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

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Join Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Perry MacLennan on June 22, from 12-1 PM, for a mid-year employment law update on key issues impacting employers, including:

  • Labor Market Overview
  • Non-Compete News
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Legislative Developments

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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

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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

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On April 27, 2021, President Biden signed Executive Order (E.O.) 14026, which raised the minimum wage paid by government contractors to workers performing work “on or in connection with” covered federal contracts. As of January 1, 2023, workers covered by

Continue Reading Federal Contractor Minimum Wage Requirements: Are all employees entitled to a raise?

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

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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

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Join Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Mac McLean for our next employment law webinar on April 20, from 12-1 PM EDT, where he will discuss the SECURE Act 2.0. Topics covered during this presentation will include:

  • Overview of the Setting Every Community
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