This past April 29, 2019, the Mexican Senate approved an important initiative to reform the Labor Law (“LFT”) (the “Reform”), whose principal provisions regulate freedom of association, syndication and collective bargaining negotiation rights, as well as the substitution of the Conciliation and Arbitration Boards for Courts of the Judicial Power of the Federation and State Courts in order to further expedite the procedures set forth in the LFT. The Reform will enter into force on the following day after its publication in the Federal Official Gazette.

The Reform derives from the need to carry out the legislative adjustments that correspond to...