Archives for June 2014

Labor and Employment Law Social – Thursday, June 26, 2014

The Labor and Employment Law Sections of the State Bar of Georgia and the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys want you to join them for an evening Drinks and Hors d’oeuvres at the Glenn Hotel Skylounge from 5 -7 p.m. The adventurous ones can come earlier at 4 p.m. to ride the Skyview Ferris […]

Employers, Beware of Older Workers’ Benefit Protection Act’s “Knowing and Voluntary” Requirements!

Employers need to be very mindful of the Older Workers’ Benefit Protection Act’s “knowing and voluntary” requirements in drafting severance agreements, particularly in connection with a reduction in force. Consider a federal court’s invalidation of the release of an age discrimination claim in a recent case in Colorado – see article below. A Federal court […]

ELS Partner Jamala S. McFadden Participates as a Panelist for the Sutherland Scholars Program

ELS partner and Sutherland alumna, Jamala S. McFadden, will participate as a panelist for one of the Sutherland Scholars Program’s upcoming events entitled “A Legal Career”.  The event will be held at Sutherland on June 9, 2014. The Sutherland Scholars Program is a summer program offered to students from historically black colleges and universities. Spearheaded […]