Tag Archives: salaries

A City without Laws

OPINION By ALEJANDRO ENVILA FISHER The crisis with Mexico City’s Superior Court of Justice is a surging problem which, in addition to leading to a serious traffic jam, could lead to a reduction in private investment, economic decline, higher unemployment in a city with already too few jobs and ungovernability in the country’s capital. It could also derail Mexico City

Read more

Mexican Minimum Wage to Increase by 20 Percent in 2023

PULSE NEWS MEXICO The minimum wage in Mexico — the lowest within the three-member United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) region — will increase by 20 percent in the coming year, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) announced Thursday, Dec. 1. The announcement constituted the fifth increase in Mexico’s minimum wage since López Obrador took office four years ago. During the morning

Read more

Morena-Led Senate Lacks Transparency

By MARK LORENZANA The Mexican Senate, which is currently headed by the leftist National Regeneration Movement (Morena) of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), has not disclosed its expenses for the years 2020 and 2021. Morena has been known to preach austerity and transparency, but in the Senate — where it chairs the Board of Directors, the governing body of the

Read more

Mexico Raises Teachers Salaries by 7.5 Percent, Union Demands 25 Percent

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF All Mexican public teachers who making less than 20,000 pesos will receive on average a 7.5 percent pay hike, Public Education Secretary Delfina Gómez announced Sunday, May 15, the country’s official Teacher’s Day. The new salary increases will be staggered in three segments of 3 percent, 2 percent and 1 percent, Gómez explained during

Read more

AMLO Reverses Lower House Plan to Let Creditors Garnish Wages

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF Just one day after Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies voted to approve a reform that would have allowed financial institutions that grant loans to workers to garnish payments directly from their salaries, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) let it be known on Friday, March 18, that he would veto the bill if it was

Read more

The President’s Salary

OPINION By ALEJANDRO ENVILA FISHER Since Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) took office three years ago, no government official in Mexico, be it fe3deral, state or municipal, nor member of any autonomous bodies or the country’s federal judicial powers, is allowed to have a salary higher than — or even equal to — that of the president. However, since a

Read more
« Older Entries