Many employers use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to reduce bias in hiring, yet studies indicate some AI is discriminating on the basis of disability. The Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) have determined employers using AI
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June is PRIDE month, and Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd will focus this month’s DEI Employment Law Webinar on the LGBTQ+ workforce. On June 23, from 12-1 PM, Chris Gantt-Sorenson will be joined by Jaime Fivecoat, a former 38-year employee with Michelin
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Join Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Perry MacLennan on May 26, from 12-1 PM, for a mid-year employment law update.

Perry will provide a federal and state legislative update covering the most pressing issues for employers, including:

  • A recap of South Carolina’s


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Having a diverse hiring strategy is an essential piece of the puzzle, but it’s not the only piece. Not only is it important to focus on bringing in diverse talent, but it’s two-fold. Employers must also equip current employees with
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We are excited to announce a special treat for our March webinar scheduled for Women’s History Month. Nationally recognized DEI speaker April Simpkins, CHRO with Totalhr, and Brandi Parrish Ellison, Senior Director of Policy and Programs with WREN, will join
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President Biden is expected to sign into law the “Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021.” The law would prohibit employers from including mandatory arbitration clauses in employee handbooks, offer letters, and contracts that would
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