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Macro Companies pays $1.1M+ in back wages to hurricane recovery workers
April 12, 2018, No Comments

Following an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), fuel distributor Macro Comp ...

AON’s ‘P.R. Benefits Outlook 2017’ study IDs employee-retaining trends
March 16, 2018, No Comments

When it comes to retaining employees, companies must have a benefits strategy — which for some is key to reaching long ...

U.S. Secretary of Labor visits PR, USVI to survey recovery efforts
December 19, 2017, No Comments

U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta visited Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands this past weekend to meet with ...

Diversified Maintenance to help hurricane victims from PR find jobs
December 4, 2017, No Comments

In light of the catastrophic events caused by Hurricanes Irma and María, which displaced thousands of residents across ...

Gov’t announces 200 job opportunities for Puerto Rico youth
November 20, 2017, No Comments

Aware of the importance for youth to have a first job experience, the Puerto Rico Department of Economic Development and ...

SJ metro area workers earn 40% below nat’l average
June 7, 2017, No Comments

Workers in the San Juan-Carolina-Caguas area had an average hourly wage of $14.24 in May 2016, about 40 percent below th ...

BMA group to shake up recruiting with unique service
March 15, 2017, 1 Comment

Recruiting and outsourcing firm BMA Group is partnering with tech startup TalenTank to provide a new service that identi ...

Report: U.S. jobs in most demand in finance, accounting
December 28, 2016, No Comments

Job opportunities across the United States are mostly in the areas of finance and accounting, which during the 12-month ...

P.R. Police Dept. to pay $8.7M to 2,642 officers
October 20, 2016, No Comments

The U.S. Department of Labor requested that a federal judge approve a consent judgment requiring the Puerto Rico Police ...

AON inaugurates $8M state-of-the-art call center in SJ
October 7, 2016, No Comments

Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health solutions business of Aon plc, inaugurated its new $8 million state ...