amending, supplementing and derogating from several provisions of the Federal Labour Law on labour justice, freedom of association and collective bargaining was published in the Federal Official Gazette. This article highlights changes that employers should expect to come into force in 2020.

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