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Christine Gantt-Sorenson

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.”

HSB August COVID-19 Update for Employers

August 17, 2020

On August 25, HSB’s Employment Law team provided an update via webinar on COVID-19’s continued impact on SC employers.

51 Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd Attorneys Named 2020 “Legal Elite”

August 11, 2020

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd is pleased to announce that 51 of our attorneys have been named 2020 “Legal Elite” by Greenville Business Magazine, Columbia Business Monthly and Charleston Business Magazine.

Federal Court Strikes Down Portions of FFCRA Regulations

August 05, 2020

By: Chris Gantt-Sorenson and Perry MacLennan

On August 3, a New York federal judge struck down several provisions of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Final Rule applicable to both types of leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) – the Emergency Paid Sick Leave (EPSL) and the Emergency Family Medical Leave Act (EFMLEA).

HSB Webinar: COVID-19 Update

July 01, 2020

On July 8, HSB’s Employment Law team provided an update via webinar on COVID-19’s continued impact on SC employers.  
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