Poster Compliance Center Blog

2020 Minimum Wage for City of Albuquerque


Effective January 1, 2020, employees in the City of Albuquerque, New Mexico, must be paid increased minimum wage and tipped wage rates. This annual adjustment is based on an increase, if any, in the prior calendar year’s Consumer Price Index for urban wage earners and clerical workers in the Western Region. The new minimum wage […]

City of Santa Fe Issues 2019 Living Wage Notice

The City of Santa Fe, New Mexico has released the updated Living Wage notice for 2019. As required by the City of Santa Fe Living Wage Ordinance, the wage is adjusted annually on March 1, based on the increase in the Consumer Price Index. 2019 Living Wage Adjustment Effective March 1, 2019, all employees, including […]

Annual Minimum Wage Adjustment for Bernalillo County

As we reported a couple of months ago in our blog about minimum wage increases in New Mexico cities, employers in unincorporated Bernalillo County are subject to a minimum wage adjustment every January 1. At that time, we also reported that Bernalillo County’s Minimum Wage notice would probably not be available until March 2019, based […]

City Minimum Wages on the Rise in New Mexico

Every January 1, the City of Albuquerque, the City of Las Cruces, and Unincorporated Bernalillo County are subject to a minimum wage update. However, Bernalillo County’s Minimum Wage notice is not typically available until roughly 2 months after the first of the year, so we’ll be reporting on that at a much later date. For now, keep […]

Update to New Mexico’s Minimum Wage Act

The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (DWS) has released an update to the Minimum Wage Act notice, which includes important information for both employees and employers. Before we share all the details, please note that New Mexico’s minimum wage has not been increased—it is still $7.50 per hour. What’s New for Employees and Employers? Employees Who Receive Tips […]

City & County Minimum Wage Ordinances Leaving State Laws in the Dust

Over the past couple of years, there has been an upsurge in the number of municipalities that have passed minimum wage ordinances with higher rates than the state minimum wage laws. As a result, the number of mandatory city and county labor law posters has increased significantly. As of 2018, a total of 35 cities […]