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Whitney Bly Edwards is a member of the Labor & Employment Practice in Greenberg Traurig’s Atlanta office. Her practice includes a broad range of labor and employment law matters, including representing employers on discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims before courts and administrative agencies. She also has experience conducting internal wage and hour and discrimination and retaliation investigations for employers. Additionally, her practice includes drafting employee handbooks, personnel policies, and employment agreements. She also regularly provides due diligence in various corporate transactions and counseling on employment matters, including advising employers on various employment laws. Prior to joining the Firm, she gained experience defending medical practitioners facing professional liability claims and representing health care facilities in litigation. Before entering law school, Whitney worked as a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English.

Companies with US employees should be aware of new requirements that employees be vaccinated or subject to weekly testing for the Covid-19 virus.

On Sept. 9, 2021, President Biden issued
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