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New New Mexico Employment And Labor Legal Questions & Answers

Can my employer drop my wage without notice if they say that I resigned but I was fired?

If you took a "mental health day" without using accured sick days or FMLA …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 6 months ago

Employer holding check for a hat?

No, your former employer cannot do this; it is illegal. An employee must be …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 6 months ago

Must my employer pay out all vacation time that I earned if I quit?

In NM, if there is a vacation policy then your former employer is required …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 10 months ago

Is my employer allowed to force overtime?

Yes, your employer can require that you stay "until the job is done". That …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 10 months ago

Is my employer allowed to open my paycheck?

This is legal. If he does not actually mail them, they are not "mailed"--and …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 10 months ago