2018 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 50 - Employment Law
Article 4 - Labor Conditions; Payment of Wages
Section 50-4-16 - Time records; inspection.]

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 50-4-16 (2018)
50-4-16. Time records; inspection.]

Every employer to whom this act [50-4-13 to 50-4-18 NMSA 1978] applies shall be required to keep a time record showing the number of hours each male employee worked each day.

Such record shall be open at all reasonable hours to the inspection of the state labor commissioner [director of the labor and industrial division], his agents or agent, record of which is required to be kept as herein provided for.

History: Laws 1933, ch. 149, § 6; 1941 Comp., § 57-317; 1953 Comp., § 59-3-17.


Bracketed material. — The bracketed material in this section was inserted by the compiler and it is not part of the law.

Compiler's notes. — Laws 1987, ch. 342, § 33 provided that all references in law to the "labor commissioner" shall be construed as references to the "director of the labor and industrial division of the department of labor".

Laws 2007, ch. 200 repealed the labor department. Section 9-26-15 NMSA 1978 provides that all statutory references to the "labor department or any divisions of the labor department shall be deemed to be references to the workforce solutions department".

Cross references. — For time records and inspection thereof for women employees, see 50-5-8, 50-5-17 NMSA 1978.

This section applies to any and all employees of a hotel, including bellboys, desk clerks, chambermaids, etc. 1953-54 Op. Att'y Gen. No. 53-5704.

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