Date & Time
Friday, April 7, 2017
8:00 am-5:00 pm
   |   Live Event
Continuing Education:
​PHR/SPHR/GPHR and CLE credit are currently pending.

Contact Omar Suarez at or (305) 400-7554

The Third Annual Puerto Rico Conference will be a full day of presentations and interactive discussions covering the latest trends and updates on Federal and Puerto Rican labor and employment laws and human resources issues. The program will address current challenges facing Puerto Rico employers including:

  • The 2017 Puerto Rico employment and labor law update: Key changes impacting Puerto Rico employers
  • Leave of absence nightmares: Practical strategies to manage common and unique issues
  • La Vida en el Fondo
  • From the bench: Avoiding big jury awards 
  • Are you I-9 compliant? Common mistakes and how to correct them
  • Generational differences in the workplace: Myths and realities about the interplay with leadership roles and workplace attitudes
  • Workplace violence: Preventive and preparation measures; legal obligations
  • Obama's NLRB legacy in jeopardy in light of the Trump era: Rules and cases under scrutiny

Sessions will be conducted in English, Spanish or bilingual. Simultaneous translation will be provided throughout the event.

Program: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cocktail Reception: 5:00 pm

Cost: $150 (Breakfast and lunch included)

Presented by Schuster Aguilo LLC, a member of Littler Global.


Rafael E. Aguiló-Vélez

Capital Member
(787) 765-0090

José Dávila-Caballero

Special Counsel
(787) 765-4646

Jorge R. Lopez

(305) 400-7504

Elizabeth Pérez-Lleras

Capital Member
(787) 765-4646

Mariela Rexach

Capital Member
(787) 250-4909

Anabel Rodríguez-Alonso

Managing Capital Member

Stephan C. Swinkels

+31 6523 255 31

Cindy-Ann L. Thomas

Principal | Co-Chair, EEO & Diversity Practice Group

Additional Speakers

Grymarys de Jesús-Afanador
Assistant General Counsel, Wal-Mart Puerto Rico, Inc.
Ivonne Gómez Méndez
Human Resources Director, Supermercados Econo, Inc.
Honorable Juan M. Pérez Giménez
Judge, United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico
Olga Sánchez Ramos
Vice President of Human Resources, GFR Media,LLC