The possession and consumption of cannabis for adults will soon be legal in Illinois. The Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act presents both challenges and opportunities for employers. Join us for a discussion with industry experts regarding the implications of this legislation on the workforce. Lunch will be provided.
When: Tuesday, December 10, 2019
TIME: 11:30 am -1 pm
Where: Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, Academic and Professional Center 110D
SHRM credits available
Julie Proscia is an Equity Partner at SmithAmundsen in the labor and employment practice group. Julie has been advocating for employers for over 15 years. Her labor and employment experience spans the gamut from personnel counseling, to union related defense and litigation. Julie has successfully litigated matters in federal and state court, as well as, before administrative agencies including the NLRB, Department of Labor and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Julie is frequently chosen as a leading lawyer by her peers and recently served on the Illinois Senate’s Task Force on sexual misconduct.
Brittany Williams is the Program Director with Justice Grown, Chicago. Brittany holds a graduate degree in Non-Profit Management and is a passionate educator regarding the social impact of cannabis.
John M. Aguilar is the Human Resource Manager with Clarios, Geneva and an adjunct faculty member with Waubonsee Community College. John’s service to the community includes being a member of the Aurora Housing Authority and a former Illinois Liquor Control Commissioner.
Michael Moran is an Assistant Professor of Human Services with Waubonsee Community College.
11:30 am – 12pm – Networking
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm – Presentation of the legislation by Julie Proscia
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm – Panel discussion with questions and answers moderated by Heather Pierce, Workforce Coordinator