Families First Coronavirus Response Act in Effect April 1, 2020

3/26/20 The Senate passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA” or the “Act”) on March 18th. The President signed the legislation on the evening of March 18, which means the leave provisions will go into effect on April 1 and has a sunset provision of December 31, 2020. The Act creates several significant paid […]

Social Distancing and Impact in the Workplace

Impact of Social Distancing on the Workplace & Employee Mental State During this time of uncertainty as we tread into unprecedented waters, we at ELS think it is important to focus on the impact social distancing has on not just us as individuals, but from an employment perspective as well. Social distancing is defined as […]

A Message From ELS About COVID-19

Dear ELS Client-Partners: The Center for Disease Control recommends that all employers consider how best to decrease the spread of acute respiratory illness and lower the impact of COVID-19 in their workplace. To that end, we at ELS have told our employees that there is no expectation for them to come to the office to […]

Coronavirus Update

ELS Update 3/18/2020 The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is causing unprecedented disruptions to business operations on a global scale. If you have not already established a plan regarding your workforce, you are advised to do so now, before the government does it for you. Immediately identify key decision makers and employee communication protocols. Phase 1 – […]

Coronavirus, Travel & Your Employees

ELS Monday evening, March 2, Governor Kemp confirmed that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has positively identified two Georgia residents with the coronavirus.  Employers in Georgia and around the nation need to make plans about the possibility of school and other building closures and restrictions on travel in and out of the United […]

ELS Honored to Receive AT&T Diversity and Inclusion Pipeline Award

ELS is proud to be recognized by our client, AT&T, for our efforts to increase the pipeline of diverse individuals entering the legal profession. In praising our efforts, AT&T’s General Counsel, David McAtee, acknowledged that we are a small firm that punches well above our weight! Check out our video highlighting some of our work. […]

ELS Recruiting Legal Assistant

If you are a Legal Assistant with experience working in employment law, please consider responding to our posting for a Legal Assistant. Please send your resume and cover letter detailing why you would be a great addition to our team to info@theemploymentlawsolution.com. Overview of Legal Office Assistant Duties & Tasks Performing general office clerk duties […]

Mediation of Employment Law Claims Seminar Oct. 23 at Noon

Raquel Crump to Present Mediation of Employment Law Claims with Tanya Tate of Bay Mediation and Arbitration Services. This program will be held at ELS, 3100 Cumberland Blvd., Suite 1480, Atlanta, GA 30339. Please join us on Oct. 23 for an informative one hour luncheon (12 – 1 p.m.) Lunch will be provided and you […]

Special Employment Law Webinar for Owners & Managers of Small Law Firms, Tuesday, September 24 from 2 pm to 3 pm

Jamala S. McFadden will present important employment law pointers designed to help small law firms avoid risk and save money. Please join us for a Special Employment Law Webinar for Owners and Managers of Small Law Firms on TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 from 2 pm to 3 pm. Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/special-employment-law-webinar-for-owners-and-managers-of-small-law-firms-tickets-66331889467.

Chandra Davis to Present at Management Information Exchange (MIE) Conference in Atlanta, September 10

Management Information Exchange (MIE) Conference for Legal Services Executive Directors, Managers and Supervisors in Atlanta, September 9 and 10. Chandra Davis to lead discussion of employment law rules and regulations on September 10. Chandra will update and review the most pressing employment law and compliance issues–FLSA, FMLA, ACA, ADA and reasonable accommodations, harassment in the […]