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As we had informed you last week, (Labor Watch Vol. 2014 No. 6) Senate Bill 501 was sent to the Governor for his signature on June 4, 2014. On Friday, June 13, 2014, Governor Alejandro García Padilla vetoed Senate Bill 501 to prohibit labor harassment. In the statement explaining his veto, the Governor cited the Department of Justice's recommendation that the Bill be rejected because its definition of "labor harassment" was too vague as well as other confusing or contradictory provisions.
The Bill had been expected to be approved. This veto is good news for employers because it shows the Administration is listening to their concerns.
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