Archives for June 2017

DOL Tip Pay Rules Create Worker Shortages for Employers

While employers are generally required to pay non-exempt employees minimum wage, federal law allows employers to pay employees who customarily receive a certain amount of tips a reduced minimum wage in expectation that the employee’s tips will make up the difference.[1] Under federal law, that reduced minimum wage, known as the “tip credit rate,” is […]

ELS Attorney Raquel Crump Completes Labor & Employment Mentorship Academy

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

  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 […]