April 13, 2022
(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) — Mitchell Williams Attorneys Nate Read and Cara Butler presented at the 2022 Arkansas SHRM Employment Law and Legislative Affairs Conference in Little Rock on April 13. They presented on drugs in the workplace, discussing federal laws related to a drug free workplace and Arkansas law specifically related to marijuana. Throughout their presentation, they provided employers with tools to develop and implement polices related to drugs in the workplace.
Read is an employment attorney with extensive experience representing employers in all matters of employment and labor law with a focus on employment counseling and employment litigation. He advises businesses and executives on employment, confidentiality, restrictive covenant and severance agreements and counsels employers on obligations to state and federal statutes specific to contractual duties. He advises businesses and management in developing personnel policies, personnel procedures and employment handbooks. He also represents individuals and companies in contract disputes and business tort litigation including intellectual property disputes and unfair competition claims.
Butler is an employment attorney that counsels businesses and not-for-profits on employment and workplace issues to ensure compliance with federal, state and local laws. She advises human resources administration on hiring and termination, employee discipline, state and federal leave laws, employee handbooks and policies and wage and hour compliance.
About Mitchell Williams
Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. is a full-service corporate law firm providing strategic, comprehensive legal counsel for everything from day-to-day needs to the most complex, specialized business matters. Established in 1954, the firm has offices in Little Rock, Rogers and Jonesboro, Arkansas and Austin, Texas. For more information, visit MitchellWilliamsLaw.com.