According to information from the IMSS, between November and December 2021, 312,902 jobs were lost.
According to the IMSS, in January 2022, 126,256 workers terminated in December 2021 were rehired with the same company.
The Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS), in coordination with other instances of the federal government, they remain vigilant to avoid business practices, such as dismissal at the end of the year, impact the rights of affiliated workersamong them social security, the generation of seniority, payment of disabilities and the capitalization of the retirement savings fund, among others.
According to a statement from the IMSS, The strategy of some companies to lay off a part of their workers at the end of the year and rehire them at the beginning of the new year, has negative repercussions for the workers who are affiliated to the IMSS as permanent employees.
Among the effects is the lack of access to social security for the worker and their families, they will not have payment for temporary or permanent disability due to illness or work accidents, the capitalization in their retirement savings fund, pensions will be reduced of widowhood or orphanhood.
They will also have less economic capacity to request a home loan and will not be able to access labor rights, such as participation in the company’s profits, generation of seniority and liquidations in accordance with the law.
It is important to emphasize the relevance of working people and their families always being protected with all the benefits to which they are entitled.
To avoid practices of some companies that affect affiliated workers, the IMSS, the Ministry of Labor and INFONAVIT sent letters to employers who allegedly make layoffs at the end of the year; They were asked to review whether the management of their workforce is in accordance with the current regulatory framework and to avoid those actions that violate the rights of workers.