The 12 states that make up the third and final stage of the implementation of the labor reform requested to extend, up to five months, its planned entry into force for May 1, 2022, because they do not have sufficient resources to attend to this. mandate.
This was expressed at the First Ordinary Meeting of 2022 of the Coordination Council for the Implementation of the Reform of the Labor Justice System (CCIRSJL), before the Secretary of Labor and Social Welfare, Luisa María Alcalde Luján.
In this sense, Mayor Luján maintained that, unanimously, the CCISJL agreed to ask the Congress of the Union for an extension so that the date of the start of activities of the local authorities that make up the Third Stage be established on October 3, 2022, which will provide reasonable times to achieve the orderly and simultaneous implementation of the new labor model throughout the country.
He stressed that “because the budget and work schedules prevented them from meeting the necessary material and financial conditions for the adaptation, equipment, qualification and start of functions of their new local institutions, consequently requesting an extension be established.”
So, the entities that await the extension are: Mexico City, Coahuila, Chihuahua, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacán, Nayarit, Nuevo León, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas and Yucatán.
The labor justice reform enacted on May 1, 2019, established its geographical implementation in three stages. The first began on November 18, 2020, with the participation of the states of Durango, State of Mexico, San Luis Potosí, Zacatecas, Campeche, Chiapas, Tabasco and Hidalgo.
The second started on November 3 and included the states of Aguascalientes, Baja California, Colima, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Morelos, Oaxaca, Puebla, Querétaro, Tlaxcala, Veracruz, Quintana Roo, as well as Baja California Sur and Guerrero.
Reconciliation, successful exit
On the other hand, the general director of the Federal Center for Conciliation and Labor Registration (CFCRL), Alfredo Domínguez Marrufo, shared that 76% of labor disputes are resolved in the first conciliation hearing, where more than 18,000 agreements, with the states of Campeche, Chiapas, the State of Mexico and Tabasco registering the highest rates of conciliation in individual matters.
Regarding the legitimation of collective labor contracts, one million 123,000 workers have been consulted through 6,000 electoral events through which 2,951 collective labor contracts have been voted on.
In terms of registration, whose function at the national level began in November 2021, the CFCRL has made 944 salary review agreements; 511 employer substitutions; 213 comprehensive reviews of collective bargaining agreements; in addition to 1,195 salary review records; almost 700 records of internal work regulations; It has issued 500 certificates of representativeness, and around 200 notes.
Meanwhile, the head of the Unit for the Implementation of the Labor Reform of the Council of the Judiciary, Héctor Paniagua, highlighted the progress of the federal labor courts, where as of January 11, 2022, 14,163 files have been received and they have a average resolution of cases of five months.