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Puerto Rico Enacts Leave for Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Harassment and Assault

USA - August 2 2019 Employees in Puerto Rico may take up to 15 days of unpaid leave each calendar year to address situations related to domestic or gender-based violence...

Sara E. Colón-Acevedo.

Puerto Rico Revises Form for Reporting Payments to Terminated Employees, Considers Credit History Ban

Puerto Rico - November 12 2018 The Puerto Rico Department of the Treasury has announced changes to tax reporting for certain severance payments. As a result of the Labor...

Karla Carrillo Russe.

Employment-at-Will Comes to Puerto Rico?

USA, Puerto Rico - June 7 2018 Puerto Rico’s Financial Oversight and Management Board and Governor Ricardo Rosselló have sent bills to the Puerto Rico legislature to repeal the...

Juan Felipe Santos.

Puerto Rico Bars Use of Legitimate Absences in Performance Review, Adds Catastrophic Illness Leave

Puerto Rico - February 5 2018 Just one year after substantial changes to Puerto Rico employment laws became effective, the Governor has enacted two new sick leave laws. One shields...

Juan Felipe Santos.

Puerto Rico Labor Department Updates Regulations on Payment of Annual (Christmas) Bonus

Puerto Rico - November 16 2017 Employers in Puerto Rico must comply with updated regulations on the payment of the generally required annual bonus to eligible employees. The Puerto...

Juan Felipe Santos.