Puerto Rico Department of Labor and Human Resources

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Department of Labor and Human Resources of Puerto Rico
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Department overview
Formed April 14, 1931; 84 years ago (1931-04-14)
Jurisdiction executive branch
Headquarters San Juan, Puerto Rico
Department executive Miguel Romero, Secretary of Labor and Human Resources
Key documents Law No. 15 of 1931
Article IV of the Constitution of Puerto Rico
Law No. 100 of 1977
Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1994
Website www.dtrh.gobierno.pr

The Department of Labor and Human Resources of Puerto RicoSpanish: 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.[1]

History[edit]

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 Miguel Romero.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "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.