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Perry MacLennan Named 2023 Leadership in Law Honoree

September 22, 2023

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. is pleased to announce that Perry MacLennan has been selected as one of the 2023 South Carolina Lawyers Weekly Leadership in Law honorees.

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%.

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.

Nineteen Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd Attorneys Recognized in 2023 South Carolina Super Lawyers

May 03, 2023

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. is pleased to announce that nineteen attorneys have been listed in the 2023 edition of South Carolina Super Lawyers®, including ten attorneys who were named as “Rising Stars.”

2023 Employment Law Hot Topics

February 14, 2023

By: Perry MacLennan

In case you missed our latest employment law webinar, here is a recap of the legislative updates and hot topics employers need to keep an eye on this year.

Federal Trade Commission Proposes Banning Non-Competes

January 06, 2023

By: Perry MacLennan

On Thursday, January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) proposed a rule that would bar all U.S. employers from enforcing and imposing non-compete agreements on workers. The proposed
rule – if ever finalized – would have significant legal and business ramifications on the U.S. labor economy.

HSB Webinar Announcement: 2023 Employment Law Legislative Preview

January 05, 2023

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

HSB Webinar Announcement: Employment Contracts – Considerations for Employers

September 01, 2022

Join Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Perry MacLennan on September 29, from 12-1 PM, for our next employment law webinar covering employment contracts.

Facebook Messenger & The FMLA

August 30, 2022

By: Perry MacLennan

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals (which governs South Carolina) wrote in a recent case (called Roberts here) that an employee’s message to his supervisor over Facebook messenger might be enough to put the Company on notice of the need for FMLA leave. So, the Company in question may have violated the FMLA when it terminated the employee who didn’t return to work and didn’t follow the call-in procedures. A link to the decision can be found here.

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