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The South Carolina Office of Human Resources is pleased to host a new feature on our website entitled, "HR Podcasts."

The files are saved in MP3 format and will open with your designated media player. Should you have any questions concerning MP3 software, please visit the website provided.

These podcasts will be released on a frequent basis and are intended to provide our customers knowledge on current HR issues in the HR community. OHR plans to update the HR Podcasts every Wednesday. Plus, the HR Podcasts will be archived in both MP3 and text format.

We welcome any feedback on this service and if there is a topic you would like to have addressed in the future, please submit that information to our Office's e-mail address at webinfo@ohr.sc.gov.

For archives of older podcasts, go here.

 July 23, 2014     
A recent district court decision involving intermittent leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act, or the FMLA (3:33)
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  •  July 16, 2014     
    Issues surrounding the hiring of interns (4:25)
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  •  July 9, 2014     
    A recent United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals case involving an employer’s liability regarding third party harassment of its employees (4:03)
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  •  July 2, 2014     
    A recent Executive Order signed by President Barack Obama applicable to federal contractors (2:51)
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  •  June 25, 2014     
    A recent decision by the United States Supreme Court concerning a public employee’s First Amendment rights (4:03)
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  •  June 20, 2014     
    The United States Supreme Court ruling upholding a Michigan constitutional amendment that banned affirmative action in admissions to state universities (3:21)
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  •  June 11, 2014     
    A recent case involving alleged retaliation in violation of the South Carolina workers’ compensation statute (4:52)
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  •  June 4, 2014     
    A recent case involving payment of unpaid wages in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA, and the South Carolina Payment of Wages Act, or PWA (5:12)
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  •  May 28, 2014     
    Whether an employee can use Family Medical Leave Act, or FMLA, leave for a doctor’s visit to determine if he has a serious health condition (2:19)
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  •  May 21, 2014     
    Sexual harassment (4:39)
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  •  May 14, 2014     
    The issuance of a final federal rule to implement the 2012 Hatch Act Modernization Act (2:50)
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  •  May 7, 2014     
    The potential upcoming general increase and discrepancy reports in SCEIS (3:41)
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  •  April 30, 2014     
    A historic race discrimination settlement (3:40)
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  •  April 23, 2014     
    A recent Department of Labor, or DOL, investigation into Family Medical and Leave Act, or FMLA, violations by a clinic in Houston, Texas, and the subsequent penalties as a result of the findings of the investigation (3:58)
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  •  April 16, 2014     
    An employee’s notice of the need for leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act, or FMLA (7:02)
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  •  April 9, 2014     
    A Fourth Circuit United States Court of Appeals decision upholding the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008, or the ADAAA (5:00)
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  •  April 2, 2014     
    Lawsuits filed recently by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or EEOC, alleging disability discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA (4:37)
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  •  March 26, 2014     
    Employers’ arbitration agreements (5:15)
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  •  March 19, 2014     
    A recent historic race discrimination settlement (3:53)
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  •  March 12, 2014     
    Depression and how employers need to be cautious in administering leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act, or FMLA, and on guard against discrimination that would violate the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA (5:06)
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  •  March 5, 2014     
    The use of biometrics in the workplace (4:35)
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  •  February 26, 2014     
    Job descriptions (3:41)
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  •  February 19, 2014     
    HR Predictions for 2014 (4:24)
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  •  February 12, 2014     
    A recent unpublished federal court of appeals decision concerning a claim brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA, where the employer fired the employee because she failed to return in a timely manner from a medical leave taken under the Family Medical Leave Act, or FMLA (4:08)
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  •  February 5, 2014     
    A recent article in Governing Magazine, entitled The Public Employee “Silver Tsunami” Looms for Governments, and the resources the State Human Resources Division provides to support state agencies’ Workforce Planning efforts (3:37)
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