South Carolina Partner Interviews on Pandemic-Related Business Lawsuit Risks
In an interview with The Post and Courier, Stephen Mitchell explains why many businesses across South Carolina may be at risk for COVID-related employment lawsuits. In the article, the reporter turns to Fisher Phillips’ COVID Employment Litigation Tracker to explain that small businesses are at the highest risk of pandemic-related lawsuits. Stephen explains that many small employers don’t have a professional staff or the tools to navigate employment laws made more complicated by the pandemic. He said it’s important for employers to recognize that this current situation doesn’t insulate them from existing rules and advises employers to adopt clear, written guidelines that address COVID-19 concerns and to apply those standards evenly among all workers.
To read the article, visit The Post and Courier.