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Best Practices in Reopening Your Business - Next Steps For Employers & Keeping Employees Safe

Getting Back to Work

In the next several weeks, Illinois businesses will likely begin to reopen. The question on all employers’ minds is how do I do this in a safe and efficient manner – planning now for this is the key. Join us for this comprehensive discussion led by David B. Ritter, a partner and the Chair of the Barnes & Thornburg LLP Chicago office labor and employment practice and an IMA member as he discusses how to reopen your business safely, including:

• Reducing risk in the workplace
• When to return and reopen – who comes back?
• What to do if someone tests positive
• Communications – How to share with employees everything the company is doing to keep them safe
• The 2nd Wave

About our Speaker:

David Ritter
Partner, Barnes & Thornburg, LLP

David has been practicing labor and employment law for more than thirty years; before that, he was a human resources professional. David has been advising clients throughout the COVID-19 crisis in all aspects of human resources and employment law. David has been a frequent webinar participant during the COVID-19 crisis and his practical advice has assisted many IMA members.
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.

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