Claudio Jiménez de León

Partner since 2017


Phone: +52 (55) 5201-7400
Mail: jimenezdeleon@macf.com.mx

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Claudio Jiménez de León

Partner since 2017


Claudio has broad experience advising national and foreign, public and private companies in various sectors. In recent years, he has become a leader in labor consultancy services provided to different oil and gas companies with respect to its investments in Mexico after the opening of the Mexican energy sector following the enactment of the new oil & gas legislation.

His experience ranges from consultancy, individual and collective litigation to appeal proceedings (Juicios de Amparo). Claudio is constantly involved in employees’ termination proceedings, both individually and collectively and has broad experience in solving collective disputes. Mr. Jiménez also works hand-in-hand with the firms’ compliance, M&A, projects, environmental and tax areas, providing a unique approach identifying and mitigating labor contingencies in all industries.

 

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   August 4th, 2020

Amendments in the implementation of SARS-CoV2 tests to employees in Mexico City

On July 28, 2020, Mexico City’s authorities issued certain amendments to the Guidelines for the execution of the gradual plan towards the new normality for Mexico City (the "Guidelines") in connection with the obligation of employer entities.

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   June 1st, 2020

Guidelines for the reopening of economic activities

Guidelines for the reopening of economic activities.

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   April 24th, 2020

LFT Amendment due to health contingency

On April 20, 2020, a bill initiative was presented in the Mexican Senate with the main purpose to amend the Mexican Federal Labor Law in order to include as a collective cause of suspension of the employment relationships, a health emergency for causes of force majeure.

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   April 7th, 2020

Guidelines for essential activities

On April 6, 2020, the Mexican Health Ministry enacted in the Official Gazette of the Federation a decree which establishes technical guidelines for certain “essential” activities (the “Decree”) mentioned in the decree published on March 31, 2020.

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   April 2nd, 2020

Extraordinary measures to attend the health emergency

On March 31, 2020, the General Health Council, in coordination with the Mexican Ministry of Health, published in the evening edition of the Official Gazette of the Federation a Decree which provides extraordinary actions intended to mitigate the health emergency generated by the SARS-CoV2 virus (Coronavirus).

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   March 31st, 2020

Sanitary security measures dictated by the General Health Council

On March 30, 2020, the General Health Council enacted in the Official Gazette of the Federation a decree declaring the epidemic caused by the SARS-COV2 virus (COVID-19) as a national health emergency

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   March 25th, 2020

COVID-19: Labor Implications

On March 24, 2020, the Mexican Ministry of Health enacted a decree in the Federal Official Gazette by means of which preventive measures were imposed in order to mitigate and control the health risksoriginating from COVID-19 (the “Decree”), such Decree was later approved by the United Mexican States President, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, on that same date. The Decree will be legally binding as of March 24, 2020 until April 19, 2020.

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   March 24th, 2020

Action Guide for Work Centers is issued against COVID-19

On March 20, 2020, the Mexican Labor Ministry (STPS, per its acronym in Spanish), in coordination with the Mexican Health Ministry (SSA, per its acronym in Spanish), issued an "Action Guide for Work Centers against COVID-19" (the "Guide"). Such Guide has as its main purpose the adoption in the work centers of measures that collaborate with the prevention and attention of COVID-19.

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   March 19th, 2020

Employee’s obligations in case of contracting a contagious disease and the effects on the employment relationship

In view of the current circumstances in Mexico due to the spread of the new virus COVID-19, and in the absence (to the date) of a declaration of suspension of services issued by the competent authorities, we issue the following informative note in order to clarify the obligations contained in the Mexican Federal Labor Law regarding employees who have a contagious disease, such as COVID-19. Based on the aforementioned, we must remember that the Mexican Federal Labor Law establishes certain cases in which the effects of the employment relationship between the employer and the employee can be suspended. 

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   March 17th, 2020

Labor obligations in case of health contingency (COVID-19)

Due to the increasing and exponential advance of COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease) in Mexico and the rest of the world, it is important to mention that there are certain employer obligations that must be observed when employers face a health contingency.

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   June 26th, 2019

Bill for the amendement of the mexican federal labor law and the social security law regarding outsourcing provisions

Senator Napoléon Gómez Urrutia submitted before the Mexican Senate a bill for the amendment of the Mexican Federal Labor Law (“FLL”) and the Social Security Law (“SSL”) regarding the outsourcing employment regime.

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   June 26th, 2019

Amendment proposal to article 170 of the mexican federal labor law

The Legislative Studies Commission of the Senate approved the proposed amendments to article 170 of the Mexican Federal Labor Law (“FLL”), with the purpose of extending the period of maternity disability.

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Education

  • Program "Improving your Negotiating Effectiveness", Harvard Negotiation Institute, 2014
  • Law Degree, Universidad Anáhuac del Sur, 2004

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Experience

  • Foreign associate, Mayer Brown LLP, Houston, Texas, 2007-2009
  • Founding Partner, Jiménez De León, S.C. 2011- 2016
  • Member of the legal department, América Móvil