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Puerto Rico Passes New Leave of Absence for Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Harassment and Assault

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September 5, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST
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Effective August 1, employees in Puerto Rico may take up to 15 days of unpaid leave each calendar year to address situations related to domestic or gender-based violence, child abuse, sexual harassment in employment, sexual assault, lewd acts, or felony stalking when either the employee or a covered family member is the victim of abuse. Join Maralyssa Álvarez-Sánchez as she discusses the following:


  • Conditions for leave entitlement
  • Who is a covered family member
  • Authorized use of leave
  • Documentation that employers may request
  • Interaction with other leaves
  • Employer obligations

Area of Focus

Puerto Rico