Journal – Legal Articles & Firm News

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

Covenants Not to Compete in SC – What are They and Should You Use Them?

July 22nd, 2018|Categories: Labor Relations|

As an employment law firm in South Carolina, our attorneys advise businesses regularly on keeping trade secrets secret, confidential client lists protected, and unique business practices proprietary. Many businesses in South Carolina use covenants not [...]

Implicit Bias and How it Affects Your SC Business

June 28th, 2018|Categories: Business, Discrimination, Labor Relations|

The attorneys at Gignilliat, Savitz, & Bettis, LLP represent South Carolina businesses in a variety of situations, including preventing and resolving employment issues. While this journal frequently focuses on legal issues that affect the workplace [...]

What is the Status of Discrimination on the Basis of Sexual Orientation in South Carolina?

April 29th, 2018|Categories: Discrimination, Labor Relations|

As labor lawyers in South Carolina, our attorneys stay informed on all issues that may affect employers in South Carolina. A hot issue in the past several years has been Title VII employment discrimination protections [...]

What Changes May be Coming from the National Labor Relations Board?

March 5th, 2018|Categories: Labor Relations|Tags: , , |

As an employment law firm in South Carolina, the attorneys at Gignilliat, Savitz & Bettis, LLP understand how the National Labor Relations Board's decisions impact businesses in South Carolina. It is not uncommon for regulations [...]

Reminder: Employers Must Use New I-9 Form to Verify Employment Eligibility

February 21st, 2018|Categories: Labor Relations|Tags: , , |

Companies hiring employees must verify that those employees are legally authorized to work in the United States. The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (formerly the Immigration and Naturalization Service, or INS) created the I-9 form [...]