July 06, 2020South Carolina has passed another state law protecting working mothers, this time in the form of supporting mothers who want to express breast milk in the workplace. Governor McMaster recently signed the bill into law, effective June 25, 2020.
July 01, 2020Join HSB’s Employment Law team for our next webinar on July 8 for an update on COVID-19’s continued impact on SC employers.
June 23, 2020Following the adoption of the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (PPP Flexibility Act), the Small Business Administration (SBA) has released a revised loan forgiveness application, a simplified loan forgiveness application for certain borrowers and instructions to both applications.
June 16, 2020By: Chris Gantt-Sorenson and Perry MacLennan
June 11, 2020On Thursday, June 11, 2020, the Small Business Administration (SBA) issued an update to its initial interim final rule on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which was originally enacted as part of the CARES Act on March 27, 2020. The update incorporates key changes from the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act (enacted on April 24) and the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (enacted on June 5). Following are the most important provisions:
June 09, 2020
Those who were not directly affected by illness or loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic may now be more focused on the consequences of what COVID-19 has done to our financial health.
June 05, 2020By: Will Johnson and Perry MacLennan
June 05, 2020
Intolerance of minorities and differences continues to be evident in society and, thus, will also be present in workplaces. While it is true employers have a legal obligation to prohibit adverse employment actions or harassment on the basis of protected status, compliance with the law or meeting EEO quotas does not amount to embracing a diverse workplace.
May 23, 2020One week after issuing the long-awaited Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application, summarized here, the Small Business Administration (SBA) issued two interim final rules on May 22, 2020 addressing loan forgiveness, loan review procedures, and borrower and lender responsibilities.