In a recent employment law webinar, Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Chris Gantt-Sorenson discussed the federal and state laws applicable to pregnant, postpartum and nursing employees. It is important for employers to understand the requirements of these laws to ensure they provideContinue Reading Navigating Pregnancy and Postpartum Employment Laws in the Workplace: A Guide for Employers
Chris Gantt-Sorenson is a highly effective trial lawyer who concentrates in employment defense litigation. Chris chairs Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd's Employment Law practice group and is a frequent contributor to the group's SCEmployersBlog.
Retirement plans face increased risks for cyber-attacks resulting in theft of plan assets. Few entities can keep up with the pace set by cyber-criminals for theft from accounts, and security requirements for industries protecting funds change often and rapidly. When…Continue Reading Can employers face liability when a cyber-attacker steals funds from an employee’s individual 401(k) account?
Join Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Chris Gantt-Sorenson and Katie Busbee on September 28, from 12-1 PM, for our next employment law webinar covering the federal…Continue Reading HSB Webinar Announcement – Fundamentals of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) and Best Practices for Compliance
Hurricane season is among us, and it serves as an excellent reminder for employers to review their workplace policies and procedures to ensure that you are prepared before a hurricane.
Here are five items employers should consider in preparing your…Continue Reading Hurricane Season – 5 Things Employers Should Review Ahead of Any Major Storm
Employers faced with requests from employees for a religious accommodation to an employment requirement, policy or practice are now required to apply a new undue hardship analysis when considering whether to grant or deny the request. In a unanimous opinion…Continue Reading SCOTUS Issues New Undue Hardship Standard for Religious Accommodation Requests
By: Chris Gantt-Sorenson and Catherine Langdon (2023 Summer Law Clerk)
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has joined the bandwagon of federal agencies attacking non-compete agreements in its recently released Memorandum stating certain non-compete agreements violate a worker’s right to…Continue Reading Deplete the Non-Compete – Employer Takeaways from the Latest NLRB Memo
Employers should post the DOL’s two new posters on FLSA and FMLA protections which the DOL updated following the passage of the Pregnant Worker’s Fairness Act (PWFA) and the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for Nursing Mothers (PUMP) Act, discussed in…Continue Reading DOL Issues New FMLA and FLSA Posters
An overview of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act and how it intersects with the Americans with Disabilities Act, South Carolina’s Pregnancy Accommodations and Lactation Support Acts, and the Family Medical Leave Act
As noted in our blog post on the…Continue Reading Pregnant Workers Fairness Act and Interplay with Other Laws
The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) ends on May 11, 2023. The Employee Benefits Security Administration of the Department of Labor issued a set of FAQs on March 29, 2023, to address many of these important issues.
There are a…Continue Reading HSB Employment Law Webinar Announcement: What Employers Need to Know About the End of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
The expanded Medicaid and CHIP coverage offered during the COVID-19 public health emergency ended March 31, 2023, and employees and dependents who were participating in the expanded government-provided health insurance were disenrolled from those coverages Friday. Employers will need to…Continue Reading What Employers Need to Know About Special Enrollment for Employees Formerly on Medicaid