Ford & Harrison LLP
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271 17th Street, N.W., Suite 1900
(DeKalb & Fulton Cos.)
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About this office:
FordHarrison is a U.S. labor & employment law firm with more than 200 attorneys in 27 offices, including five affiliate firms. The firm is committed to providing clients with the "right response at the right time" in managing their workforce. FordHarrison attorneys represent employers in labor, employment, immigration and employee benefits matters, including litigation. Through its membership in the global employment law firm alliance, Ius Laboris, FordHarrison provides clients that have multinational operations with a broad range of services related to labor and employment law in 44 countries throughout the world. For more information on FordHarrison, visit fordharrison.com. To learn more about Ius Laboris, visit iuslaboris.com.
Statement of Practice Summary:
Labor and Employment Law representing Employers, including Employment Litigation, Discrimination, Harassment, Class Action Litigation, ERISA Litigation, Affirmative Action, Wrongful Termination, Wage and Hour Law, ADA/FMLA, Airline Labor Law, Labor Union Organizing, Collective Bargaining, Arbitration, Layoffs and Plant Closings, Mergers, Acquisitions and Restructurings (Labor), Employment Contracts, Trade Secrets, Employment/Business Torts, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Business Immigration, Employee Benefits, Multi-Employer Pension Plans, Workplace Safety and Workplace Violence.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
EEOC Issues Proposed Wellness Program Amendments to ADA Regulations
Gordon M. Berger,Katelyn D. Winslow, April 23, 2015
On April 16, 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued long-awaited proposed regulations addressing what constitutes permissive employer wellness programs. While the EEOC recognizes that many employers that provide health insurance also offer workplace wellness programs...
NLRB Provides Insight into Recent Developments at Symposium
Bennet D. Alsher,Paul R. Beshears,Frederick L. Warren, April 23, 2015
Executive Summary: On April 10, 2015, Emory University School of Law and the Emory Law Journal presented a symposium, sponsored by FordHarrison, focused on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and its recent decisions and actions. The event was held to coincide with the 80th anniversary of the...
DOL Defines a Married, Same-Sex Partner as a "Spouse" under the FMLA
Leanne C. Mehrman, April 17, 2015
Executive Summary: Effective March 27, 2015, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is revised to define a "spouse" to include married, same-sex partners regardless of the state in which they reside. This change gives same-sex couples the same FMLA rights and protections as heterosexual...
Year Established: 1978
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