Fisher Phillips

1075 Peachtree Street, NE
Suite 3500
Atlanta, Georgia 30309, United States
Contact: Kevin L. Sullivan, Chief Marketing Officer
Phone: (404) 240-4248
Areas of Practice
  • Immigration Law
  • Labor & Employment Law
Other U.S. Locations
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • D.C.
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • Missouri
  • Nevada
  • New Jersey
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

Washington State “Bans the Box”

Washington has joined a growing list of states and cities to restrict criminal history inquiries in the hiring process with adoption of the Washington Fair Chance Act (2SHB 1298), signed into law on March 13, 2018. Beginning…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Washington Bars Sexual Harassment Nondisclosure Agreements

In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the #MeToo movement, Washington employers will soon need to comply with two new laws aimed at preventing sexual harassment and assault in the workplace while encouraging open…more
 /  Civil Rights, Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

Equal Pay For Equal Work: Washington Updates Equal Pay Act For The First Time In Over 70 Years

With heightened attention on gender-based workplace discrimination, Washington recently passed new legislation that creates additional pay equity requirements for Washington employers. Signed into law by Governor Jay Inslee on…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

You Win Some, You Lose Some: A Review Of Some Recent Misclassification Decisions

At the forefront of mind of every gig economy company is the troublesome question of whether its workers are properly classified as independent contractors. Just search our blog for cases involving “misclassification” and you’ll…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law

Hair Salons Want A Cut From The Gig Economy

The gig economy continues to grow into all sectors of the modern world. By some accounts, on-demand workers are projected to comprise 43 percent of the United States workforce by 2020. If true, we can anticipate large groups of…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

New York State Moves One Step Closer to Changes to Sexual Harassment Laws

On March 12, 2018, the New York State Senate passed a bill aimed at strengthening and reforming the state sexual harassment laws. The legislation comes on the heels of the #MeToo movement and mirrors much of what Governor Cuomo…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

USDOL Self-Report PAID Program: Benefits TBD

Last week the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) announced its Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) pilot program to mixed reactions. The PAID program is meant to provide a framework for employers to proactively resolve…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

The Gender Pay Equity Movement Goes International

The national and international spotlight on pay equity is getting brighter by the day. By way of illustration, this post explores two laws that took effect on January 1, 2018, one in California and one in Iceland, and a wage…more
 /  Civil Rights, International Law & Trade, Labor & Employment Law

Web Exclusive: Master The Modern Method For Managing March Madness

If you work for a certain large company, at any of its many operations across the country, you have the opportunity to enter to win $1 million dollars each year for life when you fill out a March Madness bracket. To hit the…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

March Misclassification Madness: Misclassification Updates in the Gig Economy

Many of you likely have filled out your March Madness bracket, and are eagerly watching game after game hoping your bracket doesn’t bust. The gig misclassification game is experiencing a March Madness of its own. The debate over…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Labor & Employment Law

Bed Time! Uber Announces Mandatory Rest Periods

In a move met with near-universal praise, Uber recently announced it will now require drivers take at least six hours of time off for every 12 hours they spend driving. After announcing this decision last month, Uber rolled it…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law, Transportation

Collection of Biometric Data Raises Privacy Concerns for Employees and Compliance Issues for Employers

Many of us have become comfortable with the convenience of logging into our laptops or smartphones using a fingerprint scan in lieu of remembering yet another password. We are familiar with television and movie portrayals of…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Chadbourne Litigation Settles, Leaving Unanswered Questions About Equal Pay Claims

The parties to a high-profile Equal Pay Act lawsuit have reached a multi-million dollar settlement that will be sure to capture the attention of employers across the country. Former partners of the law firm Chadbourne & Parke…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Civil Rights, Electronic Discovery, Labor & Employment Law

Update - Cal/OSHA Hotel Housekeeping Injury Standard Effective July 1, 2018

As we reported in January, after nearly six years of discussion and debate, the Cal/OSHA Standards Board (Board) approved a standard on “Hotel Housekeeping Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention.” The final regulation was recently…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Web Exclusive: "It Can’t Happen Here, Can It?” Now Is The Time To Assess Your School’s Safety And Security Protocols

Recent events at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida have caused many in the education community to think about their own campuses and the safety and security measures they have employed over the years…more
 /  Education
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