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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 ...

US Dept. of Labor gives $1.1M to P.R. to improve services
September 30, 2016, No Comments

The U.S. Department of Labor announced Thursday a total of $43.2 million in Reemployment & Systems Integration National ...

P.R., USVI get $566K in US Labor Dept. grants
April 29, 2016, No Comments

The U.S. Department of Labor on Thursday awarded $112 million to 50 state and territorial workforce agencies, including ...

Trade groups ask Legislature to hold off on labor bills
April 22, 2016, No Comments

Looking to avoid further increases in operating costs that prevent the island’s productive sector from contributing to ...

Aon Hewitt study: P.R. salaries to increase slightly in ’16
December 7, 2015, No Comments

Puerto Rico salaries could see a slight improvement next year, breaking a two-year cycle of flat results, according to t ...

950 private-sector co.’s ask for Christmas bonus waiver
December 2, 2015, 1 Comment

About 950 Puerto Rico-based private-sector companies have asked the Department of Labor and Human Resources to be exempt ...