Halima White and Chandra Davis to Present at EEOC’s EXCEL Conference in Atlanta

Halima Horton White will present ADR Options for the Early Resolution of EEO Claims on August 1 from 10:45 am to 12:15 pm and Chandra Davis will present Taking Diversity […]

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS: GA Labor Law Poster Change and EEOC Releases Sample Forms to Help Employers with EEO-1 Survey

Georgia recently released an update for labor law posters to include the Workers’ Compensation Bill of Rights new benefit dollar amounts and a new revision date. Additionally, employers were informed […]

ELS Summer Employment Law Newsletter

Our latest newsletter is available on our LinkedIn page. Articles include: Supreme Court To Decide LGBTQ Workers’ Rights Raise Your Defenses and Raise Them Early: A Good Reminder from the […]

Raise Your Defenses and Raise Them Early: A Good Reminder from the Supreme Court for Employment Counsel Defending Title VII Claims

On June 3, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States released its opinion in Fort Bend County, Texas v. Davis leading to a very valuable lesson for employers – […]

Attorney Tennille Hoover Returns to ELS

Tennille Hoover is an attorney with ELS. Using her former experience as an HR director for an employer with over 6000 employees, Tennille provides strategic employment law representation and counseling […]

Georgia’s Judiciary has Established an Ad Hoc Committee to Prevent Sexual Harassment in the Judicial Branch of Government

As head of Georgia’s judiciary, Chief Justice Harold D. Melton announced he has established an “Ad Hoc Committee to Prevent Sexual Harassment in the Judicial Branch of Government.” The Committee […]

#CheersTo5Years-The Pipeline, Vol. 4

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Getting Ahead of the Age Game

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA) prohibits employers from making employment decisions based on an employee’s age.[1] However, uncertainty remains as to whether applicants can pursue age […]

State Equal Pay Laws

Most states have laws prohibiting wage discrimination based on sex. Most state equal pay acts grant exceptions for pay based on wage differentials other than gender, such as seniority or merit. […]

Key Considerations When Drafting a Language Policy

Employers may require workers to speak a specific language while performing certain job duties. While not illegal, this requirement can pose some risks. The practice note provides guidance on key considerations […]