2017 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 37 - Limitation of Actions; Abatement and Revivor
Article 1 - Limitations of Actions
Section 37-1-5 - Actions for wage and hour violations.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 37-1-5 (2017)

37-1-5. Actions for wage and hour violations.

A civil action to enforce any provision of Chapter 50, Article 4 NMSA 1978 shall be commenced within three years after a violation last occurs. The three-year period shall be tolled during a labor relations division of the workforce solutions department investigation of an employer, but such an investigation shall not be deemed a prerequisite to a person bringing a civil action, nor shall it operate to bar a civil action brought pursuant to Chapter 50, Article 4 NMSA 1978.

History: 1941 Comp., 27-125, enacted by Laws 1947, ch. 44, 1; 1953 Comp., 23-1-5; 2009, ch. 104, 1.

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