Ms. Leal-Gonzalez frequently provides legal advice and preventive counseling to clients on a variety of employment matters, including, drafting employment contracts for high-ranking employees; negotiating terminations; imposition of progressive discipline per applicable local legal standards; and administration of statutory leaves. She also provides counseling regarding lay-offs, severance agreements, misconduct, discrimination, reasonable accommodations and other employment-related issues to prevent potential litigation.
Ms. Leal-Gonzalez also has experience advising clients on Puerto Rico employee benefits matters, including: filing of ruling requests of pension plans for qualification with Puerto Rico tax authorities; coverage determinations of Puerto Rico plans under Title IV of ERISA with the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation; correction proceedings with the U.S. Department of Labor; plan administration; among other complex issues.
May 9, 2019
Puerto Rico Department of Labor Issues First Comprehensive Guidelines on Employment Laws
The Secretary of the Puerto Rico Department of Labor (PR-DOL) issued the first edition of the “Guidelines for the Interpretation of Puerto Rico’s Employment Legislation” in an effort to provide guidance and a general overview of its position and interpretation of Puerto Rico’s employment statutes and regulations. Instead of having...
Navigating the Puerto Rico Leave Management Maze
March 5, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST
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