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What Employers Need to Know About the DOL’s White Collar Exemptions Under the FLSA

February 28th, 2024|Employment|

Last year the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking stating the Department’s intent to increase the salary requirements for the executive, administrative, and professional (EAP) exemptions under the Fair [...]

What Employers in the Carolinas Need to Know About the EEOC’s Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Regulations

December 27th, 2023|Employment|

The federal Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) took effect on June 27, 2023. Under this new law, covered employers must provide reasonable accommodations to qualifying workers who need them due to pregnancy, childbirth, or [...]

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Proposes Significant Changes to White-Collar Exemptions Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

November 1st, 2023|Employment, Wage & Hour|

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has proposed significant changes to the white-collar exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). While these changes are not yet final, employers in South Carolina should consider their [...]

SC Federal Contractors Must Now Certify Affirmative Action Program (AAP) Compliance Through OFCCP Contractor Portal

July 1st, 2022|Employment|

In a significant development for federal contractors in South Carolina, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has announced that contractors must now certify Affirmative Action Program (AAP) compliance through the OFCCP’s Contractor Portal. [...]

New Federal Law Restricts Employers’ Ability to Enforce Arbitration Clauses in Sexual Assault and Harassment Cases

June 1st, 2022|Harassment|

On March 3, 2022, President Biden signed into law the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021 (the “Act”). Under the Act, employers can no longer enforce mandatory arbitration clauses [...]

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