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A thriving labor force is vital for progress and the backbone of any business.

Study: 8 out of 10 employees in P.R. ‘committed to employers’
June 15, 2018, No Comments

At a time when Puerto Rico’s labor sector faces challenges due to the current socioeconomic situation, and the effects ...

Economists, execs agree repealing Law 80 will create new jobs in P.R.
June 6, 2018, No Comments

Executives, heads of private trade organizations and economists expressed their support of House Bill 1634, which propos ...

OBoard says Law 80 is ‘not only problem’ with P.R.’s labor landscape
May 31, 2018, No Comments

As the Puerto Rico Senate approved Bill 1011 to repeal Law 80 of 1976, with a number of amendments, the Financial Oversi ...

Rising costs of employers’ health plans given unhealthy habits, lifestyles ‘worrisome’
May 8, 2018, No Comments

One of the main benefits that a company offers its employees is the medical plan.

Labor Dept.: Creative careers booming in P.R.’s job market
April 23, 2018, No Comments

Puerto Rico's economic challenges and social changes have spurred an increase in job opportunities related to cultural a ...

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 ...