COVID-19 Vaccinated people are no longer considered vulnerable On July 27, 2021, the Ministry of Health published in the Federal Official Gazette the “Executive Order by means of which the dissemination of the new traffic light methodology by regions to evaluate the epidemiological risk represented by the serious disease of priority attention COVID-19 is disclosed.”…

Vaccination vs COVID-19 At Work Establishments In December 2020, Mexico’s Federal Government announced the purchase of COVID-19 vaccines for all the national population and that it will initiate its National Vaccination Policy (the “Vaccination Policy”), which will be implemented in various stages, considering the degree of vulnerability, starting in December 2020, and concluding in March…

The Mexican Social Security Institute implements the strategy to consider the contagion of Covid-19 by employees as a “work /occupational risk.” On January 8, 2021, the “Agreement of the Technical Council of the Mexican Social Security Institute ACDO.AS2.HCT.151220 /340.P.DPES” was published in the Federal Official Gazette. In it, the Directorate of Economic and Social Benefits…

Baja California Returns to “Red” (Highest Risk). On December 5, 2020, the Federal Ministry of Health issued a release informing that the States of Baja California and Zacatecas would change from “Orange” to “Red” (Highest Risk) on the sanitary lighting system due to the increase of Covid-19 cases. On the same day, the Ministry of…

New criteria for At-risk employees in the reopening of economic activities. On July 27th, 2020, the Ministry of Health published in the Federal Official Gazette the “Criteria for the population in an At-risk situation, who may develop a complication or die from COVID-19, in the reopening of activities in the workplace” (the “Criteria”). The Criteria…

Baja California and Sonora move from red to orange on the COVID -19 risk level. On May 29, 2020, the Ministry of Health published in the Federal Official Gazette the Executive Order that established the Specific Technical Guidelines for the Reopening of Economic Activities (the “Guidelines”), which must be followed for the reopening of the companies,…

New Specific Technical Guidelines for the Reopening of Economic Activities On May 29, 2020, the Ministry of Health published in the Federal Official Gazette the Executive Order by which Specific Technical Guidelines for the Reopening of Economic Activities are established (the “Guidelines”), which came into force as of such date. The Guidelines are basically a…

New labor and sanitary guidelines for the workplace. As you are aware, on May 14th, and May 15th the Federal Government published a new executive order by means of which, among others, included mining, construction and the manufacturing of transportation equipment to the list of essential activities and well as the guidelines for the “new…

Key Points in the Reactivation of Economic Activities. On May 14, 2020, the Ministry of Health published in the Federal Official Gazette (DOF) the “Executive order to establish a strategy for the reopening of social, educational and economic activities, a traffic-light style indicator by regions to evaluate in a weekly manner the epidemiological risk related…

10 points at 7 days of the Executive Order that shutdowns non-essential activities. There is still a lot of uncertainty regarding the criteria to determine what the essential activities are. Each state in the country is applying its criteria both to define what is “essential activity” and for the labor treatment of the period of…

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