Journal – Legal Articles & Firm News2020-04-15T14:36:49+00:00

What Do South Carolina Employers Need to Know about Discrimination in the Workplace in 2020?

November 1st, 2020|Employment|

For employers in South Carolina, allegations of discrimination in the workplace present significant risks. Not only can substantiated allegations lead to civil liability, but accusations of disparate treatment of similarly-situated employees can harm companies’ public [...]

After Court Ruling, U.S. Department of Labor Revises Final Rule on FFCRA Compliance

October 1st, 2020|Employment, Labor Relations|

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFRCA) is a federal law that provides employees with the right to paid, job-protected leave under various circumstances related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). As is the case with [...]

U.S. Supreme Court Holds that Title VII Prohibits Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Transgender Status

August 1st, 2020|Discrimination, Employment|

On June 15, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court held that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination in employment based on an employee’s or job candidate’s sexual orientation or transgender status. [...]

Resolving Employment Disputes During the COVID-19 Crisis: 5 Tips for South Carolina Employers

July 1st, 2020|Employment, Labor Relations|

As South Carolina businesses begin working toward resuming their normal operations, the risk of facing litigation related to the COVID-19 crisis remains high. Now that most restrictions have been lifted, infection rates are once again [...]

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