The Department of Labor (DOL) has extended the public comment period on its newly proposed test to determine whether a worker is an employee or independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). If adopted, the proposed rule would
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Hiring employees is a tedious and expensive process. Considering the time and money that goes into the hiring process, it is crucial to get it right. So, what can employers do to retain their top talent? It starts with onboarding.
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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a revised “Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal” Poster on October 20, 2022, replacing its previous “EEO is the Law” Poster, which must be posted by all employers immediately. The Poster summarizes
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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
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Join Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Perry MacLennan on September 29, from 12-1 PM, for our next employment law webinar covering employment contracts.

Perry will highlight issues employers should consider when they want to execute contracts with employees and what to include
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Employers are hiring more out-of-state remote workers and with that comes some unintended consequences, including income tax implications, unemployment insurance, employee benefits and other employment laws, and other state law implications. Join Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Chris Gantt-Sorenson and HSB Tax
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The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires that non-exempt employees be paid no less than time and one-half their regular rate of pay for all hours worked over 40 hours in a workweek. How should an employer calculate an employee’s
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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
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June is PRIDE month, and Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd will focus this month’s DEI Employment Law Webinar on the LGBTQ+ workforce. On June 23, from 12-1 PM, Chris Gantt-Sorenson will be joined by Jaime Fivecoat, a former 38-year employee with Michelin
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