Paid leave and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Answers to some of your questions

If you missed Burnette Shutt & McDaniels Special Counsel Jack Cohoon’s webinar covering paid leave requirements under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, here’s your chance to catch up.

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Free webinar on new federal paid-leave laws set for Wednesday

New federal paid sick leave and family leave requirements under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act go into effect Wednesday, April 1, 2020. It’s a lot for employers and employees to understand. Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorney Jack Cohoon is ready to help. Join him Wednesday at a free webinar covering the FFCRA. An experienced […]

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Leave Provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Jack E. Cohoon, Esq. Attorney at Law The Families First Coronavirus Response Act, H.R. 6201, was signed into law on March 18, 2020. This law includes a broad array of policy responses across federal agencies to the coronavirus pandemic. This is a general overview of two parts of the FFCRA—the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act […]

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Co-parenting through COVID-19

By Amanda S. Mueller Family Law Attorney Under normal circumstances, divorce and co-parenting can be a struggle.  Uncertain times like we are experiencing during the COVID-19 pandemic can make the struggle worse.  On the other hand, it could also be an opportunity for divorced parents to put things into perspective and put petty squabbles and […]

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Cohoon to speak at CLE about collateral consequences of criminal records

Criminal records cause complications long after the time is served, from missed job opportunities to problems finding a place to live. Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorney Jack Cohoon will talk about the collateral consequences of criminal convictions during a continuing legal education seminar Feb. 28. His presentation is part of a day-long program sponsored by […]

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Join us for a unique debutante ball and help save lives

 At Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, it’s no secret we love dogs. If you’ve been to our office, you’ve likely met our handsome rescue dog Judge, whose person is firm partner Kathleen McDaniel. And while many of us have dogs who hold a special place in our hearts, heartworms shouldn’t hold a place in theirs. […]

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Burnette appointed to employment law advisory board

Burnette Shutt & McDaniel co-founder M. Malissa Burnette is serving a three-year term on the Employment and Labor Law Specialization Advisory Committee. The South Carolina Supreme Court Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization appointed her to the position, which runs through January 2023. The employment law advisory board works with the state Supreme Court, […]

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Getting a criminal record expunged in South Carolina

By Maya Weeks Second-Year Law Student When I apply for a job in South Carolina, do I have to tell my potential employer that I have a criminal arrest or conviction if those records were expunged? The short answer is  “no.”  A change in South Carolina law now makes it clear that effective December 28, […]

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Janet Rhodes honored with Leadership in Law Award

An experienced employment lawyer and partner at Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, Janet Rhodes is receiving a Leadership in Law Award from South Carolina Lawyers Weekly. She, along with 27 other recipients, will be honored at a March 13 banquet in Charleston. Rhodes has been with Burnette Shutt & McDaniel since the firm’s inception, becoming a […]

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Burnette Shutt & McDaniel welcomes attorney Jack E. Cohoon

A determined advocate and experienced attorney with a track record of moving law forward, Jack E. Cohoon has joined Burnette Shutt & McDaniel. His practice includes employment law, civil rights, appeals, and administrative law. He’s a skilled litigator who will fight for clients for as long as it takes, whether in the courtroom or before […]

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