Many employers were left with more questions than answers after President Biden discussed the private employer requirement of his COVID-19 Action Plan, the “Path out of the Pandemic Plan,” on September 9, 2021. Chris Gantt-Sorenson and Perry MacLennan
Continue Reading Top 7 Questions Employers Have About President Biden’s Mandatory Vaccination Plan, Next Steps

On September 9, 2021, President Biden announced a new COVID-19 Action Plan. The Plan states the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is developing a rule (also known as temporary standard or regulation) requiring all employers with
Continue Reading President Biden Asks OSHA to Mandate COVID-19 Vaccines

The next two webinars in our DEI series will focus on what employers can do to create an inclusive and equitable workplace for disabled employees, addressing the legal requirements under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements, offering anecdotal experience
Continue Reading HSB DEI Webinar Series: Creating an Inclusive Workplace for Disabled Employees

Join HSB’s Perry MacLennan and Brandi Parrish Ellison from the South Carolina Women’s Rights & Empowerment Network (WREN) on August 19, 2021, to discuss pay equity issues for South Carolina businesses. This will be the first installment of HSB’s DEI
Continue Reading Pay Equity in South Carolina – Part 1 of HSB’s DEI Series

HSB’s employment law team is pleased to announce that it is offering a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion webinar series during 2021-2022, focusing on a specific DEI topic each month. Each webinar will offer insights from a guest DEI expert who
Continue Reading Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd Announces Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Webinar Series

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Chris Gantt Sorenson and Perry MacLennan recently discussed “Marijuana in the Workplace: To Test or Not to Test” on the Survive HR podcast. In the podcast, Chris, Perry, Kelly Schieb and Steve Nail debate their different opinions
Continue Reading 3 Questions Employers Need to Consider When it Comes to Marijuana in the Workplace

The COVID-19 pandemic significantly increased the number of individuals who applied for unemployment. Because of the federal benefits provided to states during the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an increase in the number of individuals who have committed unemployment (UI)
Continue Reading Webinar Announcement: Unemployment Fraud: What Can Employers Do to Stop UI Fraud?

Join Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Perry MacLennan on May 27, from 12-1 PM, for a mid-year employment law update. Perry will provide a federal and state legislative update covering the most pressing issues for Employers, including:

  • COVID-19 Related Guidance
  • Minimum Wage


Continue Reading Mid-Year Employment Law Update: Enacted and Pending Legislation, New Cases and Developments, and More!