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Religious Beliefs: Is there a legal duty to accommodate?

By: Yasthel González, Esq. (ygonzalez@estrellallc.com) Employers in Puerto Rico are well aware that federal and local laws prohibit an employer from discriminating against its employees or employment candidates based on their religion. However, employers’ duties not to discriminate based on religion, do not end there. Recently, the religious beliefs-protection was broadened by Act 4 of

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Corinne Cordero Appointed as a Young Lawyer Representative to the Aviation and Space Law General Committee of the ABA TIPS

We are pleased to announce that Corinne Cordero, a member of our aviation practice group, has been appointed by the American Bar Association as a Young Lawyer Representative to the Aviation and Space Law General Committee for the 2018-19 bar year.  This leadership appointment is in recognition of her competence in this area, commitment to

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Government Proposes Legal Framework for PREPA Privatization

By:  Paul J. Hammer, Esq. (phammer@estrellallc.com) On March 6, 2018, the Governor of Puerto Rico filed before both chambers of the Legislature Senate Bill No. 860 and House Bill No. 1481 (“Bills”). The proposed “Act to Transform the Electrical System of Puerto Rico” (“Proposed Transformation Act”) provides the legal framework for the sale or transfer

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Alberto Estrella Appointed to the Guayacán Endowment Fund Board of Trustees

March 2018 – We are pleased to announce that the firm’s Managing Partner, Alberto Estrella, was recently appointed as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Guayacán Endowment Fund, a charitable trust in benefit of Grupo Guayacán, one of Puerto Rico’s leading entrepreneurial development organizations. The Trust, which was launched in September 2016

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