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2021 Estrella Trial Advocacy Competition

2021 Estrella Trial Advocacy Competition (ETAC) Estrella, LLC and George Washington University Law School proudly announce their 7th edition of the Estrella Trial Advocacy Competition (ETAC) to be held on April 10 & 11, 2021, fully virtual on Zoom. “The devastation of Hurricane Maria precluded ETAC in 2018 and the pandemic halted it again in

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Nine Estrella, LLC Lawyers Recognized by Best Lawyers® for 2021

2021 Best Lawyers Estrella LLC Press Release San Juan, Puerto Rico, November 12, 2020 — Estrella, LLC is pleased to announce that nine lawyers have been included in the Eighth Edition of The Best Lawyers in Puerto Rico. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers™ has become universally regarded as the definitive guide

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Puerto Rico Department of Labor Requires COVID-19 Plan Certification

In light of the most recent executive order (OE-2020-038), the Puerto Rico Secretary of Labor issued letter 2020-03 on May 1st, 2020, mandating all employers to certify they have a workplace contingency protocol in place, to control the spread of COVID-19. This is applicable to employers who currently have employees at their worksite, as well

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COVID-19 Regulations and Safety Measures in Latin America & the Caribbean (Published by Meritas)

Covid-19 Regulations and Safety Measures in Latin America & the Caribbean As the COVID-19 continues to spread, all countries have imposed different measures to combat the virus. Please visit the link provided for a summary prepared by Meritas Member Firms concerning COVID-19 Regulations and Safety Measures in Latin America & the Caribbean.

Puerto Rico Legislature Proposes Overtime Payment to All Private Employees Working During COVID-19 Emergency

(April 4, 2020) According to local news, Representative Georgie Navarro authored a Resolution (to be filed on Monday) proposing overtime payment to all private employees serving customers and currently working during COVID-19 emergency.  The Resolution will only exempt those employers with less than 50 employees and with annual gross income that does not exceed ten

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