What Employers Need to Know about the Proposed Revised Rule on Overtime 

The Department of Labor (DOL) has proposed a revised rule on white collar exemptions to the overtime requirement of Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). While the proposal is not yet in place, employers should carefully review their employees categorized as exempt and consider the implications of the proposed revised rule (revised rule may become final in 2020).  “Exempt” employees do not […]

Chandra Davis – Takeaway Highlights of LIWOCA 2019 Conference

Highlights from the Leadership Institute for Women of Color Attorneys, Inc. (LIWOCA) 2019 – 14th Annual Leadership Conference ELS attorney Chandra C. Davis shared highlights from the LIWOCA Annual Conference held in Washington, DC March 27-29, 2019. LIWOCA provides annual scholarships to women of color in law school. LIWOCA’s mission is to educate, mentor, inspire and network with women of color attorneys and […]

The Employment Law Solution’s Celebration of Women’s History Month

The Employment Law Solution: McFadden Davis hosts various topical programs for law students. These programs are held at our firm in order to give law students exposure to a law firm environment. We were especially pleased to host a networking event for women law students during Women’s History Month. Each summer, ELS partners with Gate […]

Upcoming Events: LIWOCA, National Diversity, EEOC EXCEL Conferences

Chandra Davis to present EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE: How to Ascend to and Excel at Higher Heights in Your Organization at The Leadership Institute for Women of Color Attorneys at the LIWOCA Conference on March 28 – 2:15 to 3:15 pm Jamala McFadden to present Current State of Employment Discrimination at the National Diversity & Leadership Conference on April 11 – 11:30 am to […]

ELS Spring Newsletter

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

The Employment Law Solution: McFadden Davis Celebrates International Women’s Day

Chandra C. Davis attended the International Women’s Day Breakfast 2019 as well as the Cobb Executive Women’s Luncheon in celebration of International Women’s Day. The International Women’s Day Breakfast featured Laura Lane, President for Global Public Affairs at UPS, and Naima Judge, Managing Director & Market Investment Executive, US Trust, at Bank of America Private […]

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 […]

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 […]