July 15, 2021President Biden recently signed an executive order asking the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) to ban or limit employer non-compete agreements. The Order is part of the Administration’s effort to shift power from management to workers and increase freedom of movement and promote higher wages.
June 30, 2021Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Chris Gantt Sorenson and Perry MacLennan recently discussed “Marijuana in the Workplace: To Test or Not to Test” on the Survive HR podcast. In the podcast, Chris, Perry, Kelly Schieb and Steve Nail debate their different opinions on the subject of whether any form of marijuana testing makes sense for employers regardless of whether marijuana use is legalized or not. Listen for the reasons the four offer for and against testing in all sorts of situations, and see where they came to a consensus.
May 05, 2021Join Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Perry MacLennan on May 27, from 12-1 PM, for a mid-year employment law update.
April 30, 2021Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd is pleased to announce that twenty-five attorneys have been listed in the 2021 edition of South Carolina Super Lawyers®, including seven attorneys who were named as “Rising Stars.”
February 04, 2021On 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.
January 08, 2021As the COVID-19 vaccination becomes more readily available, employers are faced with challenging questions.
January 07, 2021Join 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.
December 29, 2020President Trump signed the new stimulus bill this week, which DID NOT extend the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The FFCRA was established in March but expires December 31, 2020. Businesses were anxious to see whether Congress would extend the effectiveness into 2021.
November 03, 2020
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.