Yesterday, October 8, 2019, the Labor and Social Welfare Committee of the Chamber of Senators of the Mexican Congress approved the reform proposal initiative to modify the payment of back wages and expands the period and the percentage that the employers will have to cover in case of losing a labor lawsuit for the unjustified termination of an employee.

Said initiative was presented on April 29, 2019 by senator Napoleón Gómez Urrutia (the “Initiative”).