Monday, June 17, 2019

Mexico Mandates Protection From Workplace “Psychosocial Risks”

Globalization, technology developments, and the world’s economy, among other factors, have changed our day-to-day dynamics and have transformed the way we work. This means that employees must deal with emotions and circumstances that in the past were not significant but today are studied and classified by scientists as “psychosocial risks.” Mexico has taken a big step in the protection of employees with the amendment to the Federal Labor Law on November 30, 2012. This amendment incorporates into the law the concept of “decent and dignified work,” which encompasses respect for the human dignity of employees and, in consequence, the prevention of harm that employees may suffer because of the activities they perform at work. Read More