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New Mexico Court of Appeals Rules
Exclusion of Farm and Ranch Workers to
Workers Compensation is Unconstitutional

On June 22, 2015 the New Mexico Court of Appeals ruled that the exclusion of farm and ranch workers from the Workers’ Compensation Act is unconstitutional under New Mexico’s Constitution.
Read the Press Release here.  Read the Court’s Opinion here.  Listen to a pocast on this issue here.