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EEOC Finalizes Pregnancy Workers Fairness Act

April 18, 2024

The EEOC issued its Final Rule and Interpretive Guidance implementing the Pregnancy Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) on Monday, April 15, 2024. The Rule becomes effective sixty days after it is published in the Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Appendix A to part 1636.

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: Navigating Independent Contractor Relationships

March 13, 2024

Click here to view a recording of this 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.

Meet Joseph D. Dickey, Jr. of Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Employment Law Team

February 22, 2024

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd is thrilled to introduce the newest member of the employment law team, Joseph D. Dickey, Jr. Joseph brings a unique skill set to the firm. Employment team leader Chris Gantt-Sorenson recently sat down with Joseph so we can share more about his practice and background. Learn more in the full Q&A below.

HSB Webinar Announcement: Immigration Law Update, Including the Latest on H-1B Visa Filings

February 07, 2024

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

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.

Celebrating Responsibly: HR's Legal Checklist for Holiday Party Success

December 07, 2023

As the holiday season begins, many companies are gearing up to celebrate the year's achievements with a festive workplace holiday party. While these events provide an excellent opportunity for team bonding and camaraderie, HR professionals must approach the planning and execution of such gatherings with a keen awareness of legal considerations and potential liabilities. Several factors should be considered to ensure a successful and legally compliant workplace holiday party.

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).

Can employers face liability when a cyber-attacker steals funds from an employee's individual 401(k) account?

October 18, 2023

Retirement plans face increased risks for cyber-attacks resulting in theft of plan assets. Few entities can keep up with the pace set by cyber-criminals for theft from accounts, and security requirements for industries protecting funds change often and rapidly. When hackers steal plan funds through individual participants' accounts, what responsibility does the employer have for the theft?

Chris Gantt-Sorenson Named to South Carolina Lawyers Weekly 2023 Employment Law Power List

September 07, 2023

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. is pleased to announce that Chris Gantt-Sorenson was named to the South Carolina Lawyers Weekly 2023 Employment Law Power List. Statewide, only ten attorneys were recognized.
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