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In brief

The Mexico Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare (STPS) has announced that it will carry out an estimated 42,000 inspections in 2023. The inspections carry the possibility of significant fines and penalties issued on per employee/ per violation. It is imperative for employers to train personnel and response teams on best practices for managing potential inspections and mitigating risk, including maintaining all necessary information and documents that must be supplied during an inspection.

In this Quick Chat video our Labor & Employment lawyers along with the Managing Partner for Baker McKenzie’s Mexico offices discuss the inspection program and provide tips to help employers prepare.

Speakers: Eugenia Barrutia, Jose (Pepe) LarroqueMarco Rojas-Ponce

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Pepe is the National Managing Partner in Mexico. He is recognized as a leading practitioner in real estate law by Chambers Latin America. Speaks regularly on topics relating to his area of practice, has authored a number of articles for various publications, including "Fibras and their Amendments" in Immobiliarie, as well as co-authored the Mexico Section of the Firm's Global Real Estate Taxation Guide for 2009 and 2010. He is a member of the San Diego Dialogue's Steering Committee, and is also a member of the Mercy Hospital Foundation, among other civic associations.


Marco Rojas is an associate in the Employment Practice Group in the Mexico City office. He joined Baker McKenzie in 2013. Prior to joining the Firm, he worked for more than six years in other Mexican law firms in connection with the social security and remunerations practice. Marco's legal career spans over 12 years of practice in the fields of litigation and consulting in social security contributions, HR compliance and consulting labor matters.

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