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Governor Signs Laws Amending Two Employment Statutes

Governor signs laws amending two employment statutes to expand scope of protected activity in retaliation cases and remedies available for violations to the local vacation and leave statute In line with what promises to be a reiterated pattern of complicating  the already difficult and challenging employment environment in the Island, on September 29, 2014 the

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Term to File Appeal in Summary Procedure Employment Cases Shortened

On August 6, 2014 the Governor of Puerto Rico signed yet another piece of legislation that affects the interests of employers in the Island.   By signing Law 133 of 2014, the Governor approved the latest amendment made to the summary procedure for employment cases under Law 2 of 1961, which already substantially limits an employer’s

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Preview of Caribbean Business Article: “Don’t mess with the Mouse: Protecting your Intellectual Property”

“Don’t mess with the Mouse: Protecting your Intellectual Property” By Sebastián Torres, Esq. He is one of the world’s most famous characters.  Market researchers estimate a 97% recognition rate in the United States that surpasses even Santa Claus.  Brand experts estimate its value to exceed $3 billion.  I am talking about the ultimate symbol of

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