July 27, 2015
Columbia's The State newspaper called on Nexsen Pruet attorney David Dubberly for an article entitled, "Lawmakers in a score of states aim for work balance by statute."
Even Nebraska and North Dakota, conservative states wary of placing restrictions on employers, enacted new protections for pregnant women in the workplace, showing that both parties are heeding the complaints of their harried constituents.
The Palmetto State is not on the forefront of such laws.
“There are no South Carolina laws mandating benefits such as sick leave, family leave or pregnancy leave,” employment attorney David Dubberly of the Columbia law firm Nexsen Pruet said. “Private businesses are generally covered by the Federal Family Medical Leave Act if they have 50 or more employees.”
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David Dubberly chairs Nexsen Pruet’s Employment and Labor Law Group and co-chairs the firm’s International Law Team. He is a frequent speaker, author and contributor to media inquiries on various topics pertaining to the DOL, FMLA, OSHA, EEOC and other employer and workplace related news. Follow him on Twitter.