Archives for July 2016

Important Employment Law Cases in 2016

As we move through 2016, many important employment law cases have required employers to shift focus to remain on the correct side of the law. One issue that continues to arise is employers’ classification of workers as employees or independent contractors. Uber faced two class action lawsuits from California and Massachusetts each resulting in $100 […]

ELS Co-Sponsors GABWA’s 5th Thursday Lunch CLE: “The Law and Politics of Hair”

On June 30, 2016, ELS co-sponsored The Law and Politics of Hair CLE for the Georgia Association of Black Women Lawyers (GABWA). The purpose of this seminar was to discuss the expectation to conform that Black women encounter in the workplace in regards to their hair. From grooming policies to being judged by their peers, […]

What Employers Should and Shouldn’t Ask during Job Interviews

For most people, the job interview process is always a little intimidating and awkward. However, it can quickly become much worse when a potential employer begins asking you inappropriate and improper questions. Most HR professionals know what they should and shouldn’t ask during the various states of the typical interview process, but when a potential […]