2017 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 50 - Employment Law
Article 4 - Labor Conditions; Payment of Wages
Section 50-4-19 - Declaration of state public policy.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 50-4-19 (2017)

50-4-19. Declaration of state public policy.

It is declared to be the policy of this act (1) to establish minimum wage and overtime compensation standards for all workers at levels consistent with their health, efficiency and general well-being, and (2) to safeguard existing minimum wage and overtime compensation standards which are adequate to maintain the health, efficiency and general well-being of workers against the unfair competition of wage and hours standards which do not provide adequate standards of living.

History: 1953 Comp., 59-3-20, enacted by Laws 1955, ch. 200, 1.

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