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    Employment Law Update 2020 presented by Jason Ritchie

    Date: June 11, 2020, 11:45am – 1:00pm
    Presented via Zoom webinar. Once the Registration closes, more information on attending this webinar event will be provided to those who have registered to attend.
    $15 for GVHRA Members / $40 for Non-Members [Due ot COVID-19, GVHRA Members who have been furloughed or experiencing a hardship may contact President Melissa Gentner ( about any potential discount available.]
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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.

    11:45 a.m.—Noon: Login to Zoom Webinar 
    Noon– 1:00 p.m.: PRESENTATION

    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 Disputes
    ·       Personal 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 before forming Ritchie Manning Kautz PLLP.


    ·       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 - Montana

    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

    Presentation Description: 

    Employment Law Update for 2020

    • Wrongful Discharge
    • Discrimination/Retaliation
    • Labor
    • FLSA Changes
    • No COVID-19

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