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An Update from the EEOC

A couple of weeks ago, employment law practitioners from South Carolina and North Carolina gathered for the 31st Annual NC/SC Labor & Employment Conference. The program was filled with many highlights, including a presentation from David Lopez, General Counsel of the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”). Mr. Lopez discussed the EEOC’s “Top Ten … Continue Reading

Gear Up for HSB’s 2015 HR Law Updates

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Employment Team is pleased to offer the 2015 HR Law Update in six cities this Fall. Hot Topics. Through these six sessions, you’ll learn about hot topics HR managers are facing today: Immigration, Criminal Background Checks, Independent Contractors, FLSA Violations, Pregnancy Non-Discrimination, and more. Don’t miss out. In one morning, we’ll cover the basics of … Continue Reading

A New Test for Pregnancy Discrimination Claims

Just recently, the United States Supreme Court decided a case that could require employers to provide more accommodations to pregnant workers. In Peggy Young v. United Parcel Service,[1] the Court established a new test to evaluate an employee’s claim under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (“PDA”). Instead of clarifying the law, the Court created more confusion … Continue Reading
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