March 15, 2021The Biden Administration has directed a number of changes that impact employers under Administrative Agency action as well as the passage of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). We are highlighting a few of those here to alert employers and will cover them more in-depth in later blogs or our seminars.
February 04, 2021On January 28, Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Chris Gantt-Sorenson and Perry MacLennan hosted a webinar on what employers can expect from the Biden Administration and South Carolina legislative session. Chris and Perry discussed proposed federal and state legislation, changes within the Department of Labor, worker protections and COVID-19.
February 02, 2021From the start of the Coronavirus pandemic through December 31, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued citations from 300 inspections for Coronavirus-related violations, resulting in proposed penalties totaling $3,930,381.
January 08, 2021As the COVID-19 vaccination becomes more readily available, employers are faced with challenging questions.
January 07, 2021Join Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Employment Law team for our first webinar of the new year. On January 28, from 12-1 PM, Perry MacLennan and Chris Gantt-Sorenson will address what Employers can expect from a Biden Administration and provide a federal and state legislative update.
December 29, 2020President Trump signed the new stimulus bill this week, which DID NOT extend the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The FFCRA was established in March but expires December 31, 2020. Businesses were anxious to see whether Congress would extend the effectiveness into 2021.
December 16, 2020On December 16, the EEOC issued updated guidance addressing how employers may handle COVID-19 vaccinations.