Reform to Increase Vacation Period

On December 27, 2022, the decree amending Articles 76 and 78 of the Federal Labor Law regarding the vacation period was published in the Official Gazette of the Federation.

Below is a summary of the main items:

  • Approval to increase vacation days to 12 days after the first year. Such period will increase by two working days every year, until reaching 20 days in the fifth year, as shown in the following table:
Years workedVacation Days
1 year12 days
2 years14 days
3 years16 days
4 years18 days
5 years20 days
From 6 to 10 years22 days
From 11 to 15 years24 days
From 16 to 20 years26 days
From 21 to 25 years28 days
From 26 to 30 years30 days
From 31 to 35 years32 days
  • After of the sixth year, vacation days will be increased by two days every five years.
  • Workers will have the right to enjoy 12 uninterrupted vacation days or choose to use them in the manner they deem convenient.
  • Reform is effective as of January 1st, 2023.

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*This article is drafted by Fernando Martínez and Karla Almeyra and may contain personal opinions independently of the law firm for which they work. In case you intend to apply any of the provisions or interpretations mentioned above, we recommend that you consult Jáuregui y Del Valle, S.C. or another qualified labor and tax advisor in a formal manner before doing so. 

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