Join Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Chris Gantt-Sorenson and Katie Busbee on September 28, from 12-1 PM, for our next employment law webinar covering the federalContinue Reading HSB Webinar Announcement – Fundamentals of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) and Best Practices for Compliance
Hurricane season is among us, and it serves as an excellent reminder for employers to review their workplace policies and procedures to ensure that you are prepared before a hurricane.
Here are five items employers should consider in preparing your…Continue Reading Hurricane Season – 5 Things Employers Should Review Ahead of Any Major Storm
Over the last couple of years, the labor market has been steadfastly strong. The Federal Reserve hoped the wage pressure would ease a bit and get unemployment back to a healthy level. In May, the nationwide unemployment rate was at…Continue Reading Mid-Year Labor Market Update for Employers
By: Ashley Long, 2023 Summer Law Clerk, and Katie Busbee
Employers required to annually submit EEO-1 reports now have more time to compile their 2022 reports. Last week, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released a notice stating that…Continue Reading 2022 EEO-1 Deadline Delayed
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…Continue Reading SCOTUS Issues New Undue Hardship Standard for Religious Accommodation Requests
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…Continue Reading DOL Issues New FMLA and FLSA Posters
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…Continue Reading Pregnant Workers Fairness Act and Interplay with Other Laws
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 prepare…Continue Reading What Employers Need to Know About Special Enrollment for Employees Formerly on Medicaid