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Minimum Wage In Mexico Increases

Author:Mr Alvaro Gonzalez Schiaffino (Basham, Ringe y Correa SC) and Jorge De Presno Arizpe (Basham, Ringe y Correa SC)
Profession:Ius Laboris

Mexico has increased its minimum wage from 1 January 2020

On 16 December 2019, the Council of Representatives of the Minimum Wage National Committee resolved to increase the minimum wage by 20%, which means that minimum a general daily wage increases from MXN 102.68 to MXN 123.22 per day has been effective since 1 January 2020.

Conversely, the daily minimum wage applicable in cities located in a strip of 25 kilometers from the Mexico-US border was increased by 5% and is now set at MXN 185.56.

Federal Labour Law provides that the Minimum Wage National Committee meets once a year at the end of each year to set the minimum daily wage for the next year. This means that the minimum wage in Mexico changes annually and the...

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