CARE Seminar: Up In Smoke


Are New Laws Causing Your Drug Policies to Go Up in Smoke?
What All Employers Must Know

Effective January 1, new legislation legalizing recreational cannabis will have an impact on how you operate your business.

Please join us at this lunch and learn for a deep dive into these issues and to learn about how to comply with these new laws. This program is a must for business owners, human resources professionals, chief financial officers, and other company officials.

Wednesday, October 16th
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
NIU-Rockford, 8500 E. State St., Rockford
Cost: $30 per person, boxed lunches will be provided
Advanced registration is required


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Great seminar! The presenter was very engaging & informative – loved it!
– CARE Seminar Attendee


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About David Ritter
Partner, Barnes & Thornburg, LLP

David defends employers faced with state or federal claims under a wide range of employment laws, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, restrictive covenants, breach of contract and employment torts. David routinely represents clients before governmental agencies, including the National Labor Relations Board, the Department of Labor, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs and similar state agencies. David has handled matters in most of the 50 United States.

David counsels and advises high-level executives on issues related to employment agreements, separation agreements and restrictive covenants. In addition, he handles affirmative action plans and employment issues related to corporate transactions. He counsels employers on day-to-day employment issues, as well as assists in employee training related to employment issues. David is experienced at resolving complicated legal issues and disputes in a timely and efficient manner.

In addition, David co-chairs the firm’s national Logistics and Transportation practice group. David is a regular contributor to presentations and publications, providing thought leadership on a wide range of employment law topics. He is a frequent writer and lecturer for the Illinois Manufacturers Association, the International Personnel Management Association-Human Resources, LexisNexis and many other organizations.