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Amendments to Puerto Rico 2017 Employment Law Reform Employers Need to Know

Puerto Rico, USA - June 21 2022 Puerto Rico Governor Pedro Pierluisi has signed into law changes reversing portions of the 2017 employment reform law. House Bill 1244 (HB 1244)…

Sara E. Colón-Acevedo, Carlos J. Saavedra-Gutiérrez

Puerto Rico Drops Most COVID-19 Measures

Puerto Rico, USA - March 9 2022 Based on declining COVID-19 positivity rates and hospitalizations, and like other states and jurisdictions, Puerto Rico Governor Pedro R. Pierluisi…

Carlos J. Saavedra-Gutiérrez

Major Rollbacks to Puerto Rico 2017 Employment Law Reform Loom on the Horizon

Puerto Rico, USA - February 25 2022 Months after its introduction, a proposal to reverse portions of the 2017 employment reform law sits on Puerto Rico Governor Pedro Pierluisi’s desk…

Maralyssa Álvarez-Sánchez, Carlos J. Saavedra-Gutiérrez

Puerto Rico Expands COVID-19 Booster Requirement, Limits Operation Capacity of Certain Businesses

USA - January 3 2022 A surge in positive COVID-19 cases in Puerto Rico has Governor Pedro R. Pierluisi issuing yet another round of Executive Orders, including one that…

Carlos J. Saavedra-Gutiérrez

Puerto Rico: COVID-19 Boosters Required for Workers in Healthcare, Educational Settings

USA - December 27 2021 Executive Order 2021-082 applies to “employees or people working on healthcare setting facilities (including, but not limited to hospitals, clinical…

Rosangela Sanfilippo Resumil, Carlos J. Saavedra-Gutiérrez