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|ADA with a side of FMLA: A Cornucopia of Legal Issues|
Jennifer S. Cluverius; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
December 2, 2015, previously published on November 16, 2015Mixing the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family Medical Leave Act can result in a smorgasbord of legal issues for many employers. While determining whether an employee has a qualifying serious health condition under the FMLA is, in large part, fairly straightforward given the FMLA’s...
|Beachfront Management Bill S.139|
Bob Coble; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
November 27, 2015, previously published on November 12, 2015South Carolina state Senator Ray Cleary’s Beachfront Management Bill S.139 has been scheduled for the Senate Environmental Subcommittee the morning of December 1, 2015.
|Redlining and the Joint Action by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Department of Justice against Hudson City Savings Bank|
Brooks F. Bossong; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
November 27, 2015, previously published on November 12, 2015In this post, we’re going to examine the subject of redlining in the context of residential mortgage loans. We’re then going to turn our attention to the recent joint action by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) and the Department of Justice...
|OSHA Targets Agribusiness Industry with New Citations|
David E. Dubberly; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
November 5, 2015, previously published on October 27, 2015In recent months, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited several agribusiness employers for alleged violations of its standards, proposing significant penalties against them.
|Potential Property Subrogation Opportunities in South Carolina Related to the Recent Historic Rainfall and Flood Damage|
Henry Lee Falls, Hunter C. Quick; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
November 4, 2015, previously published on October 22, 2015In light of the recent historic rainfall and flooding in South Carolina, Nexsen Pruet’s property subrogation and recovery team would like to advise you of potential subrogation opportunities that may otherwise go overlooked.
|Tricks or Treats: Human Resources Challenges Ahead|
Molly Hughes Cherry, William H. Floyd; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
October 29, 2015, previously published on October 26, 2015Halloween is traditionally a time for “trick or treating.” For human resource professionals, many days can be Halloween-like, filled with unexpected events or career rewards. Recently, dozens of HR professionals participated in a fun, thought-provoking survey as part of the annual South...
|Important April 30, 2016 Deadline to Adopt Updated Pre-Approved Defined Contribution Retirement Plans|
Suzanne G. Odom; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
October 26, 2015, previously published on October 20, 2015All employers who are using a pre-approved form for their 401(k), profit sharing, or other defined contribution plan must sign updated documents on or before April 30, 2016 to preserve the tax-qualified status of the plan.
|EPA Strengthens Power Plant Water Discharge Regulations|
James W. Potter; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
October 22, 2015, previously published on October 8, 2015On September 30, 2015, the EPA finalized a revision to its wastewater effluent standards for power plants. The new regulation (which takes effect sixty days after Federal Register publication of the revision) updates a 1982 standard for power plant wastewater discharges.
|Wages and Water: What Do We Do?|
Nexsen Pruet LLC;
October 22, 2015, previously published on October 7, 2015With the recent rain storms that have blanketed the Carolinas and the resulting road damage and closures, this a good time for employers to review their inclement weather policies and to make sure they properly compensate all employees who miss work because of adverse weather.
|Flooding, Storm Cleanup, and OSHA|
David E. Dubberly; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
October 22, 2015, previously published on October 9, 2015As the Midlands recovers from the effects of widespread flooding, and as rain-swollen rivers reach the coastal portions of the South Carolina, Federal OSHA and SC OSHA have issued warnings about potential hazards encountered in connection with flooding and storm cleanup.