Mandatory Notification of Unemployment Benefits
By: Angel Berberena, Esq.
April 21, 2020
The Puerto Rico Department of Labor and Human Resources recently issued Circular Letter 2020-02 requiring any employer laying off employees or reducing work schedules to inform said employees about the availability of unemployment benefits. This notification must:
i) be done by letter, email, brochure, or text message;
ii) at the time of the layoff or the reduction in schedule; and
iii) have the specific text included in Section IV of the Circular Letter.
Please follow the link below to the Circular Letter:
Goldman Antonetti & Córdova, LLC stands ready to assist you and your business to adjust to Puerto Rico’s regulatory and legal changes. If you need further assistance in this area, please contact any of the following members of our Firm (note that during this emergency, it will be easier for you to communicate with us through electronic mail, as provided below) :
|Angel Berberena||[email protected]||787.759.4143|
|Howard Pravda||[email protected]||787.759.4101|
|Luis Antonetti||[email protected]||787.759-4111|
|Vicente Antonetti||[email protected]||787.759.4112|
|Romel Meléndez||[email protected]||787.759.4115|
|Luis Ortiz Abreu||[email protected]||787.759.4110|
|Gabriel Quintero||[email protected]||787.759.4130|
|Javier Vazquez||[email protected]||787.759.4113|
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