Tag: South Carolina

Expungement of Criminal Records and Employer Liability On June 27, 2018, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster signed legislation (H.B. 3209) adding law (S.C. Code Ann. § 17-22-960) to the state’s Pretrial Intervention Act. Under the new law, any employer that employs a worker with an expungement must not, at any time, be subject to any…

Discrimination Poster The South Carolina Human Rights Commission updated its employment discrimination poster, South Carolina Law Prohibits Employment Discrimination. All employers, public and private, must conspicuously post it in in the workplace where notices to employees and applicants for employment are customarily posted. See the poster

Pregnancy Accommodations Act On May 17, 2018, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster signed legislation (H.B. 3865) enacting the South Carolina Pregnancy Accommodations Act. The act combats pregnancy discrimination, promotes public health, and ensures full and equal participation for women in the labor force by requiring employers to provide reasonable accommodations to employees for medical needs…