August 31, 2023
July 05, 2023
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.
April 20, 2023On 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 E.O. 14026 must be paid a minimum wage of $16.20 per hour to be compliant with the executive order.
November 07, 2022The Department of Labor (DOL) has extended the public comment period on its newly proposed test to determine whether a worker is an employee or independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). If adopted, the proposed rule would rescind a prior rule published on January 7, 2021 (2021 IC Rule). Importantly, the new test would only apply to classifying workers under the FLSA. Different tests apply for determining employee status under, for instance, the Internal Revenue Code, Title VII and state employment laws.
October 06, 2022In recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd will focus our October employment law webinar on Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance related to technology used in hiring and the workplace.
July 20, 2022The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires that non-exempt employees be paid no less than time and one-half their regular rate of pay for all hours worked over 40 hours in a workweek. How should an employer calculate an employee’s regular rate of pay? Under the FLSA, an employee’s regular rate of pay includes “all remuneration for employment paid to, or on behalf of, the employee,” less certain statutory exceptions. The regular rate is determined by adding the employee’s pay for the workweek and all other earnings and dividing the total by the number of hours the employee worked that week.
June 20, 2022The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) serves as a review committee for certain inbound Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) transactions, to determine if such transactions pose a risk to national security.
June 15, 2022The HSB Economic Development team published their June 2022 news update, highlighting the following topics:
May 27, 2022The South Carolina Business Review recently featured Katie Busbee on its South Carolina Public Radio show.
April 19, 2022As the summer approaches, many businesses will be looking to hire a summer intern. Internship programs can be a great option for both the intern, who has the opportunity to learn new skills, and the employer, who is able to obtain labor and begin building a pipeline of potential long-term hires. But you may be wondering – do I have to pay my summer intern?