Puerto Rico High Court Rules in Budget Battle
- RECENT P.R. SUPREME COURT DECISION SHEDS LIGHT ON SEXUAL HARASSMENT ISSUES. Velázquez-Márquez, Carmencita // Caribbean Business;11/30/2006, Vol. 34 Issue 47, Special section p7
The article presents the opinion of the Puerto Rico Supreme Court to the case of Mariela HernÃ¡ndez VÃ©lez versus Televicentro de Puerto Rico y MoisÃ©s VÃ©lez, et al. related to sexual harassment issues at work. The court ruled that the island's sexual harassment statute is not...
- Wall Street looks beyond Supreme Court decision to budget. MARINO, JOHN // Caribbean Business;4/24/2014, Vol. 42 Issue 15, p30
The article reports that analysts and investors from Wall Street have expressed more concern on the probable debt restructuring in Puerto Rico than the decision of the Supreme Court that overturns a significant part of the proposed reform of the Teachers Pension System. Among the analysts and...
- P.R. Supreme Court: Companies must pay special property tax. Vélez, Eva Lloréns // Caribbean Business;4/26/2012, Vol. 40 Issue 16, p10
The article reports on the ruling by the Supreme Court in Puerto Rico indicating that two companies such as DirecTV Inc. and Lilly del Caribe Inc. should pay full tax to allow the courts to assume jurisdiction over their case.
- Puerto Rico Supreme Court Upholds Pension Reform. McGuinness, Kevin // Plan Sponsor News;2013, p2
The article reports on the decision issued by the Puerto Rican Supreme Court in July 2013 to uphold the constitutionality of pension reform law.
- Decision over unjustified job dismissals favors employees. Vélez, Eva Lloréns // Caribbean Business;11/24/2011, Vol. 39 Issue 46, p7
The article reports on the decisions of the Puerto Rican Supreme Court wherein the court ruled that an employee benefiting from the Temporary Handicapped Benefits Systems Law cannot be compelled by an employer to submit documents related to his or her health.
- Lawmaker: P. R. high court ruling won't impede legislation in support of local industries. Vélez, Eva Lloréns // Caribbean Business;4/19/2012, Vol. 40 Issue 15, p26
The article focuses on the ruling of the Puerto Rico Supreme Court on the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution. Senate Government Committee Chairman Carmelo RÃos states that local legislation and ruling can coexist in reference to the decision in a lawsuit brought by beef importers...
- Puerto Rico Supreme Court Strikes Down Teacher Pension Reform. Slavin, Robert // Bond Buyer;4/14/2014, Vol. 123 Issue 34091, p1
The article informs that the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico considered the teachers' pension reform that was passed by the Puerto Rican government in December 2013 and mentions that the government passed the reform of the at the same time as it passed the reform of the judicial pension plan. It...
- No more pension giveaways. // Caribbean Business;8/14/2014, Vol. 42 Issue 31, p21
The author reflects on the pending reform of the teacher's pension system overturned by the Puerto Rico Supreme Court before the last session closed. The author states that several lawmakers in the majority suggested that they will leave the pension reform as a problem for the next...
- House and Senate vote against amending Law 80. Thurston, Lawson D. // Caribbean Business;6/14/2007, Vol. 35 Issue 23, p4
The article reports on the decision of the Puerto Rico Senate and House of Representatives regarding the House Bill (HB) 2982. These legislators have voted against the proposed amendment to clarify a definition of wrongful termination under Law 80 or the HB 2982. According to author...