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, […]

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 […]

ELS Partner Chandra Davis On EEOC Panel, July 2013

ELS Partner, Chandra Davis served on a panel for the EEOC Atlanta District Office summer interns. She along with Joe Moan, Senior Managing Counsel at The Coca-Cola Company, and Bridget Green, Director of Human Resources at Northside Hospital, advised law student interns on the various ways they can use their legal degrees and on their […]