Missed our Sexual Harassment Workshop? Get the Materials Here!

On March 6, 2018, ELS presented Sexual Harassment: What the Media is NOT Telling You. The workshop discussed “unpopular” issues in sexual harassment law. Topics included sexual harassment basics and less discussed issues in sexual harassment  law, including same-sex harassment, female harassers, false claims, and consensual office romance that becomes harassment. ELS can equip your organization the tools needed to […]

Read ELS’ Practical Guidance on Discovery in Employment Litigation

ELS Partners, Jamala McFadden and Chandra Davis, and ELS attorney, Raquel Crump, had the pleasure of authoring a Lexis Practice Advisor Practice Note concerning Discovery in Employment Discrimination Litigation: What Defendants Can Request and Obtain from Plaintiffs. The practice note provides guidance on the scope of permissible discovery employers may obtain from plaintiffs in employment discrimination lawsuits. […]

Watch our Sexual Harassment Workshop Live Tomorrow!

Can’t attend our workshop tomorrow? Watch it live on Facebook or YouTube. We’ll be starting at 11:30 am!

How #MeToo is Highlighting the Need for Preventive & Holistic Measures

The Employment Law Solution (ELS) advises that companies conduct Gender Intelligence Health Checkups that will ultimately improve the working environment and cut back on sexual assault and harassment claims by adjusting the company’s culture. Hiring outside counsel or a third party is key to prevent claims of internal bias while conducting investigations or company checkups. […]

ELS Attorney Raquel H. Crump Serves as Panelist for Project Pinnacle

Project Pinnacle is a one-year intervention program for first time non-violent offenders in DeKalb County. Project Pinnacle was started by Judge Asha Jackson of DeKalb County Superior Court. Raquel H. Crump had the pleasure as serving as a panelist for Project Pinnacle with Stella Ringer, Senior Manager, Entertainment Marketing with The Coca-Cola Company, Keisha Hudson, Paralegal/Legal […]

ELS Partner Chandra Davis Interview with The Physicians Practice S.O.S. Group

Watch Chandra’s interview below!

EEOC’s Year-End Surge Shows Focus On Disability Cases

Law360, New York (October 20, 2017, 8:22 PM EDT) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently closed out its fiscal year with a bang, filing a wave of lawsuits against companies like Lowe’s and Whole Foods that placed a strong emphasis on disability discrimination, and settling existing cases against convenience store giant Allsup’s and […]

Nominees to EEOC Likely to Roll Back Litigation and LGBT Coverage

Two possible EEOC  nominees, if confirmed, are likely to pull back EEOC aggressiveness in litigation and interpretation of Title VII’s coverage of LGBT employment discrimination.  Read more here: Law360-EEOC Noms Stress Negotiation, Guidance At Senate Hearing  

President Trump’s end to DACA

Trumps position to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) effectively starts a wind-down of the Obama approved program. The wind-down effectively sets expiration dates for the work eligibility of DACA recipients, who number just less than 790,000 per the most recent U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service data. To the extent they are not already […]

LGBT Protections in the Workplace

On Tuesday, April 4th, 2017, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals held that workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation violates Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.[1] According to the complaint, Kimberly Hively, an openly lesbian, part-time, adjunct professor at Ivy Tech Community College, applied for a full-time position at least six times over […]