Alfonso González Uribe

Alfonso González Uribe works mainly in the areas of labor law and social security. Alfonso is one of the founding members of Cornejo, Méndez, González and Duarte, SC (“CMGD”). Alfonso obtained his degree in 1992 at the Universidad Iberoamericana, graduating in the best 3% of his generation. In 1986, Alfonso began his practice at Martino González Wiechers, SC, becoming a partner in 1994. In 2000, Alfonso joined Sanchez-DeVanny Eseverri, SC as a partner and in 2005, together with 4 other partners, he founded CMGD.

 

Alfonso has represented American, Canadian and European companies and their Mexican subsidiaries in labor and social security matters. His experience is mainly oriented to litigation in relation to individual and collective labor demands of employees against multinational companies; negotiations of collective bargaining agreements in different industries, such as chemistry, petrochemicals, tourism, food, textiles, pharmaceuticals, transportation, mining, automotive and maquiladora; daily advice focused on human resources departments; elaboration of strategies related to the revision of collective bargaining agreements, among others; development of strategies to minimize employee exposure to work; non-competition contracts, confidential information, among others; Ex-Pat work contracts; analysis and development of health and safety programs; negotiations with unions in relation to restructuring labor conditions, and codes of conduct and ethics policies for various multinational companies.

 

Alfonso has prepared several articles related to labor issues in Mexico for publications such as:

  • “Digest Commercial Laws of the World: Mexico Forms -Labor”, published by Oceana Publications, Inc. in New York 2003;
  • “Mexican Labor Law: Is it Really Prepared for the Technological Change?”, Published by Mondaq Ltd in October 2004;
  • “Employment Termination in Mexico, A Trap for the Unwary?”, Published by Mondaq Ltd in July 2004.

He has been a member of the human resources committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Mexico and in 2002, 2003 and 2004 he participated in the annual employment and labor law programs sponsored by the Center for American and International Laws ( The Center for American and International Law) based in Dallas, TX.