Yes, a South Carolina employee can be fired for what he/she posts on Facebook. No, that does not violate the First Amendment (usually). Yes, I know we live in America, I can smell the patriotism in the air all the time, too. Across the country in the last few months,... read more
Horton Law employment attorneys Andy Arnold and Jeremy Summerlin have just been selected as honorees by South Carolina Super Lawyers. Andy Arnold was selected as a Super Lawyer for Employment Litigation: Plaintiff, and Jeremy Summerlin was selected as Rising Star (for... read more
As a South Carolina sexual harassment lawyer, I regularly meet with employees in Greenville and across the Upstate who have suffered from sexual harassment and retaliation in their workplace. In 2019, in the age of #MeToo and Harvey Weinstein and all of the other... read more
What happens if a South Carolina employee is fired for reporting health and safety violations to OSHA, i.e., OSHA retaliation? Luckily, employees do have some protections for this type of retaliation, but the reporting requirements are time sensitive. South Carolina... read more
It’s a familiar scenario by this point. An employee is asked to meet with HR. The employee does not know what to expect and is naturally a bit nervous about why he or she is meeting with HR. Once the employee enters the office or conference for the meeting, the... read more
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