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Puerto Rico implements mandatory vaccination of certain employees, reinstates mask requirements

Puerto Rico, USA - August 9 2021 Puerto Rico Governor Pedro R. Pierluisi has issued an Executive Order (EO-2021-058) making COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for all public employees in…

Maralyssa Álvarez-Sánchez, Juan Felipe Santos

Medical Cannabis Patients in Puerto Rico Gain Employment Protections

Puerto Rico, USA - August 6 2021 Registered and authorized patients of medical cannabis in Puerto Rico are considered a protected category for purposes of all employment laws under…

Sara E. Colón-Acevedo, Juan Felipe Santos

Registered and Authorized Medical Cannabis Patients in Puerto Rico Gain Employment Protections

Puerto Rico, USA - July 30 2021 Registered and authorized patients of medical cannabis in Puerto Rico are considered a protected category for purposes of all employment laws under…

Sara E. Colón-Acevedo, Juan Felipe Santos

Puerto Rico Issues Guidance for Nursing Rooms in Workplace

Puerto Rico - February 24 2021 The Puerto Rico Women’s Advocate Office has published Guidelines for the Establishment of Nursing Rooms with the purpose of ensuring uniformity and…

Maralyssa Álvarez-Sánchez

Puerto Rico Health Department Adopts Additional Measures to Manage COVID-19 Pandemic

USA - August 27 2020 Additional measures adopted by the Puerto Rico Department of Health to manage the COVID-19 pandemic include administrative fines for noncompliance…

Sara E. Colón-Acevedo