The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201), requires new paid and unpaid leaves in response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.
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On Thursday, April 30th, 2020 the Governor Wanda Vázquez announced that she would extend the lock down and curfew orders with certain modifications providing for new exceptions to certain services, businesses and industries set to reopen, provided they met special safety and health standards, requiring Contagion Risk Management Plans, and allowing people to exercise. The Department of State published the new Executive Order No. 2020-038 on Friday, May 1st, 2020 at about 6:10 p.m.
On April 9, 2020, Puerto Rico enacted into law Act No. 37-2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, to establish a special paid sick leave for non-exempt employees infected (or are suspected of being infected) due to a state of emergency declared by either the Governor of Puerto Rico or the Secretary of the Puerto Rico Health Department.
A new Puerto Rico law gives employees the right to request modifications and a reduced work schedule if they register as Informal Caregivers.
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.