Join Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Chris Gantt-Sorenson and Perry MacLennan for our next Employment Law Webinar. On April 22, from 12-1 PM, Chris and Perry will discuss lessons learned from COVID-19 and how employers can apply those in the workplace.

Chris
Continue Reading Webinar Announcement: Where do we go from here? Applying Lessons Learned from COVID-19 to the Workplace Post-Pandemic

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
Continue Reading Frequently Cited OSHA COVID-19 Violations and What Employers Can Do Differently

As the COVID-19 vaccination becomes more readily available, employers are faced with challenging questions.

  • Can you mandate a COVID-19 vaccination policy in your workplace?
  • Is a mandate necessary in your workplace?
  • If your workplace requires the COVID-19 vaccination, how will


Continue Reading COVID-19 Vaccinations: The Conversation Continues

Join Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Employment Law team for our first webinar of the new year. On January 28, from 12-1 PM, Perry MacLennan and Chris Gantt-Sorenson will address what Employers can expect from a Biden Administration and provide a federal
Continue Reading Webinar Announcement: What Employers Can Expect from the Biden Administration and Upcoming South Carolina Legislative Session

On December 16, the EEOC issued updated guidance addressing how employers may handle COVID-19 vaccinations. Importantly, the EEOC appears to acknowledge that employers may implement mandatory vaccination programs (i.e., require proof that an employee has been vaccinated) so long as
Continue Reading EEOC – Employers Can Require Proof of COVID Vaccination, with Some Exceptions

Vaccines and health screenings are medical examinations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). An employer requiring a vaccine must do so for a legitimate business reason or as required to protect the workplace under analysis of the ADA’s “direct
Continue Reading Should Employers implement mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policies?