The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions enforces workers’ rights regarding wages and work hours, child labor, and human rights.
The New Mexico Public Works Minimum Wage Act applies to employers and employees working on state and locally funded public works construction projects. The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions works to ensure that all employees on projects covered by the Act are paid the correct wage rate.
The Child Labor Section of the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions enforces the Child Labor Act, issues and monitors work permits, and enforces rules for employing and protecting child performers in the entertainment industry.
Wage and Hour
The Labor Relations Division (LRD) enforces payment of wages, minimum wage, and overtime labor laws under the Wage Pay Act and the Minimum Wage Act.
The Human Rights Bureau is a neutral agency created to enforce the New Mexico Human Rights Act.
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