We’ve rounded up the most popular employment law questions we’ve answered on our blog throughout 2023. The end of the year is a great time to review your workplace policies and proactively plan for the start of the new year.

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As the holiday season begins, many companies are gearing up to celebrate the year’s achievements with a festive workplace holiday party. While these events provide an excellent opportunity for team bonding and camaraderie, HR professionals must approach the planning and

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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 provide

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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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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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