Wages and Overtime in New Mexico

New Mexico requires an employer to pay overtime to employees, unless otherwise exempt, at the rate of 1½ times the employee’s regular rate of pay for all hours worked in excess of 40 hours in a workweek. Many employers, however, do not pay their non-exempt employees correctly. Many times the employer is unaware of the.. read more →

APNLAW LLC Finalizes Sexual Harrassment Case against Employer

APNLAW, LLC successfully finalized an unfortunate and debilitating case of gender harassment and retaliation against her client. After many months of zealous advocacy, the parties agreed to a confidential and appropriate settlement, which finalized her client’s ongoing battle against her prior employer. This was a cause for celebration! read more →

APNLAW, LLC Goes Live!

With great excitement and a measure of courage, APNLAW, LLC has gone “live” in the internet and blog forum! APNLAW, LLC strives to provide all individuals and entities in New Mexico affordable, accessible and zealous, educated, and diligent legal service. The firm specializes in handling estate planning and general advocacy for lesbian and gay individuals, couples and families. We also.. read more →

New Mexico Human Rights Act Prohibits Sexual Orientation Discrimination

Unfortunately, discrimination happens. Discrimination that violates statute, regulation or some other form of law violates the law and may entitle the individual in the protected class who has been the vicitim of discrimination to damages. The New Mexico Human Rights Act prohibits discrimination in employment and public accomodation on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity.. read more →