In late December of 2022, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023 (the “Act”), which was part of the larger Securing a Strong Retirement Act, became law. Approximately ninety provisions in the Act affect qualified retirement plans. The Act has beenContinue Reading The SECURE Act 2.0 Makes Major Changes to Retirement Plan Law
DOL Issues Important Opinion Letter on FMLA
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
NLRB Rules Nondisclosure and Nondisparage Provisions Unlawful in Severance Agreements
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently ruled that nondisclosure and nondisparage provisions in severance agreements violate Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). The NLRB noted provisions requiring an employee to keep the terms or existence of…Continue Reading NLRB Rules Nondisclosure and Nondisparage Provisions Unlawful in Severance Agreements
2023 Employment Law Hot Topics
In case you missed our latest employment law webinar, here is a recap of the legislative updates and hot topics employers need to keep an eye on this year.
With the potential economic slowdown, we have already seen…Continue Reading 2023 Employment Law Hot Topics
What do the PUMP Act and PWFA mean for employers?
Congress recently passed two pregnancy-related acts, the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for Nursing Mothers (PUMP) Act and the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA). While some of the Acts’ provisions overlap with requirements of other federal and state laws already in…Continue Reading What do the PUMP Act and PWFA mean for employers?
HSB Webinar Announcement: Back to Normal? Immigration in the Post-COVID Business Environment
Join Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Garrett Steck and Kaitlin Beck on March 2, from 12-1 PM, for our next employment law webinar. Garrett and Kaitlin will provide an immigration law update discussing recent developments impacting employment-based immigration.Continue Reading HSB Webinar Announcement: Back to Normal? Immigration in the Post-COVID Business Environment
Compliance Checklist for Employers with Out-of-State Remote Employees
During a recent employment law webinar, Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Chris Gantt-Sorenson and Tyler Gilliam discussed considerations for employers who employ out-of-state remote workers. To help employers ensure that they are compliant with various states’ business, tax, and employment law regimes, Chris and Tyler prepared the following out-of-state employee compliance checklist.
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Federal Trade Commission Proposes Banning Non-Competes
On Thursday, January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) proposed a rule that would bar all U.S. employers from enforcing and imposing non-compete agreements on workers. The proposed rule – if ever finalized – would have significant legal and…Continue Reading Federal Trade Commission Proposes Banning Non-Competes
HSB Webinar Announcement: 2023 Employment Law Legislative Preview
Join Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Employment Law team for our first webinar of the new year. On February 2, from 12-1 PM, Perry MacLennan and Katie Busbee will address key issues impacting employers this year, including:
- The Labor Market & Layoffs
2022 in Review: The 5 Most Popular Employment Law Topics We Covered This Year
As 2022 is coming to a close, we’ve rounded up the top five most popular topics from our employment law blog over the past year. Take a look back with us!
1. Conducting a Workplace Investigation
Given that every employee…Continue Reading 2022 in Review: The 5 Most Popular Employment Law Topics We Covered This Year