Originally from Cameroon and raised in New York
City, Edgar Ndjatou (ja-too) is passionate about creating workplaces that value fair
treatment, trust, and open communications. Edgar also embraces change and the
opportunity it brings, which helps him connect with individuals dealing with
difficult career obstacles. Edgar practiced
employment law for nine years, including co-managing his own law firm. As an
employment lawyer, Edgar represented, advised, and counseled clients in the federal, nonprofit, and
private sectors. Edgar also has experience in all phases of administrative proceedings and lawsuits involving
claims under federal, state, and local employment laws. Edgar’s clients included workers, charter
schools, tutoring companies, construction firms, restaurants, IT companies, and
other business owners. Edgar has developed a wide knowledge base to assist a
client in making competent human resources decisions or to guide a client in
enhancing their personal brand. Edgar’s experiences have given him a
perspective on how addressing a client’s needs involves using holistic,
creative, and reasoned approaches. In his free time, Edgar is a big sports fan, podcast listener, and follows current events/politics.
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Edgar is the Founding Principal of Officum, LLC. Officium provides focused and practical consulting for individuals and organizations in the following areas: personal career, human resources, administrative and management. Officium partners with clients in assessing needs, troubleshooting issues, generating and implementing action plans. The company's techniques are tailored to match client needs, with each path addressing that client’s unique intricacies. Officium provides structure and accountability to clients to foster a commitment to making changes in management or problem solving.
Since October 2019, Edgar has served as the Executive Director of Workplace Fairness
. Workplace Fairness is a nonprofit organization that provides information, education and assistance to individual workers and their advocates nationwide and promotes public polices that advance employee rights. The organizations's goals are that workers and their advocates are educated about workplace rights and options for resolving workplace problems and that policymakers, members of the business community and the public at large view the fair treatment of workers as both good business practice and sound public policy.
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University, BA in Sociology & Minor in Economics (2006)
University, Washington College of Law, JD (2009)
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