ELS Attorney Raquel Crump Completes Labor & Employment Mentorship Academy

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Raquel Crump, ELS Attorney, participated in the State Bar of Georgia Labor & Employment Section’s Mentorship Academy, a mentoring program designed to provide its less experienced members the opportunity to be mentored by those more experienced. This was the first year of the Academy and it was co-sponsored by the Georgia Chapter of the National […]

ELS Attorney Halima White Named President of 2018 LIWOCA Conference

ELS Attorney, Halima White, is the President for the 2018 Leadership Institute for Women of Color Attorneys, Inc. (LIWOCA) Conference. Each year the Conference addresses a range of topics relevant to women of color attorneys as lawyers, as women, as minorities, and as professionals practicing law in an increasingly competitive and often homogenous environment. Expert […]

ELS Attorney Raquel Crump Graduates from the Leadership Academy

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  Raquel Crump, ELS Attorney, graduated from the State Bar of Georgia Young Lawyers Division’s Leadership Academy on June 9, 2017 at the Annual Meeting. The Leadership Academy was founded in 2006 and is a program for young attorneys who desire to develop their leadership skills and educate themselves on their profession, communities, and the […]

Overtime Pay or Comp Time—Employer’s Choice?

On May 2, 2017, the House voted to pass a bill (HR 1180) that would allow employees to exchange overtime pay for “comp time” similar to what the government has been doing for decades.  This bill would extend this option to private-sector employees, making it legal for them to choose between an hour and a […]

9th Circuit Rules Employers Can Pay Women Less Based on Past Salaries

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Employers can legally pay women less than men for the same work based on differences in the workers’ previous salaries, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday. The decision by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower-court ruling that said pay differences based exclusively on prior salaries were discriminatory […]

ELS Goes Behind the Scenes of Game Night!

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ELS Partner, Chandra Davis, and attorney, Raquel Crump, had the pleasure of visiting the movie set of Game Night, which stars Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams. Jonathan Goldstein, ELS client, is the director and writer of the movie. Thanks Jonathan for allowing us to get a sneak peek!

3 Lessons Employers Can Learn From Bill O’Reilly’s Ouster

Law360, New York (April 20, 2017, 8:46 PM EDT) — Bill O’Reilly’s well-publicized departure from Fox News on Wednesday is a textbook example of why businesses should act quickly and decisively to address sexual harassment claims, even if they are against star employees, and should not expect confidential settlements to make the problem go away, […]

Employment-Based Immigration Reform in Trump Era

On April 17, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order during his visit to Kenosha, Wisconsin, which specifically targets the H-1B visa program. The program allows 850,000 foreign workers to work in the United States. The order is a first effort to promote a “Buy American, Hire American” agenda, the key rhetoric of Trump’s campaign.  […]

Read about ELS Partner Chandra C. Davis’ Passion for Law in the The Pingry Record!

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