FFCRA Leave Documentation

Now that businesses are reopening, some employees will be requesting paid leave pursuant to the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (FFCRA). Attorneys Wade Herring and Emery Lyon discuss what documentation businesses can and cannot request from employees and what documentation the business should maintain.

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Usage Reminders for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan

As businesses receive PPP loans, review of the guidance is important, especially if the business will be seeking loan forgiveness. Attorneys Louann Bronstein and Rob McGuirk offer a compilation of existing guidance, including recent guidance issued on May 13, 2020. 

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Unemployment Challenges

Many employees are hesitant to return to work as businesses start to reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic. Attorneys Sarah Lamar and Amy Mitchell discuss employers’ options in this article for the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce.

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The Department of Labor Has Updated its Rules for Unpaid Internships

This article for Business in Savannah outlines the new rules governing unpaid internships.

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It’s the Holidays: Let’s Talk about Harassment

Employment attorney Sarah Lamar discusses sexual harassment pitfalls in the workplace during the holiday season.

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Overtime Rules Up in the Air

Employment attorney Wade Herring gives an update on the FLSA overtime rules in his article for Business in Savannah.

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Federal Contractor Affirmative Action Requirements: Are You Keeping Up?

If your business contracts with the federal government, or if you contract with another company that does business with the federal government, you may have affirmative action obligations under a number of federal laws. Sarah Lamar explains further in her article for Business in Savannah.

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Employment Law Legislative Update First Quarter 2016

In her first quarter legislative update of 2016 for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), HunterMaclean partner Sarah Lamar highlights recent changes in employment law.

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Employment Law Legislative Update Fourth Quarter 2015

HunterMaclean attorney Sarah Lamar highlights recent changes in employment law in her fourth quarter legislative update of 2015 for the Society for Human Resource Management.

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Preparing for Department of Labor Proposed Changes Affecting Overtime Pay

The Department of Labor has announced proposed changes to regulations implementing the Fair Labor Standards Act, in particular the overtime exemption that allows certain employees to be paid a salary without overtime pay. Attorney Wade Herring discusses how these changes could impact labor costs for employers.

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