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Joint Employment and Overtime Obligations

Generally, an employee is not entitled to overtime pay unless she/he works more than 40 hours a week for a single employer. It is not uncommon, however, for a company which has a subsidiary company to employ some staff to work for both…

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Guidance for New Mexico Employers: Misclassification of Independent Contractors

How a business classifies a worker has a dramatic impact on both the worker and the business. For example, in New Mexico, pay received by independent contractors is subject to gross receipts tax unless a statutory exemption or deduction applies to a…

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New Rules For Participation In Employer Wellness Programs Proposed

Employer wellness programs are generally designed as a way to improve employee health and to reduce health care costs to employers. Some wellness programs ask employees to engage in healthier behavior (for example, by becoming more active, not smoking or eating better),…

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Same Sex Marriage: What Do Employers Need to Know?

Download PDF On December 19, 2013, the New Mexico Supreme Court issued its decision in Griego v. Oliver, ___NMSC___. New Mexico followed the growing number of states allowing same sex marriages and held “the State of New Mexico is constitutionally required to allow…

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Overview of Federal Rule 68 v. New Mexico Rule 1-068

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Foundations for Courtroom Excellence

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