New Mexico Employment Law Update – January 2017

New Mexico

Santa Fe Living Wage Projected to Increase to $11.08 Per Hour

Based on an 11-month total increase of 1.58 percent in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the Western Region for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers for 2016, it is projected that workers in the City of Santa Fe will see the living wage increase to $11.08 effective March 1, 2017. The final wage increase will be calculated in the spring when the data for December is made available. All employers within the City of Santa Fe are required to pay all workers the living wage.

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