On December 16, 2019 an amendment was issued by the National Minimum Wage Commission for a 20% increase in the General Minimum Wage for the area known as: “The Rest of the Country” from $102.68 to $123.22 pesos, which is applicable from January 01, 2020. This increase is assimilated based on the current General Minimum Wage, in addition to the 14.67 pesos obtained through the Independent Recovery Amount [in Spanish: MIR], and a 5% inflation factor; in order to preserve the purchasing power of the workers.
For the Northern Border Free Zone the General Minimum Wage is set from $176.22 to $185.56 pesos for a working day, increasing 5% pertaining to the behavior of inflation.
The following shows the States and Municipalities that comprise the Border Area:
|Baja California||Sonora||Chihuahua||Coahuila de Zaragoza||Nuevo León||Tamaulipas|
|Ensenada||San Luis Río Colorado||Janos||Ocampo||Anáhuac||Nuevo Laredo|
|Playas de Rosarito||Puerto Peñasco||Ascensión||Acuña||Guerrero|
|Tecate||General Plutarco Elías Calles||Juárez||Zaragoza||Mier|
|Sáric||Coyame del Sotol||Nava||Gustavo Díaz Ordaz|
|Santa Cruz||Manuel Benavides||Hidalgo||Valle Hermoso|
We suggest that you review your salary schedules to see whether you are affected by this situation.
The Minimum Wage has still not been published in the Official Gazette of the Federation, and it will be issued at the end of 2019. There might be minor modifications to the same.
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