Sept. 3, 2021, 8:40 PM
Puerto Rico’s hourly minimal wage would rise to $8.50 on Jan. 1, 2022, below a invoice (H.B. 338) that’s to be thought-about by Gov. Pedro Pierluisi Urrutia (New Progressive Occasion), who’s supportive (Spanish) of the rise and anticipated to signal the measure.
The legislature on Aug. 25 approved (Spanish) a committee report that evaluated H.B. 338 and established how a minimum-wage enhance is to proceed.
The minimal wage would rise once more to $9.50 by July 1, 2023, below the invoice, which establishes that the Puerto Rican authorities’s public coverage is to lift the minimal wage in such a …