Updated to include information on paid sick leave for a catastrophic illness, effective from 20 February 2018.
Updated to include information on a change relating to sickness absence as a ground for disciplinary action.
Updated to include information on a change relating to sickness absence as a ground for dismissal.
Updated to include information on a change relating to the relevance of sickness absence in performance evaluations.
Information on legal service providers for Puerto Rico employment law.
Updated to reflect restrictions imposed on employers by the Equal Pay Act, which are intended to reduce gender-based salary differences.
Updated to reflect a change made by the Labor Transformation and Flexibility Act to the length of the employment reserve period.
Updated to reflect changes made by the Labor Transformation and Flexibility Act, including revisions to contract formation and the definition of employee; probationary periods; and types, interpretation and variation of employment contracts.
Useful online resources on employment law in Puerto Rico.
An employment law guide to industrial relations in Puerto Rico, including trade unions, collective bargaining and agreements, unfair labour practices, information and consultation, and industrial action.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to Puerto Rico.