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ELS Celebrates Women’s History Month: Necessity is the Mother of Invention

As we grapple with the devastating impact of COVID-19, we pause to honor women pioneers whose inventions were borne from the necessity of saving lives. Today we recognize Dr. Patricia Era Bath, an American ophthalmologist, inventor, humanitarian, and academic. Dr. Bath discovered and invented a new device and technique for cataract surgery known as laserphaco.  […]

ELS Celebrates Women’s History Month: Necessity is the Mother of Invention

As we grapple with the devastating impact of COVID-19, we pause to honor women pioneers whose inventions were borne from the necessity of saving lives. Today we recognize the inventor, scientist and stem cell researcher, Dr. Ann Tsukamoto. A vital breakthrough in cancer research, Tsukamoto’s co-patented process of isolating human stem cells found in bone […]

ELS Celebrates Women’s History Month: Necessity is the Mother of Invention

As we grapple with the devastating impact of COVID-19, we pause to honor women pioneers whose inventions were borne from the necessity of saving lives. Today we recognize the American biochemist and pharmacologist, Gertrude B. Elion.   Gertrude Belle Elion Gertrude Belle Elion was born in New York City in 1918. She enjoyed school and looked […]

10-K Conundrum: How SEC Filings Breed Employment Claims

Article from Law360, New York (January 27, 2015) A recent Seventh Circuit decision provides a cautionary tale for employers deciding what level of detail about litigated matters to include in publicly disclosed U.S. Securities and Exchange Commissionfilings. The court held a former employee could assert retaliation against her former employer when the company listed her by […]

ELS Has Won 2014 “Traiblazer of The Year” LACE Award!

The Employment Law Solution won the 2014 LACE Award for “Trailblazer of the Year”! The Ladies Achieving Continuous Excellence (LACE) Awards event is held annually to formally recognize GWBC Georgia, North and South Carolina Corporate Member-Partners and Certified WBEs who have made outstanding and significant contributions and created initiatives to empower women owned businesses. Partner Nancy Castor Sprattlin […]

Court’s Recent Spin On After-Acquired Evidence May Be Good for Employers!

The Second Circuit recently sided with Fujifilm Medical Systems USA Inc. and held that Fujifilm could use evidence obtained after an executive was terminated to confirm a nondiscriminatory reason for firing him. The case was brought against the Company by a former executive vice president, John J. Weber, alleging that he was terminated because he […]

NLRB Finds Employee’s Facebook “Like” and Comment Protected By Labor Law

[In late August], the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) ruled that two employees of a sports bar and restaurant were unlawfully discharged for their participation in a Facebook discussion criticizing their employer.  In the Facebook discussion that prompted the firings, a former employee complained in a status update that she owed more taxes than expected because of […]

ELS Serves! ELS Co-Sponsors Grape Escape Winery Tour to Help Brighten the Lives of Children with Cancer!

ELS co-sponsored the Grape Escape Winery Tour on Saturday, August 9, 2014 with the Atlanta Chapter of  WGIRLS.  The event consisted of a luxury bus ride to the Dahlonega Wineries, and included 19 tastings, live music, and shopping.  Proceeds from the event were given to Camp Sunshine, an organization providing support and education for children […]

Staffing Agencies Beware: OSHA’s New Policy Memorandum Highlights OSHA’s Enforcement Priorities with Respect to Temporary Workers

On July 15, 2014, Thomas Galassi, OSHA’s Director of Enforcement Programs, released a memorandum addressed to all OSHA regional administrators regarding OSHA’s Temporary Worker Initiative—a program developed to increase the agency’s focus on the safety of temporary workers. The purpose of the memo was to clarify the responsibilities of staffing agencies and host employees and to remind […]