SEMINARS

Many JGL attorneys teach and are frequent speakers at professional meetings and offer seminars regarding the latest developments in the law. JGL experiences in different areas allow us to present seminars in a manner that assists you to learn about those areas, prevent problems and handle potential litigation. This section provides information on the seminars provided by our firm. Each seminar also can be conducted in-house and customized to address your unique issues.


  • Absenteeism and Update on Employment Leaves

  • A Guide to Managing Workers’ Compensation Claims in Puerto Rico

  • Americans with Disabilities Act: Update

  • Answers to your Most Challenging Compensation Dilemmas

  • Avoiding Lawsuits by Training Managers and Supervisors to Implement Proper Disciplinary Procedures

  • Characteristics of Effective Discipline

  • Compliance with Federal and Local Laws on Leaves

  • Defamation, Libel and Slander in Puerto Rico

  • Documentation and Record Maintenance: Drafting Policies and Employee Manuals

  • Epidemic at your door: Prevent Workplace Violence and Domestic Violence by Recognizing Early Warning Signs and Implementing Proactive Safety Measures

  • Ensuring Legal Compliance with Overlapping Laws: FMLA, ADA, Maternity Leave, Workers’ Compensation and State Leave Laws

  • Emerging Trends and New Developments in State and Federal Employment Law

  • Employment Laws of Puerto Rico Applicable to the Public Sector

  • Establishing a Safety Culture in your Organization

  • Family Medical Leave Update

  • Freedom of Expression in the Workplace: Prerogatives and Limits

  • From Recruitment to Dismissal: a General Focus on Puerto Rico Labor Laws

  • Handling Disgruntled, “Stressed-Out”, and Other Potentially Violent Employees: Preventing Employee Sabotage and Workplace Violence

  • How to Deal with a Borderline Employee

  • How to Detect a Union Movement in a Company and How to Prevent It

  • How to Conduct Harassment Investigations

  • How to Prevent Accidents and Comply with Safety Measures in the Workplace

  • How to Reduce the Occurrence of Repetitive Stress Injuries by Improving Workplace Ergonomics

  • How to Terminate Employees without Prompting a Lawsuit: Strategic Policies and Practices that Minimize Legal Exposure

  • Interview Process for Employment Candidates: A Practical and Legal Focus

  • Key Factors for Effective Supervision

  • Labor Laws in General

  • Labor Laws in Places Where a Union is Present

  • Labor Laws in Places Where a Union is not Present

  • Libel and Aspects Related to Defamation in the Workplace, Including Journalists and Photo Journalists

  • Management and Discipline of Absenteeism in the Workplace

  • Mediation as a Tool to Solve Employment Disputes

  • Medical Leave in the Workplace

  • Monitoring E-Mails, Computer Files, Facebook, GPS, Voice Mail and Cell Phones Use Without Crossing the Privacy Line

  • New Developments in State and Federal Employment Law

  • New Developments in State and Federal Employment Law: Business Immigration Issues, HIPAA, OFCCP, NLRB and More

  • New Labor Tendencies

  • Orientation on How to Conduct Employer Campaigns Under the National Labor Relations Act

  • OSHA Inspection of a Workplace Accident; Tips on Actions an Employer Should Take When OSHA Investigates

  • Personnel Law Update

  • Practical Aspects of Discipline and Dismissal.

  • Reducing Litigation Costs: a Fresh Look at Arbitrating Employment Disputes in Light of Recent Supreme Court Cases

  • Responsibilities of Directors and Officials: Duties, Risks and Solutions

  • Safeguarding your Organization from Wrongful Discharge Claims: Addressing your Toughest Terminations

  • Ten Good Reasons why Supervisors should Immediately Contact the Human Resources Department

  • The Discrimination Update

  • The Ten Most Common Mistakes of Employers in the Administration of Wage and Hour Laws

  • Union Avoidance

  • Violence in the Workplace

  • What a Supervisor May or May Not Do During a Union Campaign

  • Workers’ Accident Compensation Act Update

  • Workshop: Development of Management Skills

  • Workshop for Supervisors on Practical Aspects of Discipline and Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

  • Workshop for Supervisors on Discrimination and Retaliation

  • Workshop on How to Administer a Collective Bargaining Agreement

  • Workshop on How to Prepare for Collective Bargaining

  • Workshop on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace