June 15, 2022The HSB Economic Development team published their June 2022 news update, highlighting the following topics:
June 01, 2022A Starbucks location at Pelham Road in Greenville became the first Starbucks location in South Carolina to vote in favor of unionization. The store joins approximately 20 other Starbucks locations across the United States that have voted to join a union called Starbucks Workers United. Other Starbucks locations in South Carolina have scheduled votes to come soon.
May 06, 2022Join Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Perry MacLennan on May 26, from 12-1 PM, for a mid-year employment law update.
April 29, 2022Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. is pleased to announce that nineteen attorneys have been listed in the 2022 edition of South Carolina Super Lawyers®, including seven attorneys who were named as “Rising Stars.”
February 11, 2022President Biden is expected to sign into law the “Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021.” The law would prohibit employers from including mandatory arbitration clauses in employee handbooks, offer letters, and contracts that would apply to claims of sexual harassment or assault. A few key things to note:
January 21, 2022The HSB Economic Development team published their January 2022 news update, highlighting the following topics:
January 04, 2022Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. is pleased to announce that Kathleen M. Muthig, Perry MacLennan and Meghan G. Riordan have been elected as Shareholders in the firm.
December 23, 2021The United States Supreme Court announced Wednesday, December 22, that it will hear oral argument in two of the cases challenging the vaccine mandates. One case concerns the OSHA ETS rule for private employers with more than 100 employees and the other concerns the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ vaccine mandate covering certain healthcare facilities.
December 20, 2021On Friday, December 17, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated OSHA’s vaccine mandate for private employers with at least 100 employees. On Saturday, OSHA announced that it will proceed forward with enforcement under modified timelines.
November 16, 2021As of today, OSHA announced that it “has suspended activities related to the implementation and enforcement of the ETS [Emergency Temporary Standard] pending future developments in the litigation.” A link to the announcement can be found here. The announcement came in response to the decision from the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ordering OSHA to essentially stand down for the time being.