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Love is Blind.

April 12, 2024

It’s not often I get to title an employment law update “Love is Blind,” but a recent ruling presents an opportunity to remind employers arbitration provisions in employment agreements are not enforceable when an employment dispute turned litigation pertains directly or indirectly to sex harassment. 

HSB Webinar Announcement: FLSA Exempt Salary Rule

April 10, 2024

Join Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Joseph Dickey for our next employment law webinar on April 25, from 12-1 PM EDT, where he will discuss the FLSA exempt salary rule.

HSB Webinar Announcement: Navigating Independent Contractor Relationships

March 13, 2024

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

We touched on the new independent contractor rules issued by the Department of Labor and the National Labor Relations Board during our January legislative update, but many of our attendees followed up by requesting more in-depth training on navigating independent contractor relationships in your businesses.

Beyond the Horizon: What Employers Need to Know About the Latest Non-Compete Proposed Rules

January 16, 2024

During a recent webinar, Denny Major discussed the latest updates employers need to know about non-compete agreements and overtime requirements. In this blog post, Denny will highlight key takeaways and considerations for employers related to non-compete agreements.

HSB Webinar Announcement: 2024 Employment Law Legislative Preview

January 11, 2024

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

Join Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Employment Law team for our first webinar of the new year. On January 25, from 12-1 PM, Chris Gantt-Sorenson and Katie Busbee will address key issues impacting employers this year in our 2024 employment law legislative preview.

Wrapping up 2023 with our Top 4 Employment Law Questions of the year

December 28, 2023

We’ve rounded up the most popular employment law questions we’ve answered on our blog throughout 2023. The end of the year is a great time to review your workplace policies and proactively plan for the start of the new year. Review these free resources below and ensure your workplace is prepared for the year ahead.

Domestic H-1B Visa Renewal Pilot Program Expected to Start January 2024

December 08, 2023

On November 28, 2023, the U.S. Department of State confirmed the launch of a pilot program for the domestic renewal of visas with a projected start date of January 2024. The pilot program would allow for 20,000 domestic H-1B visa renewals, meaning that foreign nationals who are living and working in the U.S. in H-1B status do not have to leave the U.S. to apply for or renew their visa.

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).
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