Practice Areas

Labor and Employment

of the Area and Services

We advise on the design of employment strategies in mergers, acquisitions, business sales, start-ups, start-ups, terminations, relations with employees and unions, as well as the daily obligations of companies. Our firm carries out labor audits in order to implement preventive or corrective measures. We carry out the negotiation with union leaders throughout the country.

Our Labor and Employment practice area has been upgraded and ranked in band 2 by The Legal 500, one of the most prestigious worldwide legal directories.

Our services include:

Judicial Reform, Litigation - conciliation, employee assessments and terminations, collective procedures.

Union - amendments to statutes, assembly meetings, certificates of representativeness, collective bargaining agreement, among others.

USMCA - Verification of compliance with unionization, forced and child labor, employment conditions.

EHS Compliance - outsourcing, protocols and policies, Official Mexican labor standards (NOM by its acronym in Spanish) NOM 035 and NOM 036, employer obligations, compliance assessments.


Advice on employee substitution processes derived from corporate strategies, internal restructuring, and the constitution of new companies. These processes include the design and preparation of the legal structure of the new company and the substitution processes of employers derived from the purchase of assets through which all the assets of another company are transferred. We have carried out audits of the legal status of employees of the acquired plants, as well as the preparation of corporate documents, including aspects of labor protection.


Coordination of strategies and execution of labor terminations. Negotiation of terminations of labor relations with the Director General and high-level officials, including the elaboration of respective agreements in order to revoke the faculties of officials.


Counseling and legal representation to clients in the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements with union leaders in various industries: plastics and electronics, manufacturing, mining, pharmaceutical, automotive and footwear.


Coordination of strategies for the implementation of the termination of Collective Labor Agreements with unions in different states in the Republic.


Defense of a recognized mining company during a work stoppage. Negotiation and implementation of the corresponding legal strategies in defense of the interests of our client, as well as the termination of collective processes, avoiding any consequence that would affect the regular operations of the company.


Litigation before Labor Boards and implementation of defense in labor claims, including filing of charges and legal support with the criminal prosecutor against former employees.


"Cuesta Campos responds immediately to each request, always provides relevant information and is very proactive." They refer to our lawyer Carlos Ferrán as solid and meticulous in his field, and Gerardo Valencia with deep knowledge and experience in the area.

> The Legal 500

"A team with very positive perception in the market, which provides legal advice in labor law to Nike in matters of collective law and internal regulations. [...] Cuesta Campos advised a client in the design of the strategy for transferring employees derived of a corporate restructuring, and has handled the labor claims of various companies in the manufacturing sector. "

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