ELS Spring Newsletter

Our Spring Newsletter is now available online. Highlights: Updated website – including new videos! UPCOMING EVENTS RECENT ARTICLES TEAM MEMBER UPDATES

Chandra Davis to Present Webinar: Employment Law Trends and Developments on March 22 at 3 p.m.(ET)

Employment Law in the 2019 Landscape: Trends, Developments and What Lies Ahead Friday, March 22, 2019  3:00 pm – 4:30 pm (ET) Click here to see show preview. Key Topics: U.S. and Canadian Employment Law Then and Now Recent Updates and Case Law Rulings Enforcement Trends Compliance Issues and Mitigating Risks Click here to register […]

Highlights from the 2019 NAMWOLF Driving Diversity & Leadership Conference

ELS co-founding partner, Chandra C. Davis, shared highlights from the 2019 NAMWOLF Driving Diversity & Leadership Conference* held in New Orleans, LA February 16 – 19, 2019. (*f/k/a The Business Meeting & Law Firm Development Day) Chandra serves the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (“NAMWOLF”) as Labor & Employment PAC’s Outreach Committee Co-chair.  NAMWOLF […]

Chandra Davis will Present a Webinar: Employment Law Trends and Developments on March 22 at 3 p.m.(ET)

Chandra Davis will present a webinar: Employment Law in the 2019 Landscape: Trends, Developments and What Lies Ahead Friday, March 22, 2019  3:00 pm – 4:30 pm (ET) Key Topics: U.S. and Canadian Employment Law Then and Now Recent Updates and Case Law Rulings Enforcement Trends Compliance Issues and Mitigating Risks Click here to register […]

Social Media and Workplace Investigations

You’ve seen social media sites used in criminal investigations, but can they be used in workplace investigations? In most cases, yes. Publicly-posted social media posts can assist in conducting workplace investigations, but employers should proceed with caution. Some states have enacted laws and regulations that limit an employer’s access to their workers’ social media accounts. […]

Attorney Raquel Crump has been selected to participate in the National Employment Law Council (“NELC”) Academy as a Returning Fellow

ELS Attorney Raquel Crump has been selected to participate in the National Employment Law Council (“NELC”) Academy as a Returning Fellow. The Academy is held during NELC’s annual conference in San Diego, CA April 24-26.  NELC membership eligibility is limited to management-side labor and employment practitioners with at least four years’ experience, with at least 75% of […]

ELS adds Attorney Jerico Phillips to the Team of Employment Attorneys

ELS is pleased to announce the addition of Attorney Jerico Phillips. Jerico is a graduate of Emory University School of Law. His activities at Emory included: The Southern Journal of Policy and Justice, Vol. XII, Symposium Editor; Teaching Fellow to Professor Daspit–American Legal Writing, Analysis, and Research Course, Kessler-Eidson Program for Trial Techniques Teaching Fellow; […]

Climate Assessment for Public Entity – Confidential and Rush Project Completed in One Month

A public entity contacted The Employment Law Solution: McFadden Davis requesting a proposal for the firm to conduct a Workplace Climate Assessment. ELS proposed a team of two lawyers skilled in workplace investigations to complete the project within an aggressive timeline.  Jamala McFadden and Raquel Crump managed the workplace climate assessment to “identify areas of […]

New Year’s Resolution: Improve Employment Practices

If one of your resolutions is to improve employment practices, this may be the year to consider an Employment Law Advice & Counsel Hotline Retainer Program. ELS offers an “Employment Advice & Counsel Hotline” retainer program to assist clients with routine HR legal matters. ELS focuses on serving business clients and we understand the demands and often […]

Expedited Review of Proposed Reduction in Force (RIF)

Reduction in force checklists are plentiful, but what happens if you have some concerns and are under pressure to produce your proposed plan for Board approval with two weeks? While standard checklists are useful, you need to check in with your employment attorney to address your concerns and make sure the RIF you implement will not […]