Archives for April 2017

ELS Goes Behind the Scenes of Game Night!

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!

Recent Cases on Sexual Orientation Discriminaton in the Workplace

EEOC’s Position and Enforcement Actions in Protecting Sex Orientation The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) interprets and enforces Title VII’s prohibition of sex discrimination as forbidding any employment discrimination based on gender identity or sexual orientation.[1] These protections apply regardless of any contrary to state and local laws.[2] Since 2015, the EEOC has been actively […]

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.  […]