AREAS OF

     PRACTICE

The attorneys at Bloodgood & Sanders handle many aspects of employment law, including claims and advice related to the following laws and their amendments:
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA), including disability discrimination and issues related to reasonable accommodations
  • Equal Pay Act
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), including overtime and minimum wage claims
  • False Claims Act, including claims for retaliation
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA)
  • South Carolina Payment of Wages Act
  • Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, including claims for discrimination, harassment, hostile work environment, and retaliation related to gender, race, color, religion, genetic information, and national origin
  • Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA)
In addition, our attorneys handle common law claims for wrongful termination in violation of South Carolina public policy (an exception to at-will employment), defamation related to employment, and contract claims related to non-solicitation agreements, non-compete agreements, employee agreements, and severance agreements. We also handle South Carolina statutory claims for Workers' Compensation Retaliation and violations of the Trade Secrets Act.