ELS Spring Newsletter

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

No Topic Too High – Medical Marijuana and the Workplace

Tennille Hoover will participate in a panel discussion – No Topic Too High – Medical Marijuana and the Workplace at Georgia Power on March 13 at 5:30 p.m. Atlanta Chapter Meeting of the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources Event Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 Topic: No Topic Too High – Medical Marijuana and the […]

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 […]

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 is charged with gathering research, examining and evaluating best practices, and encouraging all classes of Georgia courts and court councils to establish policies to prevent […]

ELS is Looking for an Experienced Paralegal to Join Employment Law Firm

Our Paralegal is a very important person in our firm. The Paralegal will assist the firm’s attorneys in every aspect of our practice. Our Attorneys rely heavily on the Paralegal for litigation and other types of matter support. Accordingly, the Paralegal must be able to keep track of many details at the same time and adapt to quickly […]

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 […]

The Legal Issues Involved in the Les Moonves Saga

There’s So Much to Les: The Legal Issues Involved in the Les Moonves Saga Recently disgraced former CBS CEO Les Moonves demanded to arbitrate whether he is entitled to $120,000,000 in severance pay from CBS. The matter raises a number of employment issues that many employers grapple with, including: How to draft employment contracts, severance agreements, […]

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 […]