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Meet Joseph D. Dickey, Jr. of Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Employment Law Team

February 22, 2024

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd is thrilled to introduce the newest member of the employment law team, Joseph D. Dickey, Jr. Joseph brings a unique skill set to the firm. Employment team leader Chris Gantt-Sorenson recently sat down with Joseph so we can share more about his practice and background. Learn more in the full Q&A below.

Beyond the Horizon: What Employers Need to Know About the Latest Non-Compete Proposed Rules

January 16, 2024

During a recent webinar, Denny Major discussed the latest updates employers need to know about non-compete agreements and overtime requirements. In this blog post, Denny will highlight key takeaways and considerations for employers related to non-compete agreements.

HSB Webinar Announcement: 2024 Employment Law Legislative Preview

January 11, 2024

Click here to view a recording of this complimentary webinar presented by HSB’s Employment Law team.

Join Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Employment Law team for our first webinar of the new year. On January 25, from 12-1 PM, Chris Gantt-Sorenson and Katie Busbee will address key issues impacting employers this year in our 2024 employment law legislative preview.

The Corporate Transparency Act – New Federal Requirements Effective January 1, 2024

January 03, 2024

Who is required to file a report?

Beginning January 1, 2024, the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) imposes significant new reporting requirements on a broad range of corporate entities.  With certain exceptions, any domestic entity created by the filing of a document with a secretary of state or any similar office (which would generally include corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, and limited liability partnerships) is a reporting company subject to the reporting requirements. Most “small” entities will be reporting companies. The CTA also applies to foreign entities registered to do business by the filing of a document with a secretary of state or any similar office.

Wrapping up 2023 with our Top 4 Employment Law Questions of the year

December 28, 2023

We’ve rounded up the most popular employment law questions we’ve answered on our blog throughout 2023. The end of the year is a great time to review your workplace policies and proactively plan for the start of the new year. Review these free resources below and ensure your workplace is prepared for the year ahead.

Domestic H-1B Visa Renewal Pilot Program Expected to Start January 2024

December 08, 2023

On November 28, 2023, the U.S. Department of State confirmed the launch of a pilot program for the domestic renewal of visas with a projected start date of January 2024. The pilot program would allow for 20,000 domestic H-1B visa renewals, meaning that foreign nationals who are living and working in the U.S. in H-1B status do not have to leave the U.S. to apply for or renew their visa.

HSB Economic Development Update - December 2023

December 07, 2023

The HSB Economic Development team published their December 2023 news update, highlighting the following topics:

Celebrating Responsibly: HR's Legal Checklist for Holiday Party Success

December 07, 2023

As the holiday season begins, many companies are gearing up to celebrate the year's achievements with a festive workplace holiday party. While these events provide an excellent opportunity for team bonding and camaraderie, HR professionals must approach the planning and execution of such gatherings with a keen awareness of legal considerations and potential liabilities. Several factors should be considered to ensure a successful and legally compliant workplace holiday party.

Essentials for Maintaining Employee Handbooks, Including the Latest Employment Law Updates

November 29, 2023

During a recent webinar, Katie Busbee discussed the essential elements of maintaining your workplace’s employee handbooks. In this blog post, Katie will delve into key employee handbook components and best practices and explore recent employment law updates.
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