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New Proposed Salary Threshold for Overtime Exemption in South Carolina

February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Wage & Hour|

Employers in South Carolina are responsible for staying apprised of new state and federal laws that regulate how they treat and pay employees. As experienced employment lawyers in South Carolina, the attorneys at Gignilliat, Savitz [...]

Expansion of the Applicability of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act

January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Discrimination|

As the cost of living continues to increase, more Americans are working longer and retiring at older ages. Because Americans are working longer, age discrimination becomes a more prominent concern in the workplace. The South [...]

Can an Employer Curb Conversations about Politics in the Workplace?

December 28th, 2018|Categories: Labor Relations|

Traditionally, it has been taboo to discuss religion, politics, and sex in the workplace to avoid controversial and potentially offensive and inappropriate conversations. While this may seem completely sensible, with the country more divided than [...]

Legal Considerations When Buying or Selling a Business in South Carolina

October 29th, 2018|Categories: Business, Labor Relations|

We frequently receive calls and emails from clients who are buying or selling a business in South Carolina and have last-minute questions about the employment-law consequences of the transaction. A myriad of employment laws may [...]

Wage Withholding – What are a South Carolina Employer’s Rights and Obligations?

September 28th, 2018|Categories: Wage & Hour|

As employment lawyers in South Carolina, we receive many questions about wage garnishment. Employers in South Carolina become concerned when they receive a notice to withhold wages from an employee’s check. While South Carolina is [...]