Puerto Rico Department of Labor and Human Resources
|Formed||April 14, 1931|
|Headquarters||San Juan, Puerto Rico|
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|Executive branch of the
government of Puerto Rico
The Department of Labor and Human Resources of Puerto Rico —Spanish: Departamento del Trabajo y Recursos Humanos (DTRH)— is an executive department of the government of Puerto Rico. The DTRH is responsible for setting and implementing public policy in the areas of labor relations, occupational safety, unemployment insurance benefits, re-employment services, and human resources training. The Department is also responsible for some economic statistics.
The department is an executive department of the Government of Puerto Rico. It was created in 1931 but only gained formal recognition when the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico was approved in 1952. Its first secretary was Prudencio Rivera. The incumbent is Carlos Saavedra Gutiérrez.
- Departamento del Trabajo y Recursos Humanos - Official Site (in Spanish)
- "Ley Orgánica del Departamento del Trabajo y Recursos Humanos de Puerto Rico" (PDF). Government of Puerto Rico. Archived from the original (PDF) on February 21, 2014. Retrieved December 1, 2014.