ELS Spring Newsletter

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

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 […]

Raquel Crump to Present Navigating Issues of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Feb. 26

Raquel Crump will participate as a panelist in a presentation on Navigating Issues of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace at the Beginning Lawyers Program on February 26, 2019 at the State Bar of Georgia in Atlanta. Raquel’s presentation is scheduled for 9:20 a.m. Details available at www.gabar.org. Link to Register

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

ELS Attorneys Jerico Phillips and Raquel Crump Participated in YLD Mid-Year Meeting in Macon

ELS attorneys Jerico Phillips and Raquel Crump attended the Georgia Bar’s Young Lawyer Division’s Mid-Year Meeting in Macon, GA on Friday Jan. 11 for an update on the state-wide happenings of the YLD. Raquel, Co-Chair of the YLD Labor and Employee Committee, provide a report of the Committee’s upcoming events.

State Bar of Georgia YLD Labor and Employment Law Committee Discussion Regarding Employment Law Career Paths

Join the State Bar of GA YLD Labor and Employment Law Committee as a panel of employment attorneys from different backgrounds discuss the different career paths employment attorneys can take. The panelists include: Shola Omojokun, Assistant Vice President and Senior Legal Counsel, AT&T (In-House); Benjamin Briggs, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw (AmLaw 100 Defense); Cheryl Legare, Partner, […]

Climate Assessment for Public Entity – Confidential and Rush Project Completed in One Month

A public entity contacted The Employment Law Solution: McFadden Davis requesting a proposal for the firm to conduct a Workplace Climate Assessment. ELS proposed a team of two lawyers skilled in workplace investigations to complete the project within an aggressive timeline.  Jamala McFadden and Raquel Crump managed the workplace climate assessment to “identify areas of […]