I had to sign a waiver giving up the lunch hour and having 30 mins instead in order to get this job. They monitor my bathroom breaks in those 11 hrs. They expect us to change gear, go to the restroom and eat in 30 mins.
answered on Feb 17, 2023
The waiver is required for the employer to file with the Puerto Rico Labor Department. As a rule of thumb, a non-exempt employee should get a 1-hour break for every 5 hours worked. Time worked in excess of the five hours is paid at 1.5 x the hourly rate (overtime). If the rest period taken (barring... Read more »
answered on Jan 11, 2017
If the agreement establishes an extension to the territory, yes.
It will depends on the agreement.
Preferably from Florida.
answered on Oct 17, 2016
There is a lawyer directory on this same page where you may find a lawyer by jurisdiction and Legal Issue. Just narrow your search for employment law and Puerto Rico and you will find a list of attorneys that can help you.
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