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COVID-19 retiro

Puerto Rico Treasury issues relief rules on distributions from a retirement plan and/or IRA to cover earthquake damages

Visita nuestro Observatorio COVID-19 en Puerto Rico By: René Avilés García, Esq. (Ferraiuoli LLC) The PR Treasury issued PR Treasury Circular Letter 20-23 to authorize disaster relief distributions from PR tax qualified retirement plans to alleviate losses or damages suffered by participants during the COVID-19 pandemic. The authorization is granted pursuant to an amendment to ...

OSHA

OSHA’s Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19: In a Nutshell

Visita nuestro Observatorio COVID-19 en Puerto Rico By: Eugene Scott, Esq. (Ferraiuoli LLC) The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently published the following guidance document: OSHA’s Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19, advisory in nature and informational in content, intended to assist employers in providing a safe and healthful workplace amid the COVID-19 pandemic. It is ...

Temporary Flexibility on I-9 Requirements During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Temporary Flexibility on I-9 Requirements During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Visita nuestro Observatorio COVID-19 en Puerto Rico On March 20, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that it will exercise discretion and flexibility in employment verification requirements for employers temporarily shifting to remote working conditions because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The new measures will remain in effect for a period of 60 days ...

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Measures Required to be Taken by the Medical Cannabis Industry Considering Executive Order 2020-029 and Circular Letter JRCM 2020-05

Visita nuestro Observatorio COVID-19 en Puerto Rico Executive Order 2020-029 (the “EO”), effective as of March 31, 2020, extends the Government’s preventive measures until and including April 12, 2020, to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Like Executive Order 2020-023 (its predecessor), the EO provides, in Section 5, that businesses dedicated to the offer and provision ...

Sobre el California Consumer Privacy Act

Sobre el California Consumer Privacy Act

Por: Leonardo J. Colón Pagán (Ferraiuoli LLC) La privacidad es un asunto que cada día está más presente en la mente de los consumidores. La popularidad de las redes sociales, los dispositivos para casas inteligentes y los teléfonos móviles, a pesar de sus grandes beneficios, atentan contra la seguridad de la información privada del público, ...

edificio DRNA

DNER Administrative Order: Granted Term Extensions due to the Impact of Coronavirus in Puerto Rico

Visita nuestro Observatorio COVID-19 en Puerto Rico By Eugene Scott-Amy, Esq. (Ferraiuoli LLC) On March 12, 2020, the Governor of Puerto Rico signed an executive order declaring a State of Emergency due to the impact of the coronavirus in Puerto Rico (OE-2020-020). As a result of this situation, on March 15, 2020 the Department of ...

notificación por escrito

WARN Act Considerations in Times of COVID-19

Visita nuestro Observatorio COVID-19 en Puerto Rico The COVID-19 pandemic is altering the way businesses operate, provoking temporary closures which may lead to reduction in force plans (RIF’s) or closing of businesses. These measures may be subject to the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (“WARN”) Act. Below is a summary of some of the relevant provisions under ...

abogada y madre

Abogadas que son madres exponen los retos durante el trabajo remoto

Visita nuestro Observatorio COVID-19 en Puerto Rico Para enero del 2020 había 432 mil mujeres empleadas en Puerto Rico, según la Informe de Empleo y Desempleo del Departamento del Trabajo y Recursos Humanos (DTRH). Al menos, 115 mil mujeres empleadas se encuentran entre los 35 y los 44 años. No existe datos sobre cuántas mujeres ...

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Infracción de propiedad intelectual a través de plataformas de comercio electrónico

por el Lcdo Rafael Rodríguez-Muriel (Ferraiuoli LLC) El personaje conocido como “The Child” (y coloquialmente como “Baby Yoda“) de la serie The Mandalorian, producida por la Walt Disney Company (“Disney”), ocasionó un revuelo entre la afición de la serie cuando dicho personaje apareció por primera vez en The Mandalorian. Baby Yoda logró capturar el corazón de miles de ...