April 2020

New Version of Form I-9 Is Now Required

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released a new version of Form I-9. Starting this Friday, May 1, 2020, employers must start using Form I-9 Revision 10/21/19. The form is used to verify the identity and employment authorization of individuals (both citizen and noncitizen) hired for employment in the United States. Both Read more

COVID-19 paid leave

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, a growing number of laws have required employers to temporarily adjust leave policies to better protect the welfare of their employees during this health crisis. One priority has been providing employees with paid time off from work to obtain COVID-19 related health care and recover from the virus, Read more

Puerto Rico Labor Law Poster

Earlier this year, Governor Vazquez signed Law No. 9-2020, also known as the Working Women’s Bill of Rights. Unlike most laws, the Working Women’s Bill of Rights was enacted for informational purposes. The law centralizes a non-exhaustive compilation of rights already recognized in other Puerto Rico labor laws. The law does not create any new Read more