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7 Nov

The Mexican Senate approves extending vacations from 6 to 12 days.


Last Thursday, November 3, the Senate unanimously approved with 89 votes in favor, 0 against and 0 abstentions, the initiative proposes to increase the annual vacation period from 6 to 12 days for workers.

With this initiative, Articles 76 and 78 of the Federal Labour Law are amended to read as follows:

Article 76.- Workers with more than one year of service shall enjoy an annual period of paid vacation, which in no case may be less than twelve working days, and which shall increase by two working days, until reaching twenty, for each subsequent year of service. From the sixth year onwards, the period of vacation shall be increased by two days for every five years of service. 

Article 78.- Workers shall continuously enjoy at least twelve days of vacation.

Now the opinion will be turned to the Chamber of Deputies to be given the corresponding procedure, and if there are no comments against it, the reform will enter into effect on January 1, 2023 if it is published during this year, in case it is published in 2023, it will enter into effect the day after its publication.

The initiative proposes the application of vacation days to both individual and collective work contracts, in effect at the date of entry into force of the reform, provided that they are favorable to workers.

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Source: Senado de la República:,inferior%20a%2012%20d%C3%ADas%20laborables.

Mariana Z. Crespo Alcalá

Gloria Ponce de León & Hernández.

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