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Mexico Approves An Increase To The Minimum Wage For 2014 For Geographic Zones 'A' And 'B'

Author:Ms Mónica Schiaffino and Rodrigo Espíritu Santo
Profession:Littler Mendelson
 
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On December 18, 2013, the Council of Representatives of Mexico's National Minimum Wage Commission approved a general 3.9% increase in the minimum wage for geographic Zones "A" and "B."  The wage increase will be effective January 1, 2014.

For Zone A, the 3.9% wage increase will raise the minimum wage to $67.29 Mexican pesos (approximately $5.18 USD) per day.  The geographical areas covered under Zone A include Mexico City (Federal District) and its metropolitan area; the states of Baja California and Baja California Sur; the cities of Acapulco, Guerrero, Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Guadalajara, Jalisco and its suburbs, Monterrey, Nuevo León and its metropolitan area, Hermosillo, Sonora, Matamoros and Reynosa, Tamaulipas and Coatzacoalcos, and Veracruz.

For Zone B, the 3.9% wage increase will raise the minimum wage to $63.77 Mexican pesos (approximately $4.91 USD) per day.  The most important federal localities covered under Zone B are as follows: Aguascalientes, Campeche, Coahuila, Colima, Chiapas, Durango, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Michoacán, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Querétaro,...

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