Farmington, NM asked in Employment Law for New Mexico

Q: I work as a store manager for an automotive parts company does the salary go by new law of 913 a week minimum.

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Trent A. Howell

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  • Santa Fe, NM
  • Licensed in New Mexico

A: While there have been recent bills in the New Mexico Senate and House of Representatives to raise it, in general, the state-wide minimum wage by state law is still $7.50 per hour. NM Stat § 50-4-22 (2016). But some cities (e.g., Albuquerque, Las Cruces, and Santa Fe) impose a higher minimum wage by local ordinance. Whether and how these apply to you would depend on the details of your employment.

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