On Aug. 1, 2023, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services published a revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Among the changes to the form is the addition of a checkbox that E-Verify-enrolled employers can use to indicate that they remotely examined identity and employment authorization documents using a DHS-approved alternative procedure. … Read more »
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A new Puerto Rico law gives employees the right to request modifications and a reduced work schedule if they register as Informal Caregivers.
The workers’ compensation yearly experience review was changed on August 8th, 2023, by Act No. 85-2023, effective immediately, to offer an additional one-time fixed 5% special discount on premiums for establishments without occupational accidents for two years in a row. Experience-based discounts have historically been set by the Corporación del Fondo del Seguro del Estado in accordance with regulations and not specific legislative mandates.
The DOL proposes to raise the minimum salary and compensation for exempt employees under the FLSA. Learn how this affects employers in Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories.
The proposed rulemaking to revise 29 CFR Part 541’s interpretation of the salary thresholds applicable to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s exemptions from the minimum wage and overtime pay requirements for executive, administrative, and professional employees was published in the Federal Register on September 8th, 2023.