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Christine Gantt-Sorenson

WHAT’S HAPPENING: FFCRA, PRO Act, COBRA Subsidies, Vaccinations and more!

March 15, 2021

The Biden Administration has directed a number of changes that impact employers under Administrative Agency action as well as the passage of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). We are highlighting a few of those here to alert employers and will cover them more in-depth in later blogs or our seminars.

HSB January Employment Law Update – Recording Available

February 04, 2021

On January 28, Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Chris Gantt-Sorenson and Perry MacLennan hosted a webinar on what employers can expect from the Biden Administration and South Carolina legislative session. Chris and Perry discussed proposed federal and state legislation, changes within the Department of Labor, worker protections and COVID-19.

COVID-19 Vaccinations: The Conversation Continues

January 08, 2021

As the COVID-19 vaccination becomes more readily available, employers are faced with challenging questions.

Webinar: What Employers Can Expect from the Biden Administration and Upcoming South Carolina Legislative Session

January 07, 2021

Join Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Employment Law team for our first webinar of the new year. On January 28, from 12-1 PM, Perry MacLennan and Chris Gantt-Sorenson will address what Employers can expect from a Biden Administration and provide a federal and state legislative update.

Should Employers implement mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policies?

December 10, 2020

Vaccines and health screenings are medical examinations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). An employer requiring a vaccine must do so for a legitimate business reason or as required to protect the workplace under analysis of the ADA’s "direct threat" standard. 

Politics and the Workplace – Employers, Do You Have a Policy?

November 03, 2020

By: Chris Gantt-Sorenson and Perry MacLennan

Employers and human resource professionals find themselves increasingly dealing with workplace strife caused by political and societal differences. When society is polarized on politics, so too are employees.

Employers, Is Your Workplace Diverse and Inclusive? Considerations to Help End Workplace Inequity.

September 15, 2020

An accepting workplace reflects diversity and honors differences. Intolerance of minorities and differences continues to be evident in society and, thus, will also be present in workplaces.  Businesses remain behind societal trends as a general rule. 

77 Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers

August 20, 2020

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd is proud to announce that Best Lawyers®, a legal peer-review guide, has selected 77 attorneys for inclusion in The 2021 Best Lawyers in America©, including eight attorneys as “Lawyer of the Year” and seven attorneys as “Ones to Watch.”

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