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    #MeToo: Tools to Avoid Sexual Harassment Claims presented by Jason Ritchie

    Date: March 8, 2018, 11:15am – 1:00pm
    Holiday Inn
    5 E. Baxter Lane
    Bozeman, MT
    $15 for GVHRA Members/$40 for Non-Members
    Event Type:
    GHVRA Hosted - Meeting
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    Generally, the GVHRA meetings are held according to the following schedule; however, please refer to the specific meeting flyer sent via email from the GVHRA President as dates/times/locations are subject to change.

    11:15 a.m.—11:30 a.m.: Registration
    11:30 a.m.—Noon: Lunch
    Noon– 1:00 p.m.: PRESENTATION

    • What is and what is not actionable sexual harassment under the law and the EEOC’s current guidelines on sexual harassment
    • Anti-harassment and anti-discrimination policies
    • How to train your workforce on those polices
    • How to handle a complaint of sexual harassment

    BIO of Presenter:

    Recognized as one of the preeminent labor and employment attorneys in Montana, Jason Ritchie works intimately with businesses on every aspect of the employment relationship. He regularly counsels clients in their day-to-day operations, conducts workplace investigations, and handles complex disputes in courts and administrative proceedings. Jason also has extensive litigation experience in other areas, including:

    • Construction DisputesPersonal Injury
    • Bank Bad Faith and Lender Liability
    • Intellectual Property
    • Real Estate
    • Agriculture
    • Contracts
    • Corporate Duties and Shareholder Derivative Suits
    • Healthcare
    • Will and Estates Issues

    Jason grew up farming in southern Idaho and then played football at Carroll College in Helena. He was a partner in the Labor & Employment group at Holland & Hart LLP in Billings before joining Ritchie Manning.


    Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Labor & Employment

    The Best Lawyers in America, Lawyer of the Year, Labor Law—Management—Billings, Montana

    The Best Lawyers in America, Employment Law—Individuals, Employment Law—Management, Labor Law—Management, Labor Law—Union, Litigation—Labor and Employment

    Mountain States Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Employment & Labor

    Admissions and Education

    Bar Admissions


    Court Admissions

    U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

    U.S. District Court for the District of Montana

    All Montana State Courts


    University of Montana School of Law

    o J.D., 2004, With Honors

    Carroll College

    o B.A, Business Administration, 2001


    Since 2010, Jason has been the editor of the Montana Employment Law Newsletter, a monthly publication. Jason also regularly speaks on various labor and employment topics. A complete list of publications and speaking engagements can be provided.

    Professional Affiliations

    American Bar Association, Member

    State Bar of Montana, Member

    Yellowstone Area Bar Association, Member

    To make a reservation, please click on the "Reservations" tab on the website, then search for the appropriate meeting date.  The hotel requires a 48 hours confirmation of attendees for catered events; therefore, reservation links are active two weeks prior to the event and close the Monday prior to the event.  Also, let us know when you RSVP if you will need any accommodation.

    RSVPs help the GVHRA board, presenter, facility and caterers to accommodate all attendees.  Members who make a reservation and DO NOT attend will be charged.  Additionally, copies of presentation materials and food may not be available for those who do not RSVP.