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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.

Puerto Rico Senate Passes Reasonable Accommodation Bill for Certain Workers during COVID-19 Pandemic

USA - May 12 2020 The Puerto Rico Senate has approved unanimously Senate Bill No. 1577 (SB 1577), which seeks to amend Section 9 of Puerto Rico Act No. 44 of July 2…

Juan Felipe Santos, Sara E. Colón-Acevedo.

Puerto Rico Issues FAQs on Unemployment Benefits during COVID-19 Crisis

USA - April 17 2020 The Puerto Rico Department of Labor and Human Resources (PR DOL) has issued FAQs regarding unemployment benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic. The…

Pedro Jaime Torres-Diaz.

Puerto Rico Labor Department Publishes Mandatory Posting for Working Women’s Bill of Rights

USA - March 13 2020 Under the Puerto Rico Working Women’s Bill of Rights Act, Law No. 9-2020 (Act 9), employers with at least two employees must post the Bill of Rights…

Maralyssa Álvarez-Sánchez, Sara E. Colón-Acevedo.