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Mandated Federal Holidays in Mexico
Mandated Federal Holidays in Mexico. Franklin and Mayra discuss the dates for the federal holidays, what days are fixed, what days float, and what happens if an employee works a federal holiday in Mexico. Employees can't sign away their rights in Mexico. (Constitution of Mexico and Federal Labor Law.) (See additional details below the video.)
Mandated Federal Holidays in Mexico:
According to article 74 of the Mexican Federal Labor Law, employees are not to work on the federally mandated holidays.
If an employee works on a federal holiday in Mexico. The employee must be paid their regular pay plus double time. In other words, triple pay for the day.
The following days are fixed holidays in Mexico. In other words, they are celebrated on the day that they fall on. Regardless of the day.
Days that some employers may honor as paid holidays: (Not federally mandated)