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DEVELOPMENTS IN LABOR RELATIONS & EMPLOYMENT LAW FOR PUERTO RICO

PROMESA APPROVED: UNDERSTANDING ITS LABOR PROVISIONS
On Wednesday, June 29, 2016, the U.S. Senate approved H.R. 5278, legislation to establish  seven-member fiscal oversight board to manage the restructuring of Puerto Rico’s $70 billion government debt and oversee the island’s finances. The “Puerto Rico Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Act” (known by its acronym “PROMESA”), was .

O’NEILL & BORGES LABOR NEWS ALERT PUERTO RICO GOVERNOR SIGNS LABOR REFORM LAW

On January 26, 2017, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló Nevares signed the
Transformation and Labor Flexibility Act (“TLFA”). The new law will be effective
immediately.
TLFA represents a major overhaul of Puerto Rico’s employment laws, intended to
make the Island a more attractive jurisdiction for job creation investments; provide a
more business-friendly regulatory environment; and .

NEW PAID LEAVE FOR CAREGIVERS IN PUERTO RICO

The Governor of Puerto Rico signed into law House Bill 695, amending Puerto Rico’s Law No. 180-1998 (the Minimum Wage, Vacation and Sick Leave Law)...

LABOR & EMPLOYMENT ALERT

PUERTO RICO GOVERNOR PROPOSES LABOR REFORM
On September 9, 2015, the Working Group for the Fiscal and Economic Recovery of Puerto Rico commissioned by Gov. Alejandro García Padilla, released its “Fiscal & Economic Growth Plan” (“FEGP”). The FEGP contains an encompassing blueprint for the local government to follow during the next five years, to reduce .

Client Alerts

DEVELOPMENTS IN LABOR RELATIONS & EMPLOYMENT LAW FOR PUERTO RICO

PROMESA APPROVED: UNDERSTANDING ITS LABOR PROVISIONS
On Wednesday, June 29, 2016, the U.S. Senate approved H.R. 5278, legislation to establish  seven-member fiscal oversight board to manage the restructuring of Puerto Rico’s $70 billion government debt and oversee the island’s finances. The “Puerto Rico Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Act” (known by its acronym “PROMESA”), was .

O’NEILL & BORGES LABOR NEWS ALERT PUERTO RICO GOVERNOR SIGNS LABOR REFORM LAW

On January 26, 2017, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló Nevares signed the
Transformation and Labor Flexibility Act (“TLFA”). The new law will be effective
immediately.
TLFA represents a major overhaul of Puerto Rico’s employment laws, intended to
make the Island a more attractive jurisdiction for job creation investments; provide a
more business-friendly regulatory environment; and .

NEW PAID LEAVE FOR CAREGIVERS IN PUERTO RICO

The Governor of Puerto Rico signed into law House Bill 695, amending Puerto Rico’s Law No. 180-1998 (the Minimum Wage, Vacation and Sick Leave Law)...

LABOR & EMPLOYMENT ALERT

PUERTO RICO GOVERNOR PROPOSES LABOR REFORM
On September 9, 2015, the Working Group for the Fiscal and Economic Recovery of Puerto Rico commissioned by Gov. Alejandro García Padilla, released its “Fiscal & Economic Growth Plan” (“FEGP”). The FEGP contains an encompassing blueprint for the local government to follow during the next five years, to reduce .