November 08, 2023In a recent employment law webinar, Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd's Chris Gantt-Sorenson discussed the federal and state laws applicable to pregnant, postpartum and nursing employees. It is important for employers to understand the requirements of these laws to ensure they provide the necessary accommodations and support for pregnant and postpartum workers. In this blog post, we will highlight the key takeaways from the webinar for employers regarding the Pregnancy Workplace Fairness Act (PWFA), South Carolina Pregnancy Accommodations Act (SCPAA), South Carolina Lactation Support Act, PUMP Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
November 01, 2023
(In Demetrius’ leave of absence for military service, please contact Chris Gantt-Sorenson)
During a recent employment law webinar, Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd discussed considerations for employers when conducting workplace investigations. To help employers conduct more effective and efficient workplace investigations, we prepared the following workplace investigation checklist.
October 27, 2023Click here to view a recording of this complimentary webinar presented by HSB's Employment Law team.
June 11, 2021On June 10, 2021, OSHA issued an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) applicable to employers of employees who perform healthcare services and support, and revised guidance for all other employers. OSHA expressly acknowledges that the CDC no longer requires most employers to continue taking steps to protect their vaccinated workers but states employers must continue to take steps to protect unvaccinated or otherwise at-risk workers.
August 17, 2020On August 25, HSB’s Employment Law team provided an update via webinar on COVID-19’s continued impact on SC employers.
July 06, 2020
By: Perry MacLennan
South Carolina has passed another state law protecting working mothers, this time in the form of supporting mothers who want to express breast milk in the workplace. Governor McMaster recently signed the bill into law, effective June 25, 2020.