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Essential Workers, Essential Rights


Essential Workers, Essential Rights
Presented by the Immigration Law Section

Credits: 1.0 G
Originally presented on June 24, 2021

As New Mexico begins to re-open its economy, essential workers and their supporters need to know their rights at the workplace during this pandemic transition time. This hour-long CLE will cover basic wage & hour topics, such as straight time, overtime and sick leave options along with protections for pregnant and parenting workers under New Mexico law.

Speakers: 
  • Gabriela Ibañez Guzmán, Staff Attorney, United Workers Center of New Mexico, Somos Un Pueblo Unido;
  • Wendy Lee Basgall, Staff Attorney, Southwest Women's Law Center