Inclement Weather: Employee Safety, Business Closings, Employee Pay, and FLSA

As the HBO hit series Game of Thrones has warned for many years: Winter is Coming. Businesses need to be prepared for the possibility of inclement weather interrupting the workday. Employee safety is always the top consideration during inclement weather and is often the basis for closing a business for a day or two. However, […]

Jerico Phillips and Raquel Crump of The Employment Law Solution McFadden Davis to Coach Therrell High School Mock Trial Team

Jerico Phillips and Raquel Crump of The Employment Law Solution McFadden Davis to Coach Therrell High School Mock Trial Team The Georgia High School Mock Trial Competition is a project of the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia. Jerico and Raquel will join other attorney coaches and provide assistance with cross/direct examination […]

The Employment Law Solution McFadden Davis will Participate in Atlanta Legal Aid Society’s (ALA) Adopt-A-Family Project

The Employment Law Solution McFadden Davis will participate in Atlanta Legal Aid Society’s (ALA) Adopt-A-Family Project again this year. ELS is pleased to join the Atlanta Legal Aid Society’s program and provide holiday gifts to a family of four children. ELS Partner, Jamala McFadden will serve as President of the Board of Atlanta Legal Aid […]

Gender Transitions in the Workplace

Employer obligations to employees that are considering and undergoing gender transition surgery are unclear. No federal employment law explicitly prohibits discrimination against transgender employees, but, some courts, including the Eleventh Circuit, have interpreted Title VII to prohibit such discrimination. See E.E.O.C. v. R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc. 884 F.3d 560 (6th Cir. 2018); […]

Diversity and Next Level Inclusion is a Hallmark of a Great Workplace!

Diversity and next level inclusion is a hallmark of a great workplace! As we enter in to the various religious and cultural winter holidays, we recognize that being respectful and inclusive can be difficult and costly. However, Title VII covered employers are obligated to provide reasonable accommodations for employees to observe religious holidays if it […]

Chandra C. Davis and Raquel Crump of McFadden Davis LLC to discuss the latest in holiday pay and other employment law matters on December 10.

Save the Date: December 10, 2018 12:00 – 1:00 PM ‘Tis the Season: For Paid Time Off?  The Fair Labor Standards Act and Holiday Pay Attorneys Chandra C. Davis and Raquel Crump of The Employment Law Solution: McFadden Davis, LLC will discuss the latest in holiday pay and other employment law matters. This course is approved for one hour of general continuing […]

The Importance of Environmental Scans: Ensuring Compliance with Compensation Laws

Environmental scans can help you ensure that your company’s pay structure complies with federal and state compensation laws. Key federal compensation laws include the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and the Equal Pay Act (“EPA”). The FLSA is a broad compensation statute establishing minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and child labor standards for full-time and […]

The Importance of Environmental Scans: Avoiding Claims of Systemic Discrimination

Environmental scans can help companies anticipate potential systemic discrimination claims before a lawsuit is filed. While most employment discrimination suits involve individual plaintiffs, this is not always the case. An alternate form of liability to which companies may be subjected is a systemic discrimination claim. See 42 U.S.C. § 2000e-6. Systemic discrimination claims argue that […]

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The Importance of Environmental Scans: What is an Environmental Scan?

Environmental scans are a great way to maximize your company’s potential. An environmental scan is the gathering, use, and monitoring of the company’s environment, internal and external, to detect potential threats. Environmental scans cover everything from casual discussions to formal programs of market research and organizational planning. Environmental scans maximize a company’s potential by allowing […]