Labor claims employed persons committed unemployment insurance fraud

The secretary of the Department of Labor and Human Resources (DTRH), Carlos Rivera, reported that fraud cases are not only related to the Pandemic Unemployment Program (PUA), since private employees who have received their salary during the pandemic have applied for unemployment insurance. “There is talk of the PUA but many people are also unemployed. […]

New federal proposal leaves out the second round of checks for $ 1,200

Republicans are preparing to propose an economic stimulus package that is smaller than the initial proposal, and that would exclude the sending of a second round of checks for $ 1,200. The middle CNBC He outlined that the new proposal would be only 500 billion. The continuity of proposals by Republicans and Democrats occurs due […]

Study links blood type with severity of COVID-19

A genetic analysis of patients with COVID-19 published on Wednesday, indicates that the blood group could influence whether someone develops severe symptoms of the disease. The scientists compared the genes of thousands of patients in Europe found that those with type A blood were more likely to develop a serious illness, while those with type […]

AT&T will lay off more than 3,000 employees and close stores in the united States

The telecommunications company AT&T will put in place a restructuring plan of 6,000 million dollars, which will lead to dismissal of employees and closure of stores, reported the union of Workers of Communications of America (CWA, for its acronym in English). The union presented a written communication that the company notified them of his plans […]

USA: Confident that insurers to cover vaccines for COVID-19

Federal officials said Tuesday they forecast that medical insurance companies cover the vaccine for COVID-19 without charging co-pays, once they are developed and become available. During a briefing with the press, a senior official said that the government of president Donald Trump holds discussions with the insurers on offer vaccines at no cost to the […]

PAHO warns: pandemic COVID-19 continues to accelerate in Latin America

In the american continent, have registered more than 3.8 million infections and almost 204.000 deaths by the new coronavirus. The united states accounted for 54% of all cases and Brazil with 23%, according to the Pan american Health Organization (PAHO). “The pandemic is still accelerating in the region,” said Carissa Etienne, director of PAHO in […]

Plaza Las Americas and Plaza del Caribe announce new extended hours

Plaza Las Americas and Plaza Del Caribe announced today the extension of the hours of operation and a new visits block of 6 hours through the reservation system SQUARE App as of Tuesday, June 16, pursuant to the new executive order 2020-044. “Starting this Tuesday, the new hours at both malls is 9:00 am to […]

Designated Secretary of Labor seeks to handle unemployment claims through SURI

The designated secretary for the Puerto Rico Department of Labor and Human Resources (DTRH), Carlos Rivera, offered details of what his priorities will be once he arrives at the office if confirmed by the Senate. In an interview with Radio Isla 1320, Rivera indicated that he will begin to meet with the Department of the […]