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Date(s) - 04/19/2017
8:30 am - 12:00 pm


April 19 Ark ILG Program

9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment and the workplace: Anybody gotta light?

The magic marijuana card will allow qualified patients to use marijuana for medical purposes. This is a game changer. How will this affect your employment policies? How will this impact pre-employment drug screening, if at all, or post-accident/reasonable suspicion testing? The AMMA (Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment) contains provisions that both directly and indirectly impact employment law.  We will sort through the facts versus what might be a “smoke” screen.  Don’t miss this program that will bring you up to date on legislation in the Arkansas General Assembly that will flesh out the employment provisions of the AMMA.

Wayne Young,  Partner Friday, Eldredge and Clark Law Firm

Wayne Young is a partner with the firm and a member of the Labor and Employment Law Practice Group. He has been named in the Best Lawyers in America publication annually since 2015, and has been listed as a Rising Star in the mid-South by Super Lawyers magazine annually since 2013. He is the human resources community liaison for the Board of Directors of Women and Children First and he is the Vice President of the Little Rock Downtown Kiwanis Club. Wayne currently serves as General Counsel to the Arkansas State Council of the Society of Human Resource Management.

He graduated summa cum laude from Arkansas Tech University in Russellville and attended law school at the William H. Bowen School of Law at UALR where he was a Bowen Scholar. Wayne was a Bowen Scholar at the University of Little Rock School of Law, and won the Bogle-Sharpe Award for Most Likely to Succeed in the Practice of Law in 2003.

10:30 am – 11:45 AM

The First Trump 89 days of employment: What we know today?

Yes, the 90 days new hire Presidential probationary period is over. How has he performed? What are the trends affecting employers? What Executive Orders have changed? What do you do now? This session will bring you up to date on Executive Orders affecting employers, EEO, appointments, what is coming and the latest Twitter blast.

Dan Herrington,  Partner Friday, Eldredge and Clark Law Firm

Daniel L. Herrington is a partner in the Labor and Employment Relations Practice Group focused on representing employers in all areas of labor and employment law, including ADA, FMLA, Wage and Hour, Title VII, OSHA and NLRA. He proactively works with his management clients to help ensure their employment decisions can withstand legal scrutiny. Dan has successfully defended those decisions before state and federal agencies and courts, including the EEOC, OSHA, NLRB, DOL, Arkansas Supreme Court and U.S. Court of Appeals for Eighth Circuit. He also has extensive experience in litigating covenant not to compete and trade secret cases.

Dan is ranked in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers, perhaps the most highly regarded research-based directory of lawyers. Twice voted as one of the top attorneys for labor and employment law by the readers of Arkansas Business and Soiree, Dan has been named to the Mid-South Super Lawyers list of top labor and employment attorneys since 2011. He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 2011 for Employment Law – Management and Litigation– Labor and Employment. He was named Lawyer of the Year 2016, Employment Law – Management for Little Rock. Dan is sought after speaker on employment law topics and regularly presents to groups such as ARSHRM and its affiliate HR associations around the state.


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