Insights: News Releases Kilpatrick Townsend’s Yendelela Neely Anderson Appointed to the Local Workforce Investment Board for the Atlanta Workforce Development Agency

ATLANTA (February 26) – Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today that Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed recently appointed Partner Yendelela Neely Anderson to a two year term on the Local Workforce Investment Board for the Atlanta Workforce Development Agency (AWDA).

Created through the Workforce Investment Act of 1988, the AWDA has assisted thousands of Atlanta residents in securing gainful employment and self-sufficiency. A bureau of the City of Atlanta Executive Offices of the Mayor, the AWDA exists to contribute to the economic security of Atlanta’s workers, businesses and communities through a comprehensive statewide system of employment services, education and regulation of health, safety and employment laws. The AWDA provides human capital solutions through creative funding strategies and partnerships that keep Atlanta globally and economically strong.

For more information on the Atlanta Workforce Development Agency, please click here.

Ms. Anderson litigates and counsels clients in the areas of employment discrimination, occupational safety and health, wage and hour, background checks and credit reporting. Ms. Anderson advises her clients through all aspects of the employment relationship, including policy creation and implementation, resolution of difficult employment issues, and development of strategies to avoid employment disputes.

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