Jose J. Fas Quinones

Jose J. Fas Quinones: Attorney with Goldman Antonetti & Córdova, LLC

Biography

José J. Fas-Quinones is Of Counsel and member of the Labor and Employment Law Department. During his career as an attorney Mr. Fas has represented a distinguished list of corporate clients in employment law and labor relations issues before the Courts and administrative agencies of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Mr. Fas also has extensive experience in collective bargaining processes always representing the employer. Mr. Fas also has administrative experience and knowledge of the principles and practices of human resources management both at the private and public sectors after serving in several diverse organizations in positions such as Assistant Vice President of Caribbean Bioresearch, Inc., Director of Adjudicative Processes and labor Counsel of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company, Human Resources and Industrial Relations Director of Ondeo Of Puerto Rico and Assistant Treasury Department Secretary for Human Resources and Labor Affairs. Mr. Fas has also served as Lecturer at the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico teaching specialized courses in Labor Legislation and Political Science. Mr. Fas has participated as Guest Speaker in numerous conferences and seminars sponsored by different organizations throughout the island and foreign countries such as Mexico.

Published Works:

Editor, "The Political Scientist" Newsletter WMU, 1991

Classes/Seminars Taught:

"Effective Administration of Collective Bargaining Agreements," Treasury Department, 2004 - 2008

"Effective Supervision," Treasury Department, 2004 - 2008

"New Tourism Transportation Law," Puerto Rico Tourism Company, 2003

International Water and Health Development Organization Convention, Cancun, Mexico, 2002

"Anti Smoking Legislation and the Workplace," Interamerican University, San German, 2001

"Sexual Harassment Laws and Policies," Interamerican University, Aguadilla, 2000

"Latest Developments in Labor Law," Society for Human Resources Management, Ponce, 2001

"Latest Developments in Labor Law," Society for Human Resources Management, Mayaguez, 2000

"Civil Rights and Civil Duties: Fundamentals for a Better Living," Eugenio Maria de Hostos School, Mayaguez, 1997

"Labor Legislation," Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico, 1993 - 2001

"Introduction to Political Sciences: Politics and Economics," Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico

"Politics and Government of Puerto Rico," Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico

"Comparative Political Analysis," Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico

"Classical Political Philosophy," Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico

"Modern Political Philosophy," Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico

"Methodology," Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico

"Open Seminar," Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico

Honors and Awards:

Merit Award for Promotion of Academic Excellence, Pontifical Catholic University, 2001

Special Recognition for Support "Campana Benefica Empleados Publicos," 2005

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Colegio de Abogados de Puerto Rico

Member

American Bar Association

Member

Association of Labor Relations Practitioners of Puerto Rico

Member

Society for Human Resources Management

Member

Past Employment Positions:

Puerto Rico Treasury Department, Assistant Secretary, Human Resources and Labor Affairs, 2004 - 2008

Ondeo of Puerto Rico, Human Resources and Industrial Relations, Director, 2003 - 2004

Puerto Rico Tourism Company, Director of Adjudicative Processes and Labor Counsel, 2001 - 2003

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico, Lecturer, 1993 - 2001

Luis Lopez Lopez & Associates, Associate Attorney, 1998 - 2001

Caribbean Bioresearch, Inc., Assistant Vice President, 1993 - 1998

Areas of Practice (27)

  • Employment Law, Employer
  • Americans with Disabilities Act, Employer
  • Employee Rights, Employer
  • Employment Contracts, Employer
  • Employment Discrimination, Employer
  • Family Medical Leave Act - FMLA, Employer
  • Occupational Safety & Health Act - OSHA, Employer
  • Pensions, Benefits & Compensations, Employer
  • Sexual Harassment, Employer
  • Wage & Hour Laws, Employer
  • Whistleblower, Employer
  • Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification - WARN - Act, Employer
  • Wrongful Termination, Employer
  • Labor Law
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Labor Arbitration
  • Labor Disputes
  • Labor Legislation
  • Labor Relations Boards & Proceedings
  • Unfair Labor Practices
  • Unions
  • Wage & Hour Laws
  • Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification - WARN - Act
  • Personal Injury, Plaintiff
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents, Plaintiff
  • Slip and Fall, Plaintiff
  • Wrongful Death, Plaintiff

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
787-759-4156  Phone
787-474-2351  Fax
www.gaclaw.com
University Attended:
University of Wisconsin, B.A., Political Science and International Relations; Western Michigan University, M.A., Political Science and Development Administration, 1993
Law School Attended:
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of Law, J.D.
Year of First admission:
1997
Admission:
1997, Puerto Rico
Languages:
Spanish and English
ISLN:
921208851

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