Employment is so fundamental to our lives, and yet no one is guaranteed the right to have a job. However, there are certain laws and regulations that are intended to level the playing field between employers and employees. Welcome to FindLaw's section on the employment laws of New Mexico, with explanations of important employment laws for non-attorneys. In this section, you'll learn about laws that regulate things like overtime pay, minimum wage, and meal breaks during shifts. In addition, this section covers whistleblower laws, legal holidays, and much more. Click on a link below to learn more about New Mexico's employment laws.