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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.  

The Map for Financial Recovery During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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.

Differences Should Be Valued, Not Normalized or Erased

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.

COVID-19 - What's New From CDC, DOL, EEOC and SCDEW

May 22, 2020

Pertinent COVID-19 updates were recently issued by the CDC, DOL, OSHA, EEOC and IRS.

Webinar: Creating a Successful Return to Work Strategy

May 11, 2020

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Employment Law team will host “Creating a Successful Return to Work Strategy” on May 13, from 12-1 PM via webinar.
 

What Employers Need to Know about OSHA’s Reporting Requirements and Enforcement Guidance for COVID-19 Inspections

April 27, 2020

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued Enforcement Guidance outlining Employer’s reporting responsibilities related to COVID-19.
 

What Employers Should Do to Prepare their Workplaces per OSHA’s COVID-19 Compliance

April 24, 2020

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued numerous directives in March and April 2020 related to COVID-19.
 

DOL Final Rule: Paid Leave Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

April 03, 2020

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Final Rule regarding the paid leave provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) effective April 6, 2020, through December 31, 2020, although operational April 1, 2020.
 
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