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April Update: Growing Practice Areas, Links to Videos, and Information on Upcoming Events

Link to ELS April Update Our latest update contains information on our growing practice areas, links to videos, and information on upcoming events. Growing practice areas include: Investigations – both private and public sector work Executive Employment and Severance Agreements Reductions in Force (RIFs) Workforce Composition Audits Workplace Climate Assessments HR Risk Assessments Mediation Training […]

Employment Law Checklist for Start-Ups & Expanding Businesses

Attorneys at The Employment Law Solution: McFadden Davis assist business clients with various aspects of employment law. We partner with our clients to provide results-oriented employment law services that are aligned with business fundamentals. ELS offers preventative and proactive services to clients in order to equip them with tools for almost any employment law issues. […]

Planning on Using Seasonal and Millennial Workers?

If you plan to use seasonal and millennial workers this summer – please plan to attend our upcoming webinar on Employment Law Issues Employers Need to Understand. Our presentation will address the following: Does the law require you to pay interns? Managing student/seasonal workers Millennial management Legal claims made by seasonal and summer interns Sexual […]

Jamala McFadden’s Highlights from The National Diversity & Leadership Conference

The National Diversity Council’s conference last week in Dallas did not disappoint!  Keynote speakers President Barack Obama, General Colin Powell and America Ferrera were on point with lessons on leadership, diversity and inclusion and living a good life.  It was an absolute pleasure to be included in a speaker lineup that included such heavyweights.  I […]

Jamala McFadden to Present on Employment Discrimination at National Diversity & Leadership Conference

Jamala McFadden to participate in a panel discussion regarding the Current State of Employment Discrimination at the National Diversity & Leadership Conference on April 11 – 11:30 am to 12:30 pm Join Jamala in Dallas, Texas for the Diversity & Leadership Conference. On April 11th President Barack Obama will have an intimate Q&A session. #NOWNOTLATER #DLCONFERENCE2019 #NDC #NATIONALDIVERSITYCOUNCIL #DIVERSITY […]

ELS Named One of Top 25 Small Businesses of the Year

The Employment Law Solution: McFadden Davis named by Cobb Chamber as one of the 2019 Top 25 Small Businesses of the Year. Jamala McFadden and Chandra C. Davis will attend the Cobb Chamber Awards Breakfast on May 6 where the 2019 Small Business of the Year winners will be named. In 1982, the Small Business […]

What Employers Need to Know about the Proposed Revised Rule on Overtime 

The Department of Labor (DOL) has proposed a revised rule on white collar exemptions to the overtime requirement of Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). While the proposal is not yet in place, employers should carefully review their employees categorized as exempt and consider the implications of the proposed revised rule (revised rule may become final in 2020).  “Exempt” employees do not […]

Halima White on LIWOCA Conference

Halima White, former President of LIWOCA and 2018 Conference Chair, notes that two keynote speakers explained the importance of showing how the things you want will benefit your employer–not just you. For example, Pilar Ramos of Mastercard previously worked extensively with a client when she was at a law firm. Ramos was not on the […]

Chandra Davis – Takeaway Highlights of LIWOCA 2019 Conference

Highlights from the Leadership Institute for Women of Color Attorneys, Inc. (LIWOCA) 2019 – 14th Annual Leadership Conference ELS attorney Chandra C. Davis shared highlights from the LIWOCA Annual Conference held in Washington, DC March 27-29, 2019. LIWOCA provides annual scholarships to women of color in law school. LIWOCA’s mission is to educate, mentor, inspire and network with women of color attorneys and […]