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Perry MacLennan is a workforce and business lawyer. He counsels clients daily on human resource concerns such as hiring, firing, leave, discrimination, safety and immigration. A skilled litigator when employment and business disputes arise, Perry has argued before the Supreme Court of South Carolina and routinely handles lawsuits in both state and federal court. He has experience representing companies in government investigations from OSHA, the EEOC and the Department of Labor.

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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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
Continue Reading Biden to Sign Law Ending Mandatory Arbitration of Sexual Harassment Cases

Join Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Employment Law team for our first webinar of the new year. On January 27 from 12-1 PM, Chris Gantt-Sorenson and Perry MacLennan will address key legislative and regulatory issues that will impact employers in 2022, including:
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On Friday, December 17, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated OSHA’s vaccine mandate for private employers with at least 100 employees. On Saturday, OSHA announced that it will proceed forward with enforcement under modified timelines.

OSHA will now wait
Continue Reading OSHA Vaccine Mandate Back On: What You Need to Know

As of today, OSHA announced that it “has suspended activities related to the implementation and enforcement of the ETS [Emergency Temporary Standard] pending future developments in the litigation.” A link to the announcement can be found here. The announcement
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Please join Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Chris Gantt-Sorenson and Perry MacLennan on November 15 at 12 PM as they review the Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) issued by OSHA on November 4, 2021. They will also discuss the Fifth Circuit Court of
Continue Reading What Employers Need to Know About OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard

President Biden recently issued an Executive Order (EO) mandating COVID-19 vaccinations for certain health care workers, federal employees and federal contractors. The Executive Order also mandated that private employers with 100 or more employees must either require their employees to
Continue Reading Vaccination Requirements Issued for Employers: What Employers in South Carolina Should Know.

On September 9, 2021, President Biden announced a new COVID-19 Action Plan. The Plan states the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is developing a rule (also known as temporary standard or regulation) requiring all employers with
Continue Reading President Biden Asks OSHA to Mandate COVID-19 Vaccines