January 08, 2021As the COVID-19 vaccination becomes more readily available, employers are faced with challenging questions.
January 07, 2021Join Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Employment Law team for our first webinar of the new year. On January 28, from 12-1 PM, Perry MacLennan and Chris Gantt-Sorenson will address what Employers can expect from a Biden Administration and provide a federal and state legislative update.
December 29, 2020President Trump signed the new stimulus bill this week, which DID NOT extend the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The FFCRA was established in March but expires December 31, 2020. Businesses were anxious to see whether Congress would extend the effectiveness into 2021.
December 16, 2020On December 16, the EEOC issued updated guidance addressing how employers may handle COVID-19 vaccinations.
December 10, 2020Vaccines and health screenings are medical examinations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). An employer requiring a vaccine must do so for a legitimate business reason or as required to protect the workplace under analysis of the ADA’s "direct threat" standard.
November 03, 2020
Employers and human resource professionals find themselves increasingly dealing with workplace strife caused by political and societal differences. When society is polarized on politics, so too are employees.
October 28, 2020After almost eighth months of dealing with the severe economic impact of COVID-19, it is not surprising that more and more businesses are turning to bankruptcy for relief. Commercial filings continue to rise as many government-backed programs expire and the lasting effects of COVID-19 take hold. For many corporate counsel, interactions with bankruptcy may be limited, but how you respond to a vendor, supplier, or customer bankruptcy after a filing can have a significant impact on your company’s ability to mitigate its losses and avoid liability.
October 20, 2020Effective January 1, 2021, rollback taxes on real property converted from agricultural use to some other use will be imposed in the year of change in use and the three (3) preceding years.
October 05, 2020
September 15, 2020An accepting workplace reflects diversity and honors differences. Intolerance of minorities and differences continues to be evident in society and, thus, will also be present in workplaces. Businesses remain behind societal trends as a general rule.