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Employer’s obligations on election days
What will happen in Mexico next Sunday, July 2? Mexico will hold an historic vote to elect the President of the Republic, in addition to renewing the Congress of the Union, governors, senators, local congresses, local deputies and mayors in different states of the Republic.
New resolution on the legends andimages to be displayed on tobacco product packages
On May 17, 2024, the “Decree by which the series of legends, images, pictograms, health messages, and information that must appear on all tobacco product packages and all external packaging and labeling thereof, to be applied as of September 1, 2024 and until June 30, 2026” (the “Decree”) was published in the Federal Official Gazette.
REPSE Renewal
On February 21, 2024, the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare (“STPS” for its acronym in Spanish) issued an agreement amending the Ministerial Order that sets forth the general provisions for the registration of individuals or legal entities that provide specialized services or execute specialized works referred to in Article 15 of the Federal Labor Law (the “REPSE Order”).
Improvements to the 2023 annual statement for legal entities
On January 4th, 2024, the new application for the Annual Income Tax Statement for Legal Entities (“Annual Statement”) was published on the Tax Administration Service (“SAT” for its acronym in Spanish) portal, with significant improvements to facilitate compliance with this obligation, among which the following points stand out:
New nom issued to regulate co2 emissions in motor vehicles
On January 3rd, 2024, Mexican Official Standard NOM-163-SEMARNAT-SCFI-2023 (“NOM- 163”) related to carbon dioxide (CO2) from motor vehicles exhausts emissions was published in the Federal Official Gazette (“DOF” for its acronym in Spanish).
Termination of slot machine permissions
On November 16, a decree issued by the Executive Branch was published in the Federal Official Gazette, which repeals, amends and adds various provisions to the Regulations of the Federal Gaming and Betting Law.
Mexican official standard for the safety and well-being of remote workers is published.
On Thursday, June 8, 2023, the Mexican Official Standard NOM-037-STPS-2023 Teleworking – Safety conditions in the workplace was published in the Federal Official Gazette (hereinafter the “NOM” for its acronym in Spanish), which covers basic labor rights, occupational safety and health, discrimination and harassment in the workplace, fair remuneration, working hours, social protection, employment contracts, data protection and privacy, computer security, employer liability and other aspects of online work.
Deadline to legitimize the collective bargaining agreements of Mexican companies
As a result of the 2019 labor reform, labor unions in Mexican companies are required to consult the collective bargaining agreement (hereinafter “CCT” for its acronym in Spanish) so that workers can exercise their vote in a democratic manner and express their agreement or disagreement with the conditions set forth in the CCT.
Mexican Official Standard NOM-001- SEMARNAT 2021, Which Establishes the Permissible Limits of Pollutants in Wastewater Discharges into Receiving Bodies Owned by the Nation.
On March 11, 2022, the Mexican Official Standard NOM-001-SEMARNAT-2021 (hereinafter “NOM001”) was published in the Official Gazette of the Federation, which establishes the permissible limits for pollutants in wastewater discharges into receiving water bodies owned by the Mexican State.
Labor Reform – Extension of Implementation
La reforma fiscal genera nuevas cargas, no solamente para los BC de los Vehículos Legales, sino también para sus Partes Relacionadas. En caso de incumplimiento con las obligaciones fiscales contenidas en los apartados siguientes, las autoridades tienen la facultad de imponer sanciones como multas, sanciones de carácter penal, embargos, entre otras, en contra de los Vehículos Legales y sus Responsables Solidarios.