A Mexican company can hire Mexican and foreign employees. In the second case, the company should be previously registered with the National Migration Institute (INM) and the employee may be hired after processing a work permit.
Based on the category of the worker to be hired, the Federal Labor Law imposes hiring limits (favoring employment sources for Mexican personnel) that should be assessed in each case. However, this limit is not established for directors or managers.
Recently reformed outsourcing is common, allowing companies not to hire its employees directly, but rather through specialist companies.
In Mexico, workers enjoy a series of rights, including: