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  1. I think anyone that understands even a little about covid19 likely understand the worst hit will be the low income group. That means our gardners and maids and for those of us who have been involved with charity work Mexican families we know in the area. Yesterday I saw a post regards "Coronavirus: Kind Canadians start 'caremongering' trend" (you can google for link) It is spreading fast. Has anything like that started Lake Side. Yesterday my wife and I deliever a care package to a family in Chapala and I expect many others are doing the same. We are mindful
  2. Some very important questions, and no simple answer. First you state "This brings me back to my housekeeper, who wants IMSS, which means I become her employer. " If she works for you and you pay her you are her employer. Its called part time. Question. When you hire someone (maid,gardner) are you required by law to register them with the tax department (includes IMSS) How many hours a week demands them to be registered with tax department? What are your requirments regards sick leave, vacation pay, comp when firing when with IMSS. What is required as above
  3. The person asked "What is my obligation as far as firing a gardner? How much severance pay is required?" And somehow it got to people suggesting how to get ride of, someone talked about stealing and off we go. Simple question and a fair one. Simple answer there is a office in Guad that will tell you exactly what an employee is entitled to. You can also seek advise there if your gardner is problematic and how to deal with that. Or you can find someone local who is an emmployment lawyer, or a Mexican who has employees who likely has the guidelines. I ment
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