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Demetrius Pyburn focuses his practice on employment law and counsels clients on everyday compliance issues involving the ADA, FMLA, Title VII and other employment-related regulations.

The next webinar in our DEI series will focus on what employers can do to create an inclusive and equitable workplace for military veterans.

On November 18 from 12-1 PM, Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Demetrius Pyburn will be joined by Marlin
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The COVID-19 pandemic significantly increased the number of individuals who applied for unemployment. Because of the federal benefits provided to states during the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an increase in the number of individuals who have committed unemployment (UI)
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From 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. These inspections were
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Within the last two weeks, many laws, orders and guidance have been approved and published regarding the administration of unemployment and employee financial relief. We discuss below the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) guidance providing clarity to states on how
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Businesses operating on-site during the COVID-19 pandemic must take extra precautions to ensure they are not subjecting their employees and others on-site to an outbreak that can be avoided by reasonable protections.  Business must, therefore, ensure their employees are either
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Veterans Day is a good time to refresh employers on the federal rights entitled to their employees who serve our country in the uniformed services. U.S. employees who take leave from their civilian jobs to serve in the armed services
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Most employers run background checks on prospective employees when hiring. Some employers have policies in place that allow them to conduct background checks on current employees. Below are several examples of instances in which employers may choose to do so:
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Social media icons on a phoneIn our recent employment law seminar, we discussed how to manage employees who are authorized to post on the company’s social media accounts. Here are some key points to focus on when allowing employees access to your company’s social media
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