2019 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 50 - Employment Law
Article 4 - Labor Conditions; Payment of Wages
Section 50-4-5 - Employees quitting employment.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 50-4-5 (2019)

Whenever an employee (not having a written contract for a definite period) quits or resigns his employment, the wages or compensation shall become due and be payable at the next succeeding payday. Nothing in this section shall prohibit or restrict the right of the employer to make immediate payment at the time of quitting.

History: Laws 1937, ch. 109, § 5; 1941 Comp., § 57-305; 1953 Comp., § 59-3-5.

ANNOTATIONS

Am. Jur. 2d, A.L.R. and C.J.S. references. — 48A Am. Jur. 2d Labor and Labor Relations § 4278.

Validity, construction, and effect of state laws requiring payment of wages on resignation of employee immediately or within specified period, 11 A.L.R.5th 715.

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