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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Employment Law Legislative Update Third Quarter 2015

HunterMaclean partner Sarah Lamar discusses recent changes in employment law in her third quarterly legislative update of 2015 for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

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Arbitration of Employment Disputes

In this article for Business in Savannah, attorney Kirby Mason addresses employers about the importance of including an arbitration provision in written employment contracts for the resolution of disputes.

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Georgia Garnishment Law Still in Flux

Businesses, employers, attorneys, and individuals throughout Georgia have faced legal uncertainty since 9/8/15 when U.S. District Court Judge Marvin Shoob declared the state’s garnishment statute unconstitutional.

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