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South Carolina Boards of Medical Examiners, Nursing and Pharmacy Issue Joint Advisory Opinion on Retail IV Therapy Businesses

September 12, 2023

The IV therapy business is booming across South Carolina—on every corner there seems to be a new IV/hydration/wellness storefront or mobile clinic advertising hangover cures and wellness improvement. But, not all IV therapy businesses are created equal, and South Carolina licensing boards have started paying attention.

Hurricane Season – 5 Things Employers Should Review Ahead of Any Major Storm

August 29, 2023

Hurricane season is among us, and it serves as an excellent reminder for employers to review their workplace policies and procedures to ensure that you are prepared before a hurricane.

What does AI mean for HR?

August 10, 2023

Artificial Intelligence (AI) might be the most popular phrase of the year, but it is undoubtedly here to stay. We are seeing companies experiment with using AI in the workplace, which often raises questions like, How can employers use AI? Should hiring managers use AI? What are the legal parameters around AI in the workplace?

Proposed Bill Could Increase CFIUS Jurisdiction, Further Restrict FDI

July 31, 2023

By: Philip Land and Ashley Long (2023 Summer Law Clerk, 2L at USC Law)

Mid-Year Labor Market Update for Employers

July 20, 2023

Over the last couple of years, the labor market has been steadfastly strong. The Federal Reserve hoped the wage pressure would ease a bit and get unemployment back to a healthy level. In May, the nationwide unemployment rate was at 3.7%.

2022 EEO-1 Deadline Delayed

July 05, 2023

By: Ashley Long, 2023 Summer Law Clerk, and Katie Busbee

Employers required to annually submit EEO-1 reports now have more time to compile their 2022 reports.

SCOTUS Issues New Undue Hardship Standard for Religious Accommodation Requests

June 30, 2023

Employers faced with requests from employees for a religious accommodation to an employment requirement, policy or practice are now required to apply a new undue hardship analysis when considering whether to grant or deny the request. In a unanimous opinion issued Thursday, June 29, 2023, the United States Supreme Court ruled a showing of more than a de minimis or minimal cost will not establish undue hardship when considering an employee's religious accommodation request.

What does the new CFIUS proposed rule mean for foreign investment?

June 20, 2023

Last month, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) issued a proposed rule that could restrict foreign investment in real estate located near certain military bases. 
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