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
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
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
Join Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Chris Gantt-Sorenson, for our next employment law webinar on March 23, from 12-1 PM EST. Chris will discuss the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and how the two…Continue Reading HSB Webinar Announcement: Employer Considerations When Handling FMLA Leave and ADA Accommodation Requests
The Department of Labor (DOL) issued a public opinion letter on February 9, 2023, in response to an employer’s inquiry about an employee’s inability to work more than an eight-hour day due to a Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) qualifying…Continue Reading DOL Issues Important Opinion Letter on FMLA
In recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd will focus our October employment law webinar on Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance related to technology used in hiring and the workplace.
Join Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Chris Gantt-Sorenson…
Continue Reading HSB Webinar Announcement: What Employers Need to Know About ADA Compliance and Technology
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…
Continue Reading AI Used in Hiring May Discriminate Against Applicants with Disabilities; EEOC and DOJ Issue Guidance for Employers
The next two webinars in our DEI series will focus on what employers can do to create an inclusive and equitable workplace for disabled employees, addressing the legal requirements under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements, offering anecdotal experience…
Continue Reading HSB DEI Webinar Series: Creating an Inclusive Workplace for Disabled Employees
Employers considering mandating COVID-19 vaccinations for their employee population may decide the practical issues giving rise to such a mandate would not be worth it, at least at this time. Many reasons justify a mandatory vaccination policy, such as a…
Continue Reading Employers Are Legally Permitted to Mandate COVID-19 Vaccinations, But Should They?