On September 2, 2010 the Governor of Puerto Rico signed into law the Real Estate Market Stimulus Act of 2010, Act No. 132 of 2010; See our Memorandum on Senate Bill 1720 of August 23, 2010 on some of the provisions of this legislation.
2009 News Release
September 2009José A. B. Nolla was a speaker at the 36th Society For Human Resources Management (SHRM) Puerto Rico Conference and Exposition, where he presented an overview of the Puerto Rico government’s agenda for labor legislation reform. His presentation was part of the Labor Trends plenary session, which also covered the most recent amendments to the Americans With Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and the controversial bill that may become the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA). Enclosed is the PowerPoint Presentation, and supplementary materials referenced therein:
PowerPoint: Agenda de Legislación Laboral 2009-2012
Plan de Gobierno 2009-2012 (6MB Color Pdf)
Relevant Portions of Plan de Gobierno 2009-1012 (2MB b/w Pdf)
P de la C 3747
Informe Negativo P de la C 3747
Proyectos ante la Comisión del Trabajo y Relaciones Laborales de la Cámara de Representantes
Proyectos ante la Comisión del Trabajo, Asuntos del Veterano, y Recursos Humanos del Senado
RECENTLY ENACTED STIMULUS PACKAGE INCLUDES COBRA SUBSIDY AND EMPLOYER RESPONSIBILITIES.
2008 News Release
SHRM Recurso magazine full arcticle: ADA Amendments of 2008 In Line with 2004 Amendments To Local Disability Statute.
New FMLA Regulations and Forms Published .
ADA Amendments Acts of 2008 In Line With 2004 Amendments to Puerto Rico Disability Statute.
President Bush Signs Into Law New Family Leave In Connection With Members Of The Armed Forces.
2007 News Releases
Our Second Newsletter: U.S. Department of Labor Releases a Report on the Effectiveness of the Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA") Regulations; New Federal Minimum Wage Poster Available; DBA Business Structure Does Not Shield Its Venturers From Liability And Can Prove Risky.
2006 News Releases
Our First Newsletter: Final Revision to Regulation No. 13 of the Puerto Rico Department of Labor became effective February 17, 2006.