Mexico Moves Closer to a 40-hour Workweek: A Historic Step for Worker Well-being

Puerto Vallarta (PVDN) - Mexican workers log the most hours on the job among OECD nations, but this doesn't translate to increased productivity. In response, the Constitutional Points Commission in the Chamber of Deputies has approved a proposal to cut the workweek to 40 hours and provide two days off for every five worked. Currently, employees typically work six days a week, with Sundays off, often surpassing 48 hours weekly.

The reform to section A of Article 123 of the Constitution concerning rest days received 27 votes in favor and five abstentions from National Action Party (PAN . . .

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