University of Michigan School of Law Alumni & Friends Service Day – Atlanta May 4 – 1 to 4pm

Friends of ELS: Come join a team of up to 75 volunteers on Saturday, May 4th from 1pm to 4pm at the University of Michigan Law School Alumni & Friends Service Day. Date: May 4 in Atlanta at Atlanta Community Food Bank. This will be the ideal volunteer opportunity. Location: Product Rescue Center 732 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd. NW, Atlanta, GA 30318-6628 Product Rescue Center volunteers […]

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 […]

Public Employers Turn Attention to Addressing Harassment Complaints

No doubt, recent developments and media articles have captured everyone’s attention. Highlights of recent developments in Georgia: Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s recent executive order regarding the state’s sexual harassment training program sets up new training requirements for state employees and managers. Governor Kemp made the state’s inspector general’s office the ultimate repository for complaints. The […]

ELS to Honor Dr. King Today

Today is a day to honor Dr. King’s dedication to freedom, justice and equality for all. Hope you can attend one of the many MKL holiday services. www.theemploymentlawsolution.com #mlkday Jamala McFadden, Chandra Davis​, Halima White, Raquel Hoover Crump​, #Jerico Phillips #employmentlaw #NAMWOLF #NMSDC #WBENC #GMSDC #ELSFirm

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 […]

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 […]