Wednesday, February 1, 2023

All posts tagged "labor reform"

  • Treasury Committee president shoots back at Tatito Hernández

    SAN JUAN – House Treasury Committee President Antonio “Tony” Soto Torres criticized Thursday Rep. Rafael “Tatito” Hernández’s “capricious and demagogic” expressions during a press conference. The New Progressive Party (NPP) representative accused Hernández of “immorality” for criticizing the...

    • Posted January 26, 2017
  • PDP legislators accuse Rosselló of tyranny

    SAN JUAN — Popular Democratic Party (PDP) House Minority Leader Rafael “Tatito” Hernández and several members of his delegation denounced Thursday that fiscal and labor bills approved and implemented by Gov. Ricardo Rosselló will impoverish workers and...

    • Posted January 26, 2017
  • House Approves Labor Reform, awaits governor’s signature

    SAN JUAN – The House of Representatives on Monday concurred in a 32-16 vote with the amendments that the Senate included to Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s labor reform (House Bill 453). The bill could now be signed into...

    • Posted January 23, 2017
  • House to concur with Senate amendments to labor reform

    SAN JUAN – The House of Representatives was preparing Monday to concur with the amendments to labor reform (House Bill 453) introduced by the Senate, which, among other things, reduces the accumulation of vacation and sick-leave days...

    • Posted January 23, 2017
  • NPP Rep. Thunders Against ‘Tatito’ Hernández over Labor Reform

    Lourdes Ramos Rivera accused him of "hypocrisy" and committing "abuses against the people"

    • Posted January 22, 2017
  • PDP strengthens efforts against Labor Reform

    Rafael "Tatito" Hernández asked the House Speaker to oppose the Labor Reform, encourages online petition

    • Posted January 21, 2017
  • House to review Senate amendments to Labor Reform

    SAN JUAN — House Speaker Carlos “Johnny” Méndez said Tuesday that the Senate approved the Labor Reform, but the House couldn’t review it again Thursday as scheduled because it didn’t arrive on time. “There are some amendments...

    • Posted January 20, 2017
  • Nonprofit Service Provider for Women, Matria, Rejects Labor Reform

    SAN JUAN — With the possible approval of labor reform in the Senate, members of the Matria Project nonprofit organization, an island network of services for women, was rejecting the proposal Wednesday and appealed to legislators. “We call on all the...

    • Posted January 18, 2017
  • Labor Reform to Apply to Current Employees

    SAN JUAN — Although the administration of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló insists that the Labor Reform doesn’t apply to current private sector employees, Labor Secretary Carlos Saavedra acknowledged Tuesday in the Senate that some measures will indeed affect them because...

    • Posted January 18, 2017
  • Natal Seeks to Increase Puerto Rico Minimum Wage

    Says 'there is absolutely nothing innovative' about this Labor Reform, he says

    • Posted January 17, 2017