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COVID-19 Vaccinations: The Conversation Continues

January 08, 2021

As the COVID-19 vaccination becomes more readily available, employers are faced with challenging questions.

Webinar: What Employers Can Expect from the Biden Administration and Upcoming South Carolina Legislative Session

January 07, 2021

Join 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.

FFCRA Not Extended, But Credits Still Available

December 29, 2020

President 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.

EEOC – Employers Can Require Proof of COVID Vaccination, with Some Exceptions

December 16, 2020

On December 16, the EEOC issued updated guidance addressing how employers may handle COVID-19 vaccinations.

Should Employers implement mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policies?

December 10, 2020

Vaccines and health screenings are medical examinations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). An employer requiring a vaccine must do so for a legitimate business reason or as required to protect the workplace under analysis of the ADA’s "direct threat" standard. 

Politics and the Workplace – Employers, Do You Have a Policy?

November 03, 2020

By: Chris Gantt-Sorenson and Perry MacLennan

Employers and human resource professionals find themselves increasingly dealing with workplace strife caused by political and societal differences. When society is polarized on politics, so too are employees.

Employers, Is Your Workplace Diverse and Inclusive? Considerations to Help End Workplace Inequity.

September 15, 2020

An accepting workplace reflects diversity and honors differences. Intolerance of minorities and differences continues to be evident in society and, thus, will also be present in workplaces.  Businesses remain behind societal trends as a general rule. 

Elliot Condon Graduates from Chamber’s Spring Leadership Discovery Program

September 14, 2020

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd is pleased to announce that Elliot Condon, an associate in the firm’s Charleston office, has graduated from the Charleston Metro Chamber’s Spring 2020 Leadership Discovery Program.

77 Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers

August 20, 2020

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd is proud to announce that Best Lawyers®, a legal peer-review guide, has selected 77 attorneys for inclusion in The 2021 Best Lawyers in America©, including eight attorneys as “Lawyer of the Year” and seven attorneys as “Ones to Watch.”

HSB August COVID-19 Update for Employers

August 17, 2020

On August 25, HSB’s Employment Law team provided an update via webinar on COVID-19’s continued impact on SC employers.
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