This Friday will be May Day, Labor Day, and like every year, workers have the right not to work, since it is a date marked as “Mandatory rest” as established by the Federal Labor Law.
At article 73 of the Mexican regulations governing labor law, workers are not obliged to provide their service on days marked as “Mandatory rest”. If not, the employer must remunerate his employee twice more than what you get on any other day.
“Workers they are not obliged to provide services on their days off. If this provision is violated, the employer will pay the worker, regardless of the salary that corresponds to the rest, a double salary for the service provided.”, Subscribes to article 73 of the Mexican labor law.
For this reason, if you work on labor day, you must be paid double by law.
So that, compulsory rest days, established in the article 74 of the Federal Labor Law are:
On the other hand, during the month of May, workers have the right to share in the profits generated by the company in which they work or the natural person for which they work, as established in article 123 of the Political Constitution of the United Mexican States and article 120 of the Federal Labor Law.
So, all the people who provide a subordinate job service, for which they receive a salary, have the right to participate in the profits of the economic entity that employs them and that generates wealth.
This benefit is applicable to employees who have provided their services at least 60 days in companies in which the profits amount to 300,000 pesos or more, according to their tax declaration and that they have been operating for more than a year.
As established by the Federal Attorney for Labor Defense, in Mexico, 10% of the net profits of the companies in which the workers provide their services must be distributed. This amount will be divided into two equal parts, the first will be assigned uniformly to all company employees, taking into account the number of days worked by each in the year and regardless of wages. The second part will be distributed in proportion to the amount of wages in a year.
Faced with the coronavirus pandemic that, until last Wednesday, has reported 17,799 positive infections and 1,732 deaths from the diseaseMany people have stopped receiving the income they previously had or even others with less luck have lost their jobs.
In this context, the Mexican government has implemented a strategy that aims to mitigate the negative effects of the pandemic on the pockets of Mexicans.
So that, a program of one million microcredits for 25 thousand pesos has been launched, as reported by the Ministry of Economy through a release. This measure focuses on serving the micro-businesses registered in the register of the Federal Government’s Welfare Census. The dispersion of credits will start from May 4th.
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