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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?

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.

HSB Webinar Announcement: Mid-Year Employment Law Update

June 08, 2023

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

Deplete the Non-Compete – Employer Takeaways from the Latest NLRB Memo

June 05, 2023

By: Chris Gantt-Sorenson and Catherine Langdon (2023 Summer Law Clerk)

DOL Issues New FMLA and FLSA Posters

May 10, 2023

Employers should post the DOL’s two new posters on FLSA and FMLA protections which the DOL updated following the passage of the Pregnant Worker’s Fairness Act (PWFA) and the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for Nursing Mothers (PUMP) Act, discussed in our previous blog.
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