NEW MEXICO - Workers’ Rights

Definition of agricultural worker under state law:

• The state overtime law adopts the definition of “agriculture” in the federal FLSA. (N.M. STAT. ANN. § 50-4-24(B))

Wages and Overtime

Minimum Wage



State Enforcement Agency

New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions, Labor Relations Division

Relevant Forms: (also available in Spanish)

Occupational Safety and Health

Workers’ Compensation

State Enforcement Agency:
New Mexico Workers’ Compensation Administration

Relevant Forms:

Field Sanitation

State Enforcement Agency:
New Mexico Environment Department, Occupational Health and Safety 


Pesticide Safety

State Enforcement Agency:
New Mexico Department of Agriculture, Pesticide Compliance


Right to Join Unions and Collective Bargaining in Agriculture

State Legal Services Organizations

New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty

New Mexico Legal Aid, Inc.