ELS August Update and Upcoming Events

Link to our latest update. Highlights and quick links: Webinar with Chandra C. Davis – HR Regulations: Disabled Employees, Discrimination and Equal Pay – Wednesday, August 15, 2 pm LINK to RECORDING. Special Employment Law Webinar for Owners & Managers of Small Law Firms, Thursday, August 22 from 11 am to NOON Management Information Exchange […]

Halima White to Present ADR Options for the Early Resolution of EEO Claims with Lee Parks, Jr. and Justin Evans

On Aug 1 from 10:45 am to 12:15 pm at EEOC EXCEL Conference in Atlanta, Lee Parks, Jr., Halima Horton White, and Justin Evans will present an interactive workshop. Complainant’s counsel, defense counsel and an administrative judge will focus on how early mediation of harassment, hostile work environment and retaliation claims can benefit public and […]

Halima White and Chandra Davis to Present at EEOC’s EXCEL Conference in Atlanta

Halima Horton White will present ADR Options for the Early Resolution of EEO Claims on August 1 from 10:45 am to 12:15 pm and Chandra Davis will present Taking Diversity and Inclusion to the Next Level on August 1 from 1:30 to 3 pm at the EEOC’s 2019 EXCEL Conference in Atlanta. More info at:https://www1.eeoc.gov/eeoc/newsroom/release/4-30-19c.cfm. […]

ELS Summer Employment Law Newsletter

Our latest newsletter is available on our LinkedIn page. Articles include: Supreme Court To Decide LGBTQ Workers’ Rights Raise Your Defenses and Raise Them Early: A Good Reminder from the Supreme Court for Employment Counsel Defending Title VII Workplace Bullying: States are Taking Action Other informative topics: Employment Law Checklist, Risk Management, and Internships. #ELSFirm […]

Supreme Court To Decide LGBTQ Workers’ Rights

It may come as news to many that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has ruled that federal law does not protect employees from discrimination based on their sexual orientation.  The Supreme Court will review whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”) prohibits discrimination against employees because […]

Halima White on LIWOCA Conference

Halima White, former President of LIWOCA and 2018 Conference Chair, notes that two keynote speakers explained the importance of showing how the things you want will benefit your employer–not just you. For example, Pilar Ramos of Mastercard previously worked extensively with a client when she was at a law firm. Ramos was not on the […]

“Similarly Situated in All Material Respects” Standard for Comparators in Employment Discrimination Cases 

The Eleventh Circuit Just Established the “Similarly Situated in All Material Respects” Standard for Comparators in Employment Discrimination Cases  The Eleventh Circuit recently issued an en banc decision explaining who is “similarly situated” to an employment discrimination plaintiff within the meaning of the prima facie case.  The Court determined that neither the “nearly identical” nor the “same or […]

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

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