Employment & Labor Law Posts

Legal Literacy: How well do you know your legal rights? (Quiz)

Explore various facets of the law as it applies in daily life and perhaps reveal some surprising legal insights. Read More »

Three holiday cautions for employers

Signs that the holidays are here are inescapable. From the music in the stores to the wreaths on the doors, the sounds and symbols are everywhere—in homes, churches and, yes, even workplaces. Read More »

Employment Law Seminar

Employment law attorneys at Johns, Flaherty & Collins, SC, share recent developments and current issues in employment law.   Read More »

Legal Dilemma: Does workers' comp cover mental health?

I know that workers’ compensation will cover physical injuries sustained while on the job, but will it also cover mental illness stemming from my workplace?  Read More »

Conducting job interviews: Questions to avoid

If you’ve ever conducted a job interview, you know firsthand how tempting it can be to ask as many questions as you can to get to know candidates both professionally and personally. Read More »

Protected classes: when letting go of an employee gets complicated

What happens when you need to terminate someone for cause but it appears to be discriminatory? Read More »

Employee monitoring and surveillance

Electronic employee monitoring has gained popularity recently, particularly as remote or hybrid work models have increased. If you want to monitor yours, it's important to know the legal risks involved. Read More »

FTC proposes end to noncompete agreements 

In its ongoing efforts to promote fair competition and protect consumers, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced a proposed ban on noncompete clauses. Here's how that could affect you. Read More »

Legal steps and considerations for hiring your first employee

Despite how eager you might be to onboard that help, there are some legal obligations you have to take when you're ready to hire your first employee. Read More »

Injured at work, what should I do?

If you get injured at work and don't think you can continue at your job, it's essential to know your rights. Read More »