On January 7, 2019, Mexico City’s Local Labor Board published in its Labor Bulletin the new procedure for the ratification of Employee´s Termination Agreements before such authority. Such procedure came into effect on January 10, 2019. In this new procedure it is necessary to schedule an appointment on the following website http://www.juntalocal.cdmx.gob.mx/.The applicant must fill a form with information of the employer, its legal representative, as well as of the employee, and the amounts that the employee will receive. The applicant must select a date for the ratification and fulfillment of the agreement. The Board will not receive any agreement without an appointment.

The personnel of the Labor Board extra officially suggested to schedule the appointment with at least fifteen days in advance of the intended ratification date, since the appointments given per day are limited. To execute private termination of employment agreements with the employees will result in a practical option, this in accordance with the court precedent and criteria of the Supreme Court.