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As of August 1, companies doing business in Mexico can anticipate that unions will move quickly to legitimize existing collective agreements under a new government-issued protocol. Among other steps, the process includes a vote by covered employees to determine whether they approve the terms of the agreement. Collective agreements must be legitimized by May 1, 2023 or they will be terminated.

For more detail about employer obligations, please read the alert HERE.

With thanks to our colleagues Salvador PasquelLiliana Hernandez and Carlos Martin del Campo Carrasco for this important update.