HSB Blog

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.

Navigating Pregnancy and Postpartum Employment Laws in the Workplace: A Guide for Employers

November 08, 2023

In 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).

8 Steps to Conducting More Effective and Efficient Workplace Investigations, Best Practices

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.

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

By: Perry MacLennan

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

By: Perry MacLennan

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%.

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