10 April 2020 – Governor signs Puerto Rico Government Distance Work Act

Type of Intervention: Regulation
Sectors Involved: Corrections / Justice, Education, Executive Office, Finance/Economy, Health, Local Government
Level of Jurisdiction: PR
Lead People/Agency: Governor

Overview: Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced signed the measure that creates the “Puerto Rico Government Distance Work Act,” which orders government agencies, instrumentalities, and public corporations to create a telework program. The measure will allow employees to comply, partially or totally, from their homes or other satellite offices of the government entity to which they belong their duties and responsibilities.
Full details here: https://www.fortaleza.pr.gov/content/gobernadora-v-zquez-garced-firma-medida-que-crea-la-ley-de-trabajo-distancia-del-gobierno-de

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group