Journal – Legal Articles & Firm News

Journal – Legal Articles & Firm News2016-12-01T18:11:32+00:00

Dealing with Excessive Alcohol Use and Sexual Harassment Claims Following Holiday Parties

December 15th, 2019|Categories: Harassment|Tags: , |

It’s the holiday season, and while that means different things for different people, for employers it almost universally presents certain enhanced liability risks. Yes, we’re talking about your annual holiday party. Executives, managers, and individual [...]

Military Leave: What are South Carolina Employers’ Obligations Under USERRA?

November 15th, 2019|Categories: Labor Relations|Tags: , , |

The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) is a federal law that applies to employers in South Carolina. It establishes various protections for employees who are military service members, members of the National [...]

Handling Holiday Vacation Requests: How to Run Your Business When No One Wants to Come In

October 15th, 2019|Categories: Labor Relations|Tags: , , |

No one (okay, almost no one) wants to work during the holidays. Employees at all levels understandably want to spend time with their families and loved ones, and many employees save vacation days until the [...]

Disaster Preparedness Plan for South Carolina Businesses

August 15th, 2019|Categories: Business|Tags: , |

In 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 weather events that garnered national attention significantly affected life in South Carolina. The flood in October 2015 affected people across South Carolina and cost an estimated $12 billion in [...]