New Mexico Overtime Pay Law
Employers in New Mexico must conform with these state rules regarding overtime pay for employees.
In New Mexico, hours worked over 40 in any seven-day workweek must be paid at the rate of one and one-half times the regular hourly rate.
Exemptions From the General Overtime Provision
Specifically exempt from the overtime provisions are:
- employees who are engaged in cotton ginning for not more than 14 weeks a year; and
- employers of workers engaged in agriculture.