Etiqueta: Goldman Antonetti & Cordova

Recalculation of regular rate when paying nondiscretionary bonus based on fixed percentages

Recalculation of regular rate when paying nondiscretionary bonus based on fixed percentages

by Angel Berberena, Esq. (Goldman Antonetti & Córdova, LLC) The United States Department of Labor (US-DOL) issued Opinion Letter FLSA 2019-7 (July 1, 2019) addressing if an employer is required to retrospectively recalculate the regular rate of pay if it pays a nondiscretionary bonus that is a fixed percentage of straight-time wages received by the ...

Music Modernization Act (MMA)

Music Modernization Act (MMA)

By Goldman Antonetti & Córdova, LLC [Client Alert] With new technologies developing within the music and audio-recording industries, the U.S. Congress recently passed a bill known as the Music Modernization Act (MMA). The purpose of the bill is to modernize copyright-related issues for music and audio recordings in light of new technology such as digital streaming. The ...

New Guidelines Regarding Payment of Christmas Bonus

New Guidelines Regarding Payment of Christmas Bonus

By Goldman Antonetti & Córdova, LLC [Client Alert] On September 18, 2017, the Puerto Rico Department of Labor and Human Resources (the “PR DOL”) enacted a Regulation regarding the Puerto Rico’s Christmas Bonus Act, Act No. 148 of 1969. Such Regulation supersedes all prior regulations on the subject and establishes guidelines on implementation of the ...

PR Environmental Quality Board conditionally waives certain power generator and solid waste management requirements

PR Environmental Quality Board conditionally waives certain power generator and solid waste management requirements

By Goldman Antonetti & Córdova, LLC [Client Alert] The devastation caused by Hurricane María has left most of the island without the necessary power to continue business operations. As a result, businesses have and continue to rely upon power generators to meet their operational energy demands until the Commonwealth’s power grid is restored. Power generators ...

Monumento a la Herencia Taina de María Elena Perales en Caguas

¿Impuesto ilegal en Caguas? Empresas cuestionan constitucionalidad

El Municipio de Caguas aprobó la Ordenanza Municipal #37, que establece una aportación empresarial municipal .35% de su volumen de negocio a empresas e individuos sujetos al Impuesto Municipal de Patentes o a aquellos que declaren un volumen de negocios en Caguas de tres millones de dólares o más para el año calendario anterior a ...

Employer Must Provide Religious Accommodations

Employer Must Provide Religious Accommodations

by Goldman Antonetti & Córdova, LLC The Department of Labor and Human Resources of Puerto Rico, in accordance with Section 2.19 of Act No. 4-2017, known as the Labor Transformation and Flexibility Act (“LTFA”), has enacted the Regulation to Implement Religious Accommodation in the Workplace (the “Regulation”). This Regulation, as its name implies, establishes guidelines and ...

OCALARH

Primer Simposio de Recursos Humanos de la OCALARH

La Oficina de Capacitación y Asesoramiento en Asuntos Laborales y de Administración de Recursos Humanos (OCALARH), llevará a cabo el Primer Simposio de Recursos Humanos, el miércoles, 17 de septiembre de 2014 de 7:30 a.m. a 5:00 p.m. en el Hotel InterContinental en Isla Verde. La actividad tendrá como lema central: “La administración de los ...